David Ojeda Diaz, DDS
Assistant Professor
University of Texas Health San Antonio
Dr. David Ojeda Díaz, a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Medicine, received his DDS from the Santa Maria University, Venezuela, in 2008. He then entered a combined training program in Oral Surgery & Oral Pathology in Bogota, Colombia. Upon completion, he began private practice and actively participated in the Venezuelan Academy of Oral Medicine. After completing an Oral Medicine / Orofacial Pain fellowship at the New York University and a residency in Oral Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Ojeda Diaz joined faculty at UT Health San Antonio, School of Dentistry.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

The oral health examination is proposed to be essential to medical education and a Healthy People 2020 indicator, though not routinely taught. The schools of medicine and dentistry implemented the Head, Ears, Nose, Oral health, Throat (HENOT) and Cranial Nerve (CN) Interprofessional Education (IPE) Activity with the aim to assess medical and dental student perceptions of the effectiveness of an IPE experience and attitudes toward integrating oral and cranial nerve examinations into the healthcare curriculum.   Teams of medical and dental students completed online pre-activities and…