Anita Glicken, MSW
Executive Director
National Interprofessional Initiative on Oral Health

Anita Duhl Glicken MSW, associate dean and professor emerita, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center, was a core founder of campus-wide IPE curriculum. She now serves as Executive Director of the National Interprofessional Initiative on Oral Health (NIIOH) providing support to a national movement to integrate oral health into primary care. Prior leadership roles include President of the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) and President/CEO of the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants Health Foundation. In 2009, Ms. Glicken launched the PA Leadership Initiative on Oral Health, a model systems change strategy that engages national organization leaders to work together to integrate oral health across education and practice. Ms. Glicken’s career has focused on healthcare transformation, partnering to create innovative education and care delivery models grounded in interprofessional collaboration and health equity.