Tammi O. Byrd, RDH, BS


Tammi O. Byrd, RDH, BS, is CEO and clinical director of Health Promotion Specialists, a school-based dental hygiene program serving schools in South Carolina since 2000. She is responsible for the administration and management of the company’s budget and operations, as well as its clinical functions. Byrd actively participates in the monitoring and development of […]

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Lillian J. Caperila, RDH, MEd


Lillian J. Caperila, RDH, MEd, has more than 30 years’ experience in oral health care, where she has explored several roles, including certified dental assistant, clinical dental hygienist, periodontal co-therapist, and educator. She is currently manager and international presenter of professional continuing education for Premier Dental Products Co in Plymouth Meeting, Pa. Caperila is active

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Pamela Overman, EdD, RDH

Pamela Overman, EdD, RDH, is associate dean for academic affairs at University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry, where she is dedicated to helping manage the training of future oral health professionals. In 2001, Overman earned a doctoral degree in education policy and leadership at the University of Kansas in Lawrence. Active in the American

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Lucinda B. McKechnie, RDH, BS


Lucinda B. McKechnie, RDH, BS, has been practicing clinical dental hygiene for more than 40 years. In addition to clinical practice, McKechnie has been active in academia, altruism, and continuing education. She has presented programs in periodontal therapy at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in Philadelphia, as well as professional meetings and

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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 oversees all American region management of trials for first entry and early development

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Kathy J. Eklund, RDH, MHP


Kathy J. Eklund, RDH, MHP, is director of infection control and occupational health, and research subject and patient safety advocate at the Forsyth Institute in Boston. She is also an adjunct associate professor at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene. Eklund is a past chair of the Organization

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