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Gerald Ferretti, D.D.S., M.S.

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Professor, Pediatric Dentistry and Pediatrics
Project Director, POHEK
-M.S., Public Health Program, 
 University of Kentucky

-M.S., Dental Science, 
 University of Connecticut Graduate School

-D.D.S., Georgetown University, 
 Washington, D.C.
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Dr. Ferretti serves as Project Director with overall responsibility for the completion of the POHEK (Physicians Oral Health Education in Kentucky) Grant. He is a Board Certified, Pediatric Dentist who has been involved in the graduate program in pediatric dentistry for more than 20 years at the University of Kentucky. He lectures to 3rd year medical students during their pediatrics rotation and to pediatric residents; has chaired the committee that developed the recently adopted and implemented Education Standards for Advanced Education Training Programs in Pediatric Dentistry; is currently Chair of the Dental Technical Advisory Committee to Medicaid; past member of the Kentucky Medicaid Council; and is jointly appointed as Professor of Pediatrics.


1996 Downs, AT, Dembo J, Ferretti, GA, Lyons TD, Pelphrey A: A Comparative Study of Midazolam as an IM Sedative Agent. ASDC Journal of Dentistry for Children 64:3:197-200

1998 Weaver, R, Gray, C, Colangelo, G, Ferretti, G, Galbally, J, Garrison, R, Martens, L, Hayes, K: Linking Postdoctoral General Dentistry Programs with Managed Care Programs And Settings. Journal of Dental Education 62:8:599-608

1997 Turner, E., Ferretti, G.: Management of Minor Dentoalveolar Trauma to the Young Anterior Dentition. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America , May, pp. 225-240

2002 Hardison, JD; Cecil, JC; Mullins, MR; White, JA; Manz, M; Ferretti, GA:
The 2001 Kentucky Children's Oral Health Survey: Findings from Children ages 24-59 months and then caregivers. Accepted JAAPD

2002 Gonsalvez, W; Ferretti, GA; Book Chapter on Oral Health in Current Diagnosis and Treatment in Family Medicine, South-Paul, Matheny, Leuis, eds,McGraw Hill Companies

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