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February 2017 Blogs

IHS Engineers Recognized at Public Health Service Awards Ceremony

Rear Adm. Randall Gardner, P.E., Office of Environmental Health and Engineering

February 21, 2017
by Rear Adm. Randall Gardner, P.E., Office of Environmental Health and Engineering

Two of the Indian Health Service’s many dedicated and talented engineers were recognized during the United States Public Health Service Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov Engineer Category Awards Ceremony.

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IHS Celebrates National Children's Dental Health Month

Capt. Timothy L. Ricks, DMD, MPH, Acting Oral Health Promotion/Disease Consultant, Division of Oral Health, IHS

February 14, 2017
by Capt. Timothy L. Ricks, DMD, MPH, Acting Oral Health Promotion/Disease Consultant, Division of Oral Health, IHS

Each February, IHS, tribal and urban dental programs celebrate National Children's Dental Health Month (NCDHM). The American Dental Association held the first national observance of Children's Dental Health Day on February 8, 1949, and in 1981 it was extended to a month-long observance to show the ... Continue reading