BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Dec. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Oakstone, one of the foremost providers of multimedia educational activities for healthcare professionals as well as corporate wellness resources, has announced the appointment of Dr. Jim Lozier to the newly created position of Chief Dental Officer. Dr. Lozier will continue to report directly to Diane Munson, Oakstone's President and Chief Executive Officer. "We are very pleased to draw upon Dr. Lozier's talent and wealth of experience to lead our dental program into the future. Jim's leadership in this expanded role positions Oakstone to take advantage of the opportunities and growth ahead for our dental program," said Ms. Munson. As Chief Dental Officer, Dr. Lozier will continue to manage the company's successful Dental Decks® Division, which primarily targets dental students preparing for their national board examinations. His expanded strategic role in the company's dental program will allow Oakstone to identify and develop new business and content ideas, as well as influence strategic initiatives. Since Dr. Lozier founded Dental Decks in 1992, it has become the number one study aid throughout the world for dental students. "I've worked primarily on developing products to equip students with the knowledge they need to begin their dental careers. As the Chief Dental Officer at Oakstone, I will have the opportunity to help provide solutions to aid dental professionals with their lifelong continuing education, which is at the core of Oakstone's educational programs," Lozier said. "I am excited to be an integral part of a company that is committed to the educational success of healthcare professionals." Dr. Lozier began his career in private practice in 1988, during which time he founded Dental Decks. He left private practice in 2003 to devote his fulltime attention to building the Dental Decks business and brand. Dr. Lozier joined Oakstone as Dental Decks' Editor in Chief in August 2011, when Oakstone acquired his company. Lozier earned his BS in Biology from Trenton State College and received his DDS from Georgetown University School of Dentistry. About OakstoneOakstone Publishing, LLC excels at providing non-biased, multimedia continuing education and certification materials for physicians, dentists and allied healthcare professionals, as well as effective and award-winning wellness resources for organizations interested in encouraging health lifestyle choices among their employees. Oakstone has been awarded Accreditation with Commendation from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), which places it in the top 8% of medical education content providers in the country. For more information about Oakstone, please visit www.oakstone.com. Oakstone is a portfolio company of BV Investment Partners, a leading private equity investor in the information and business services, communications and media sectors.