OSAP Names Michelle Lee, CPC, as Executive Director PDF Print Email


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Andy Whitehead
Interim Executive Director
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August 23, 2018 (ATLANTA) — The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP), a community of clinicians, educators, consultants, researchers, and industry representatives who advocate for the Safest Dental Visit, is proud to announce and welcome Michelle Lee, CPC as executive director.

Interim executive director, Andy Whitehead, says the organization is thrilled to welcome Lee. “Michelle’s real-world business acumen and executive leadership made her an impressive candidate, but it’s her loyal involvement, understanding of the dental industry, and ideas of how to develop and evolve the organization that made her a perfect fit for the position,” Whitehead said.

As executive director, Lee will develop a strategic vision for the organization moving forward. She will work with the OSAP board of directors to leverage her insights to enhance OSAP’s membership offerings, introduce new marketing initiatives and expand the reach of the organization.

Lee comes to OSAP with more than 30 years of experience in the dental and healthcare industries. Prior to OSAP, Lee worked at DDS Staffing Resources as president and CEO. She specialized in temporary and direct hire staffing in healthcare with divisions including dental and medical practices, healthcare reimbursement personnel, government contracts, and advanced practice professionals. Most recently, Lee shared her dental and business knowledge with dental practices by serving as managing partner, practice development, and training with Tower Leadership.

Lee has spoken at multiple association events, including the Georgia Dental Hygienists’ Association, the Georgia Dental Association, Dental Office Management Association, and dental hygiene programs and dental schools throughout the southeast.

“I love the dental industry. It is a deeply rewarding career path and I’m thrilled to extend my expertise to a wonderful organization like OSAP,” Lee said. “I’m excited to work with the OSAP board on the strategic plan, getting to know our membership, and look forward to spreading the critical message of providing the Safest Dental Visit.

About OSAP

The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) is the only dental membership association solely focused on infection prevention and patient safety education. Our members include individual clinicians, group practices, educators, researchers, consultants, trainers, compliance directors, policymakers, and industry representatives who advocate for safe and infection-free delivery of oral healthcare. OSAP focuses on strategies to improve compliance with safe practices and on building a strong network of recognized infection control experts. OSAP offers an extensive online collection of resources, publications, FAQs, checklists, and toolkits that help dental professionals deliver the Safest Dental Visit for their patients. Plus, online and live courses help advance the level of knowledge and skill for every member of the dental team. For additional information, visit osap.org.