Dr. Steve Geiermann, a retired Captain in the U.S. Public Health Service, serves as the Senior Manager addressing access, community oral health infrastructure and capacity within the American Dental Association. He served as a dental director in the Indian Health Service and Federally Qualified Health Centers as well as being a HRSA regional dental consultant and project officer within the National Health Service Corps and the HIV/AIDS Bureau. He served on the Board of Directors of the National Network for Oral Health Access (NNOHA) and was an expert advisor for Safety Net Solutions seeking to improve the financial stability and productivity of health centers. He currently serves on the advisory committee/board of directors for the Oral Health Progress and Equity Network (OPEN) and on the board of the American Institute of Dental Public Health (AIDPH).
Dr. Geiermann is a 1983 graduate of the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. He is a Senior Fellow of the Center for Excellence in Government and a Fellow of the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists.
Steve’s career has been centered within interdisciplinary settings and he strives to share the benefits of that experience whenever possible. He is a better clinician, oral health professional and colleague due to these experiences.
Steve's alter ego is Eleanor Roosevelt. He has a 18.5 year old black and tan mini-dachshund named Chili. His partner is Alex. He loves to choral sing, read science fiction/fantasy, do crafts (cross-stitch, needlepoint and build real log cabins), travel and try new cuisines. He has a special love for searching out new versions of the classic Manhattan.