Guest: Dr. Dwight McLeod DDS, MS

Dr. Dwight McLeod is a kind, compassionate man who serves at the dean of A.T. Still University Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health. Prior to joining ATSU, he served as a professor for SIUE’s School of Medicine. During his professional career, he founded the Jamaica Dental Mission, which operates three clinics in western Jamaica. More than 16,000 patients have received dental care through this mission! You can read more about Dr. McLeod HERE.

Company: ATSU – Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health

In downtown St. Louis a magnificent, state-of-the-art building is located at 1500 Park Avenue. This innovative and socially responsible institution is committed to the advancement of educational excellence, scholarship, community service, diversity, inclusion, leadership and technology. It is truly a gem in our community and to the residents of the St. Louis Region.  

A.T. Still University of Health Sciences serves as a learning-centered university dedicated to preparing highly competent professionals through innovative academic programs with a commitment to continue its osteopathic heritage and focus on whole person healthcare, scholarship, community health, interprofessional education, diversity, and underserved populations. 

In this episode:

Listen to hear what the dean has to say about serving many underrepresented and underserved groups in the region. 

  • What are the challenges of obtaining dental care in our region, and state, due to lace of insurance and access?
  • What services does ATSU provide and to whom? 
  • How does this asset benefit the community and what is the investment in future generations?
  • How can YOU help!

 

Resources Mentioned:

ATSU