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Student working in the Dental Hygiene Van
Supported by an anonymous donor, EyeSmile links existing community health outreach efforts in the College of Optometry and School of Dental Hygiene Studies. Both programs have long offered mobile healthcare clinics to help provide healthcare to underserved populations.
Amy Coplen succeeds founding director Lisa Rowley, who is transitioning to a faculty position.
Alumni & friends rise to the occasion to support Lead On: The Campaign for Tomorrow at Pacific University. Pacific University recently completed its most successful year of giving in school history, with donors contributing gifts and pledges totaling nearly $12.4 million between July 1, 2017, and June 30, 2018.
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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.
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.
Dental Hygiene Students
Annual Give Kids A Smile event held Feb. 3 provided much-needed health services to area children.
Pacific Dental Hygiene Clinic- Hillsboro is now offering  appointments.
Smile Care Everywhere provided more than $185,000 of dental hygiene services to nearly 400 underserved patients in 2015.
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.
Wilber Ramirez-Rodriguez '10 has devoted his life to helping others through dental care, first in his native Peru and now through Pacific University.

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