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2016 BCHN Symposium & Annual Meeting: "Coordinating and Integrating Oral Health with Primary Medical Health Care"

The Bronx Community Health Network, Inc. (BCHN) Board of Directors.
The Bronx Community Health Network 2016 Symposium & Annual Meeting was held on May 24 at the Montefiore Grand Hall. This year's theme was "Coordinating and Integrating Oral Health with Primary Medical Health Care."

A panel discussion was moderated by Jay Izes, MD, BCHN Chief Medical Officer/Quality Improvement Director.
Dr. Jay Izes moderating the "Coordinating and Integrating Oral Health with Primary Medical Health Care" panel.

Panelists included (pictured left to right):
* Noel C. Brown, MD, MBA
Director of Performance Improvement & Regional Medical Director, Montefiore Medical Group

* Julie Kazimiroff, DDS, MS, FAGD, FACD, Cert.Ed.
Director, Community Dentistry and Health Promotion - Department of Dentistry, Montefiore Medical Center

* Sharon Distant Johnson, DMD
General Dentistry, Comprehensive Health Care Center (CHCC), Montefiore Medical Group

* Peter F. Belamarich, MD, MPH
Chief, Division of Academic General Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Community residents were recognized with awards in multiple categories.
2016 BCHN award winners.

Community Health Center Leadership Awards:
* Joseph P. DeLuca, MD, Associate Division Chief of Division of General Internal Medicine, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine & Medical Director, Comprehensive Health Care Center (CHCC), Montefiore Medical Center (accepted by Noel C. Brown, MD, MBA)
* Victoria Gorski, MD, Associate Clinical Professor Family and Social Medicine, Family Health Center (FHC), Montefiore Medical Center
* Peter Marcus, MD, Family Physician, Claremont Family Health Center, Acacia Network/PROMESA Systems, Inc.
* Sharon Edwards-Bandyopadhyay, MBA, Chief Financial Officer, BCHN

Community Health Service Award:
* Gladys Beaulieu, BA, Board Member, BCHN Board of Directors

Community Health Leadership Award:
* Richard Thomas, Vice President, BCHN Board of Directors