Alicia Bazzano

Dr. Alicia Bazzano

MD, PhD, MPH, is Chief Health Officer for Special Olympics International. Dr. Bazzano provides strategic oversight of all health activities around the world to ensure public funding, policies, medical training programs and health service delivery are inclusive of people with Intellectual Disabilities (ID).
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Dental exam at Healthy Athletes screening during the 2019 World Games in Abu Dhabi.
Attentive dental care is essential to an athlete’s overall health and well-being says Dr. Alicia Bazzano, Special Olympics Chief Health Officer, in a recent article she wrote for Dentistry Today. In it, she addressed how gaps in preventive care often lead to serious health issues for athletes with intellectual disabilities.
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Dr. Alicia Bazzano Calls for Urgent Need for Training for Health Care Professionals and Access to Quality Care for People with Intellectual Disabilities
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