2016 Archive

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 …

Terri Tilliss, RDH, PhD

Terri Tilliss, RDH, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Graduate Orthodontics at the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine in Denver. She facilitates resident research projects, teaches communication and behavior change skills to international dental students and orthodontic and …

Kylie J. Siruta-Austin, RDH, MS, ECP-III

Kylie J. Siruta-Austin, RDH, MS, ECP-III, works clinically for Community Health Ministry in the Healthy Smiles Outreach Program in Wamego, Kansas, and Total Care Dentistry in Junction City, Kansas. In addition to her dental hygiene license, Siruta-Austin has the Extended Care Permit …

Phyllis A. Martina, RDH, MBA

Phyllis A. Martina, RDH, MBA, is the senior academic relations manager for Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals Inc. In this position, she develops and executes plans to increase Colgate’s presence in dental and hygiene schools; creates programs to build Colgate’s relationship with dental and …

Marion C. Manski, RDH, MS

Marion C. Manski, RDH, MS, is an associate professor and director of the Dental Hygiene Program at the University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) School of Dentistry. She is also the director of admissions and recruitment for the dental hygiene program. Manski has …

Deborah Jacobi, RDH, MA

Deborah Jacobi, RDH, MA, has dedicated her professional life to helping others receive the dental care they need. Her wealth of experience ranges from Head Start programs to federally qualified health centers to the Indian Health Service (IHS). She is a tireless …