2006-2010 Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
1998-2001 Residency:University of Massachusetts Medical School Family Medicine Residency Program, Worcester, MA
1994-1998 MD, McMaster University Medical School, Hamilton, ON (Canada)
1987-1991 BA in Government (Cum Laude) Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
1983-1987 Second School Diploma, Ridley College, St. Catherines, ON (Canada)
American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)/Massachusetts Academy of Family Physicians
AAFP Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) Instructor
Society of Teachers in Family Medicine
Committees: Working Group on Oral Health; Humanities in Medicine
American Public Health Association/American Association of Public Health Dentistry
American Medical Association/Massachusetts Medical Society/Worcester District Medical Society
Journal of Family Medicine
Journal of Women's Health
Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine
Journal of Public Health Dentistry
Journal of Pediatrics
BMC (Biomedical Central) Public Health
Humanities in Medicine Series, Home Visit Curriculum, Senior Project Mentoring, Oral Health Lecture Series
Oral Health Spiral Curriculum (including Oral Health Interclerkship, Community Health Clerkship, Oral Health elective, Oral Health Interest Group), Health Policy Interclerkship, Disabilities Interclerkship, Longitudinal Preceptor Program, Faculty Advisor/Specialty Mentor, Senior Scholar Research Advisor
2011: Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Oral Health in Medicine Study Committee
2009 to present: American Dental Association (ADA) Council on Access, Prevention, and Interprofessional Relations Public Health Advisory Committee (PHAC)
2009 to present: National Interprofessional Initiative on Oral Health, Advisory Committee
2010 to present: Massachusetts Dental Society, Council on Access, Prevention, and Interprofessional Relations (CAPIR)
2009 to present: Massachusetts Early Childhood Oral Health Consortium
2007 to present: Massachusetts Oral Health Advocacy Task Force Steering Committee
2006 to present: Worcester District Medical Society (WDMS) Public Health Committee
National/International Meetings- Poster Presentations|
Silk H, Savageau J, Ferullo A. A National Survey of Oral Health Education in US Medical and Osteopathic Schools. National Oral Health Conference (NOHC). Pittsburgh, PA.
Savageau J, Silk H, Ferullo A.A National Survey of Oral Health Education in US Medical and Osteopathic Schools. American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting. Denver, CO.
Silk H, Bibace R, Lawrence A. Sharing Our Stories: Our Department Weekly List-serve of Success Stories. Society of Teachers in Family Medicine (STFM) Annual Meeting. Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Silk H Practical Pointers: A Review of Systems that Covers all of the Bases. Consultant 2011;51(2):80.
Silk H. Letter to Editor. The Family Practice Pledge. Family Medicine 2011;43(2):126-127.
Ferullo A, Silk H, Savageau J. Teaching Oral Health Education in U.S. Medical and Osteopathic Schools: Results of a National Survey. Academic Medicine 2011;86(2):226 - 230.
Silk H, Gusha J, Adler B, Sachs Leicher E, Finison LJ, Huppert ME, Stille S, Yost YB. Central Massachusetts Oral Health Initiative (CMOHI): A Successful Public-Private Community Health Collaboration. Journal of Public Health Dentistry 2010;70(4):308-312.
Silk H. Preventing Toothache in Primary Care. Viewpoint to Toothache in US Children Lewis C, Stout J. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2010;164:1059-1063. Medscape Dentistry and Oral Health (www.medscape.com) 12/2010.