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Malea Johnson DHS '14
Oral health affects the whole body — which is why Malea Johnson DHS ‘14 is integrating dental care with medical care for Colorado’s rural residents.
The coordinated dental care practice is helping lead the charge for the university’s 24-hour giving drive, during which Pacific hopes to collect gifts from 2,016 donors.
Students, faculty and staff, as well as DHS alumni and members of the Washington County Dental Society will provide low-income children with complimentary preventative and restorative care as part of a nationwide initiative by the American Dental Association.
School of Dental Hygiene Science faculty member Wilber Ramirez-Rodriguez, RDH '10, recognized for his work with the Smile Care Everywhere program.
Dental Hygiene Studies Professor Pam Kawasaki has been appointed to serve on a stakeholder committee that is providing input on the development of Hawaii’s State Healthcare Innovation Plan.
Graduates include future audiologists, dental hygienists, occupational therapists, physician assistants, psychologists and healthcare administrators.
Ceremony begins at 9:30 a.m. on the Marsh Hall East Lawn at the Forest Grove Campus.
Congratulations to the Dental Hygiene Class of 2015!
Wilber Ramirez-Rodriguez '10 has devoted his life to helping others through dental care, first in his native Peru and now through Pacific University.
The university's seventh annual Give Kids A Smile day on Saturday, Feb. 7 provided more than 100 children of low-income families with critical dental care.

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