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Student working in the Dental Hygiene Van
An innovative gift to Pacific helped link outreach efforts in optometry and dental hygiene, creating interprofessional care opportunities for students to gain hands-on experience while meeting the critical needs of our communities.
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.
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 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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