Research Archive

Alice M. Horowitz, RDH, MA, PhD

Alice M. Horowitz, RDH, MA, PhD, is a research associate professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Maryland-College Park. As a health educator researcher, her career focus has been on dental caries primary prevention and closing the gap …

Jane L. Forrest, RDH, EdD

Jane L. Forrest, RDH, EdD, is a professor of clinical dentistry and section chair of behavioral science at the Ostrow School of Dentistry of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, and director of the National Center for Dental Hygiene Research …

Denise M. Bowen, RDH, MS

Denise M. Bowen, RDH, MS, (deceased) is a graduate faculty member and professor emeritus in the Department of Dental Hygiene at Idaho State University (ISU) in Pocatello. She has served as a consultant to the dental industry; numerous government, university, and private …
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Hannah Maxey, PhD, MPH, RDH

Actively involved in health workforce policy and research at the state and national level, Hannah Maxey, PhD, MPH, RDH, is an assistant professor and director of Health Workforce Studies at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis. She completed her doctoral degree …
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Margaret “Peg” Walsh, RDH, MS, MA, EdD

Margaret “Peg” Walsh, RDH, MS, MA, EdD, (deceased) was one of dental hygiene’s most prolific researchers. She  authored more than 100 scientific articles and received more than $10 million in grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the state of California. …
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MaryAnn Cugini, RDH, BS, MHP

After working as a clinical dental hygienist in both private practice and public health settings, MaryAnn Cugini, RDH, BS, MHP, began her career in dental research. Throughout her 33 years in the field, she has conducted research on a wide array of …
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Sandra K. Rich, RDH, BA, MPH, PhD

Sandra K. Rich, RDH, BA, MPH, PhD, is an associate professor at Ostrow School of Dentistry, University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles. She is also former assistant dean of education development. After serving in the dental hygiene program as a …
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Adele Eberhart, RDH, MS

Adele Eberhart, RDH, MS, is head of site management in the United States for San Francisco-based Genentech, a biotechnology company that uses human genetic information to discover, develop, manufacture, and commercialize medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions. She …
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Caren M. Barnes, RDH, MS

Caren M. Barnes, RDH, MS, is a professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene, and coordinator of clinical research at the Cruzan Center for Dental Research, both at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Dentistry, Lincoln. She has been practicing, …
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Karen B. Williams, RDH, PhD

Karen B. Williams, RDH, PhD, is professor and director of the Clinical Research Center at the UMKC School of Dentistry. In addition to teaching and research, Williams has been active in clinical dental hygiene for more than 38 years and in clinical …