2008 Archive

Michele L. Darby, RDH, MS

Michele L. Darby, RDH, MS, (deceased) Eminent Scholar, University Professor, and Graduate Program Director, Gene W. Hirschfeld School of Dental Hygiene, Old Dominion University. Ms. Darby taught, wrote, and inspired future generations of dental hygienists for more than 36 years both in …
Mary-Foley

Mary E. Foley, RDH, MPH

Mary E. Foley, RDH, MPH, Dean, Associate Professor, Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene Ms. Foley has worked in public health since 1999, before becoming dean in 2007. She has served as the director of the Office of Oral Health with the Massachusetts …

JoAnn R. Gurenlian, RDH, PhD

JoAnn R. Gurenlian, RDH, PhD, Entrepreneur A dental hygienist for more than 30 years, Dr. Gurenlian has worked in private practice and education, run for political office, is very involved with the ADHA, and is a textbook author and speaker. She served …

Lynne McHugh, RDH, BS

Lynne McHugh, RDH, BS, Vice President, Operations and Administration, Henry Schein North America Prioritizing is a big part of Ms. McHugh’s day-to-day work as her position with Henry Schein involves many meetings, conference calls, and business travel. Much of her time is …

Laura A. Mallery-Sayre, RDH, BSDH, MSDHEd

Laura A. Mallery-Sayre, RDH, BSDH, MSDHEd, Clinician, Office Manager, Partner, Practice Management Consultant, and Researcher A practicing clinician for the past 39 years, Ms. Mallery-Sayre is still passionate about dental hygiene. She currently works in her husband’s general and implant practice as …
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Gayle B. McCombs, RDH, MS

Gayle B. McCombs, RDH, MS, Director of the Center for Dental Hygiene Research, Associate Professor, School of Dental Hygiene, Old Dominion University Ms. McCombs did not go through dental hygiene school thinking she wanted to conduct research. However, while in graduate school …