2014 Archive

2014_Pam-Zarkowski

Pam Zarkowski, BSDH, MPH, JD

As provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Detroit Mercy (UDM), Pam Zarkowski, BSDH, MPH, JD, serves as the university’s chief academic officer and is responsible for the administration of all academic departments and programs. A faculty member …
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Karine Strickland, RDHAP, BS

After working in private practice in Northern California for more than 25 years, Karine Strickland, RDHAP, BS, decided to go back to school to earn an alternative-practice credential. In 2005, after completing the program at the University of the Pacific Arthur A. …
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Candy B. Ross, RDH, BS

With more than 35 years of experience in industry, Candy B. Ross, RDH, BS, is well versed in clinical research, training and continuing-education development, professional relations, marketing, and product-launch strategies. Currently, she is director of industry and professional relations for the KaVo …
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Kelly Tanner Williams, RDH, MS, CDA

From clinical dental hygiene practice and consulting to academia, Kelly Tanner Williams, RDH, MS, CDA, is a go-getter. As coordinator of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Reaffirmation at Thomas Nelson Community College in Hampton, Virginia, she …
2014_Martha-Dellapenna

Martha M. Dellapenna, RDH, MEd

Martha M. Dellapenna, RDH, MEd, has experience in a variety of workplace settings—from academia to industry—but her passion remains public health. She is director of the Washington, DC-based Medicaid-Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) State Dental Association (MSDA) Center for Quality, Policy and …
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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. …