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Jovita (Jo) Kerner

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Jovita (Jo) Kerner

Children's Dental Coordinator
Alameda County Public Health Department
dental hygiene
California dental care plans
practice management consulting
preventive and educational dental services in Alameda County


Jo Kerner has had a rich and varied career in the dental field over the past 40 years. Trained as a dental hygienist at the University of California, Berkeley and the UCSF School of Dentistry, she practiced clinical dental hygiene for 25 years before earning a master's degree in values from San Francisco Theological Seminary. She then became an assistant clinical professor in the dental school at UCSF, followed by employment with Aetna Dental Care of California as a manager and chief operating officer of California dental plans. Hired by Brown & Toland MSO as a consultant, she went on to own her own practice management consulting business for several years before beginning employment with Alameda County Public Health Department in 2001. Ms. Kerner currently is responsible for a staff of county employees and volunteers who provide preventive and educational dental services in Alameda County schools.

1000 Broadway, Suite 500
Oakland  California  94607
United States
Office Phone: 
(510) 208-5910


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