Dental Director, Altmed Health Services
SDL-12 (2018)

Dr Rosa Eugenia Arzu

Born in Portsmouth, Virginia USA. At the age of 6, she moved to Guatemala City where she was raised. She received a Doctorate in Dental Surgery in 2000, at Francisco Marroquin University. In 2003, Dr. Arzu moved to California. In the process of getting her certification to practice Dentistry, she worked as a Dental Assistant in an HMO and Private practice. Dr. Arzu received her California Dental Board Certification in 2007. Started working in an HMO and Private Practice. In 2008, she was hired by AltaMed Health Services as a Dental Provider for Bell Clinic. In 2009, Dr. Arzu got promoted to Dental Director Position; in her current role she oversees Dental Operations of 9 Dental Clinics and 6 Oral Health Units located in Los Angeles & Orange County. In 2012, she got her certification as a Board Examiner for California awards for performance excellence. In 2013, Dr. Arzu served as the Chair for the Dental Director Roundtable Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County. In 2016, she completed a Leadership Training at UCSF. In June 2017, she was certified as a Quality Assurance Consultant and is in the process of her certification as a Green Belt Six Sigma.Currently, she serves as the Co-chair at the Dental Director Peer Network from CPCA Dr. Arzu is an active member of professional organizations, such as Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County, American Dental Association, Medicaid-Medicare-CHIP Services Dental Association and National Network for Oral Health, Dental Quality Alliance, Dental Directors Peer Network, and Coalition of Orange County Community Health Centers.