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Special O2 Day Webinar – Early Intervention: Recognizing and Treating ACD in Children
October 1, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm EDT
The Foundation for Airway Health Global Airway Health Day is October 2, 2019.
Join us when Kevin Boyd discusses the importance of early intervention for Airway Centered Disorder (ACD), and children’s health, growth / development, learning and behavior.
Learn how you can participate in O2 Day. Be an Airway Advocate and change the lives of children.
Kevin Boyd, a leading advocate in the importance of early recognition and intervention for airway centered disorder (ASD), is a board-certified pediatric dentist practicing in Chicago, and an attending instructor in the residency-training program in Pediatric Dentistry at Lurie Children’s Hospital where he additionally serves as a dental consultant to the Sleep Medicine service. Kevin obtained an advanced degree (M.Sc.) in Human Nutrition from Michigan State University where his research interests were focused on unhealthy eating, dental caries, obesity and diabetes.
He is currently completing pre-requisite course work in Biological Anthropology at Northeastern Illinois University in preparation for graduate study and research in the newly emerging discipline of Evolutionary Medicine.
His clinical focus is centered upon prevention of oral and systemic disease through promotion of healthy breathing and eating; his primary research interest is in the area of infant/early childhood feeding practices and how they impact palatal-facial development, naso-respiratory competence and neuro-cognitive development. He is currently a visiting Scholar at U.Pennsylvania doing research in the areas of anthropology and orthodontics. and board member of the AAPMD.