Using Social Networks To Improve Oral Health

Sunday, February 19, 2017: 3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Room 311 (Hynes Convention Center)
Raul Garcia, Boston University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA
Brenda Heaton, Boston University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA
People live in complex social contexts that modify health and that shape behaviors and attitudes at both individual and group levels. The application of Social Network Analysis methods to oral health disparities research has potential to provide insights on how to most effectively promote oral health in communities.