Zaida Dedolph (she/her) is the director of health policy at Children’s Action Alliance, which serves as AZOHC’s fiscal sponsor. Through her work in public health policy and advocacy, Zaida strives to promote community-driven solutions that promote health justice and access to care. Zaida loves being part of AZOHC because of its commitment to making our health systems more equitable and promotion of oral health as a facet of whole person health. Zaida holds a BS in Anthropology from Loyola University Chicago and an MPH from the University of Arizona. She has solved the New York Times crossword every day for the past 837 days and intends to continue this streak forever. Outside of (and sometimes during) work, she tries her best to wrangle a toddler, several cats, and a Sulcata tortoise.