Irish Society for Disability & Oral Health Award

ISDH Winner 2011Irish Society for Disability & Oral Health Annual Special Care Dentistry Award


The Dental Health Foundation is delighted to announce the winner of the 2011 DHF ISDH Bursary Award in Special Care Dentistry. The authors are Dr Mary O'Farrell (lead author), Principal Dental Surgeon, HSE North East and Dr Carmel Parnell, Senior Dental Surgeon/Researcher. The project team were Dr Declan Quinn, Dr Rosarii McCafferty, MsDorothy Halpin, Ms Mary Carr, Ms Elizabeth O'Reilly and Ms Mairin McInerney.

The winning entry is entitled "Health Lifesmiles" - the development of an Oral Helath Promotion Programme for Nurses and Carers of Older People in Co. Meath Ireland.

The award was presented to Dr Mary O'Farrell and Dr Carmel Parnell by Ms Patricia Gilsenan-O'Neill, Acting Executive Director, Dental Health Foundation at the Irish Society for Disability & Oral Health's Annual Conference on Friday, 24th June 2011.