Professor Amy Coplen, the director of Pacific University’s School of Dental Hygiene Studies, was named the University of Michigan’s 2022 Dental Hygiene Alumna of the Year Award in recognition of her work to persuade the Oregon Legislature to allow the licensure of dental therapists.
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Dental Hygiene Director Amy Coplen Honored by University of Michigan For Oregon Advocacy, Leadership
Rosalie Goode ’15 became a dental hygienist through Pacific University’s School of Dental Hygiene. Now, thanks to a statewide pilot program at Pacific, she has become the first licensed member of a new cohort of mid-level dental provider in Oregon.
A space to be in community with one another and Student Counseling Center staff for discussion and support.
Pacific University’s College of Optometry and School of Dental Hygiene studies participated in their first overnight interprofessional service trip in The Dalles, Ore. the weekend of April 2-3.
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The Oregon Healthcare Workforce Institute (OHWI) Pacific is providing free access to this online MSBR training for Pacific University health profession students, staff and faculty. The eight-week sessions begin Feb. 9.
The Bachelor of Science Dental Hygiene Program will have an accreditation site visit in March 2022. The Commission on Dental Accreditation will accept third-party comments in advance of this site visit through Jan. 10, 2022.
Danielle Hobbs ’21 received the Hu-Friedy Golden Scaler Award from the Pacific University School of Dental Hygiene Studies.
Jose Alcantara Ruiz ’21 received the Sigma Phi Alpha National Dental Hygiene Honor Society Award from the Pacific University School of Dental Hygiene Studies.
Javier Barron ’21 received the Colgate STAR Award from the Pacific University School of Dental Hygiene Studies.
Jing Ting “Tina” Gan ’21 received the Pacific University Alumni Association Outstanding Graduate Award in the School of Dental Hygiene Studies.