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Soaring to Wellness

August 30, 2019 by lbilich

EWU Dental Hygiene to Reach More Vulnerable Patients Professor Merri Jones RDH, MSDH received a $6,500 grant from MultiCare's Community Partnership Grants for 2019. This money will allow more resources for dental hygiene students working with five target populations in the community. We are… [Read more]

Rothmund Publishes as First Author

July 10, 2019 by awetmore

Based upon her thesis research at EWU on oral manifestations in menopausal women, Windy Rothmund, MSDH,BSDH, RDH, and two-time EWU alumni was invited to author a continuing education course on Oral Health Implications of Menopause. This course focuses on how "Dental hygienists play an… [Read more]
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MAY: Better Hearing and Speech Month

June 11, 2019 by dstephens

Free hearing screenings were offered at the Spokane campus on May 22, 2019. Three graduate students Alisa Cryer, Elli Armantrout, and Allison Kromer, supervised by Dr. Barbara Peregoy, screened approximately 35 individuals that walked through the Student Academic Center between 11 a.m. and 1… [Read more]

Jones Earns Tenure

May 20, 2019 by awetmore

[caption id="attachment_77153" align="alignnone" width="424"] Merri Jones[/caption] Ms. Merri Jones, MSDH, RDH was awarded tenure and promotion to the rank of Associate Professor. Jones was a Program Coordinator for the EWU Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree completion program at Lake Washington Institute of… [Read more]
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Congratulations 2019 MSDH Grads

May 17, 2019

[caption id="attachment_77146" align="alignnone" width="747"] Agatha Stavnes[/caption] [caption id="attachment_77147" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Dana Tasche[/caption] [Read more]
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Congratulations Dental Hygiene Class of 2019

May 16, 2019 by awetmore

42 Dental Hygiene students graduated on May 3, 2019 with their Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. Next stop practicing Registered Dental Hygienists! Congrats! [Read more]
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Head Start Advisory Council Dental Hygiene Volunteers

May 15, 2019 by awetmore

On May 3rd, Ashlee P., Mayuko J., and Michelle W. joined me at the spring Head Start Advisory Council meeting (HSAC). Each of them was assigned one of three classrooms/teachers (infants, preschoolers/kindergarten+) and provided oral health education and fluoride varnish to the children! Students… [Read more]
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Dental Hygiene Students Volunteer with St. Margarets

by awetmore

On May 10th, Trista B., Kimbo H., and Mayuko J. participated in the ACFF grant funded project at St. Margaret’s Shelter, where they provided oral health education, discussed access to care, and provided fluoride varnish treatments for children. EWU/WSU CSD speech-hearing students worked alongside… [Read more]

Jackson Awarded Full Professor

May 11, 2019 by awetmore

Sarah Jackson, MSDH, BSDH, RDH was promoted to Full Professor in May 2019. Jackson has been with EWU since graduating from the Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene program in 2005. She began her career as a clinical instructor and gained tenure as the… [Read more]
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Dental Hygiene Alumni National Officers

May 10, 2019 by Brent Schneider

Windy Rothmund, MSDH, BSDH, RDH and Lisa Bilich, MSDH, BSDH, RDH both alumni and faculty members at EWU were elected as officers in the Addiction Education Section of the American Dental Education Association in March 2019 in Chicago, Illinois.  Professor Bilich was unable to… [Read more]
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