Chapter Oral Health Advocates (COHAs) are pediatricians or pediatric dentists appointed by their AAP Chapter President to work in their state and community to support oral health. COHAs work hard to educate others about oral health in the medical setting and advocate for children’s oral health issues at the state and local levels.
Interested in becoming a COHA for Washington? Please see the job description here and reach out to WCAAP Executive Director Sarah Rafton to confirm your appointment. States can have more than one COHA. You must be a member of the national AAP, the Section on Oral Health, and WCAAP. Please fill out our contact us form and attach your letter of confirmation when completing the form.