2015 Archive

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Susan Lynn Tolle, BSDH, MS

As a full-time professor in the Hirschfeld School of Dental Hygiene at Old Dominion University (ODU) in Norfolk, Virginia, Susan Lynn Tolle, BSDH, MS, spends her time teaching, mentoring, writing, and conducting clinical research. Her efforts in teaching were recognized in 2009 …
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Darlene J. Swigart, RDH, BS

Darlene J. Swigart, RDH, BS, works full-time as a practicing dental hygienist in Oceanside, California, while also earning a Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree with an emphasis in education from Idaho State University (ISU) in Pocatello. After 30 years of dental …
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Gail Malone, RDH, BS

As the professional services senior manager for DENTSPLY Professional, Gail Malone, RDH, BS, sets the clinical education strategy for the company’s preventive product line. She works collaboratively with dentistry’s and dental hygiene’s key opinion leaders to oversee the development and delivery of …
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Katy Battani, RDH, MS

Katy Battani, RDH, MS, is definitely a “mover and shaker,” as she hardly ever has a chance to sit down. She has two important positions in public health—project manager of the Perinatal and Infant Oral Health Quality Improvement (PIOHQI) program with the …
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Kathy Lituri, RDH, MPH

Kathy Lituri, RDH, MPH, is a clinical instructor and oral health promotion director in the Office of Global and Population Health at Boston University (BU) Goldman School of Dental Medicine. Her extensive experience in public health has led to her committed involvement …
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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 …