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School of Dental HygieneAwards & Recognition

Faculty, Students and Alumni Awards & Recognitions

2021-2022 Academic Year

  • First place in New Research Category: Vest S*, Bradshaw B, Voelker M, Bruhn A, Newcomb T, Sikdar, S. "Allied Dental Students' DVI Learning Outcomes Following A Multimedia Module." Poster Presentation. International Symposium on Dental Hygiene. Dublin, Ireland. August 11, 2022.
  • Jessica Suedbeck: Outstanding Member Award, Component-VDHA
  • Brenda Bradshaw: Outstanding Faculty Academic Advisor Award. Old Dominion University Excellence in Advising
  • S. Lynn Tolle: Faculty Member Who Most Inspired Students Award Finalist. College of Health Sciences
  • S. Lynn Tolle: Faculty Member Who Most Inspired Students Award by the Top Undergraduate Student in the College of Health Science

Outstanding Alumni Award

Each year the School recognizes an outstanding alumnus selected from among graduates of the undergraduate or graduate program. If you would like to nominate an individual who you believe has made significant contributions in advancing the art and science of the dental hygiene, please submit a letter of recommendation addressing the candidate's qualifications to:

Ann Bruhn, Chair, School of Dental Hygiene
2011 Health Sciences BuildinG
Norfolk, VA 23529

The following individuals have distinguished themselves as past recipients:

Laura Mallery, BS '89 Sylvia Lyne Santos, MS '85
Denise Bowen, BS '75, MS '76 Laura Mueller-Joseph, MS '87
Anne Hutcherson, BS '75, MS '77 Christine Nathe, MS '90
Katherine Friel, MS '82 Kelly Tanner Williams, BS '96, MS '02
Mary Morrison-Littleton, AS '72, BS Jackie S. Perry, BS '01, MS '03
Marcia Brand, BS '75, MS '77 Irene Connolly, BS '80, MS '96
Jacquelyn L. Fried, BSDH, MS '76 Paula Parise, MS '89
Linda Rohrer, BSDH, RDH '72 Deanne Shuman, BSDH, PhD, 2016-79
Evelyn Thomson, MS '86 Christine Blue, MS, PhD
Patty Kelly BS '81

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