A grant from Providence Health & Services is providing access to preventative dental care to underserved populations in Washington, Clackamas, Multnomah and Yamhill counties.
EyeSmile unites mobile healthcare programs run by Pacific’s College of Optometry and School of Dental Hygiene Studies. The new mobile clinics, funded by generous donations, have allowed both schools to expand their outreach to underserved populations, both individually and collectively through EyeSmile.
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.
The College of Health Professions will present degree candidates from the schools of Audiology, Dental Hygiene Studies, Graduate Psychology, Healthcare Administration and Leadership, Occupational Therapy and Physician Assistant Studies.
They will retain their primary roles while co-directing Pacific's Program in Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research (PIPER).
Pacific Dental Hygiene Clinic- Hillsboro is now offering appointments.