Dentist By 1 Interprofessional Program Series - Agenda & Speaker Bios

June 10 in Rockford


Date and Time:
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Lunch will be provided.

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford, Room A254
1601 Parkview Ave.
Rockford, IL

CEU/CME Credits*:
4 CEU credits for dental professionals; CME credits for medical professionals.

Crusader Community Health
Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics
Rockford Health Council

Speaker Bios

Lance Lambert, DDS, Board Certified Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Lambert is board certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association. In addition to founding his private dental practice over 25 years ago, he taught over 28 years in the Postgraduate Pediatric Dental Residency Program at UIC. Dr. Lambert has published scientific papers on pediatric dental sedation, and taught numerous courses on caring for children with special needs, and the use of nitrous oxide sedation in dentistry. Dr. Lambert served on the Board of Directors for the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, and as president of the Illinois chapter of American Academy of Pediatric Dentists.

Robert Rada, DDS

Dr. Rada received his DDS in 1985, from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He then completed a general practice residency at Loyola University. Following the residency he joined the faculty at Loyola, teaching in both the General Practice Residency and the Division of Operative Dentistry from 1986 through 1993. Dr. Rada currently is a clinical professor in the Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences at the University of Illinois College of Dentistry and teaches in the undergraduate group practice clinics. Dr. Rada also maintains a private practice in LaGrange, Illinois, focusing on care for patients of all ages with special needs and hospital dentistry. He has lectured throughout the U.S. and published numerous articles on oral health care for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Gary Fernando, MD, FAAP

Dr. Fernando received medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Rockford in 2007. He completed his pediatrics residency at Stony Brook Long Island Children’s Hospital in Stony Brook, NY where he also served in the capacity of chief resident and was assistant director for the pediatric research rotation. Dr. Fernando is now a pediatric provider at Crusader Community Health where he serves as chair of pediatrics. He is Board Certified in Pediatrics and is a Diplomate Fellow Member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Fernando is a member of the Committee on Instruction and Appraisal at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Rockford and is the vice president of the Winnebago County Medical Society.

*This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Illinois Chapter (ICAAP). The American Academy of Pediatrics is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The AAP designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity is acceptable for a maximum of 4.0 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit from organizations accredited by ACCME. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 4.0 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.

This program is accredited for 4.0 NAPNAP CE contact hours of which 0 contain pharmacology (Rx), (0 related to psychopharmacology) (0 related to controlled substances), content per the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) Continuing Education Guidelines.