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Prospective students and their families who register in advance and visit at least four participating colleges during the week will be eligible for application fee waivers when they apply for admission to any of the participating institutions. 
Professor Lisa Rowley Portrait
Professor Lisa Rowley, founding director of the School of Dental Hygiene Studies, will transition to a faculty position in the school, effective Aug. 31.
Lisa Rowley has received an Award of Excellence in Dental Hygiene from the American Dental Hygienists' Association. 
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A grant from Providence Health & Services is providing access to preventative dental care to underserved populations in Washington, Clackamas, Multnomah and Yamhill counties.
Practicing professional optometry students in the eye smile van.
Pacific's new EyeSmile program partners the colleges of optometry and health professions, allowing students to practice their skills while taking their care into local communities with brand new mobile eye care and dental care clinics.
Dental Hygiene Students
Annual Give Kids A Smile event held Feb. 3 provided much-needed health services to area children.
Pacific University has received a $32,000 grant from Kaiser Permanente NW for the EyeSmile Outreach Program.
At Pacific, caring for student-athletes is a community affair. Before any football players stepped onto Ledbetter Field for practices, they received care from dental hygiene and optometry students.   
After working as a dental hygienist in a federal women's prison and then as a special assistant to former U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, Jessica Scruggs ’09 is now operations director for Murthy's nonprofit startup focused on promoting emotional health. 
College of Health Professions students in the schools of Audiology, Dental Hygiene Studies, Graduate Psychology, Healthcare Administration and Leadership, Occupational Therapy and Physician Assistant Studies celebrated graduation with family and friends on Saturday, Aug. 12.

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