Jeffrey M. Karp, colleagues selected for inaugural RWJ program

Give Kids a Smile

Jeffery M. Karp, DDS, MS (Developmental/Surg Sci-Pediatric Dentistry) is a member of a three-person interdisciplinary team named by the Robert Wood Johnson FoundationĀ® to participate in its new Clinical Scholars Program. The three-year national leadership program brings together 30 innovative clinicians from different fields/specialties to tackle complex health problems. Karp's team project, Building a Dental Home Network for Children with Special Health Care Needs, was selected after a competitive review process. Participating with Karp on the team are Mark DeRuiter, MBA, PhD (CLA-Speech and Language Pathology) and Peter Scal, MD, MPH, (Medical School). Clinical Scholars is one of four new national change leadership programs, designed by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to extend the influence and impact of change leaders working to establish health as a shared value and a Culture of Health. Read more.