Dental Hygiene

Faculty member Danielle Rulli named school’s Director of Interprofessional Education

May 11, 2023

Ann Arbor, Mich., May 11, 2023 – School of Dentistry faculty member Danielle Rulli has been appointed Director of Interprofessional Education (IPE). In this new position, Rulli will coordinate and lead IPE initiatives and represent the school across the University of Michigan and the broader IPE community.   The dental school has a long track record …

Dental Hygiene program adds new pathway to BS, MS degrees

May 9, 2023

Ann Arbor, Mich., May 9, 2023 – Dental hygienists with associate’s degrees who wish to further their education and career opportunities by obtaining bachelor’s and master’s degrees have a new option at the School of Dentistry. The school’s Dental Hygiene division has created an innovative new online program that streamlines the time it takes to …

Research Day: School’s annual event focuses on improving health by advancing science

February 22, 2023

Ann Arbor, Mich., Feb. 22, 2023 – An incredible variety of scientific research projects and a record number of posters energized the annual Research Day on Feb. 16 at the School of Dentistry. The event celebrates the quest for scientific knowledge by students, postdoctoral trainees, staff and faculty members in the research labs and clinics …

Awards highlight staff contributions to School of Dentistry

January 10, 2023

Ann Arbor, Mich., Jan. 10, 2023 – The School of Dentistry recently acknowledged and honored contributions by staff at the school during its Staff Service Awards event. In addition to highlighting staff for service milestones, the second annual Great Impressions Awards were presented to staff in seven categories. The awards were presented in November during …

Alumni Profile: Dee Kelly (BSDH 1951) has contributed in many ways to dental hygiene and dentistry

August 11, 2022

This profile is one in an ongoing series highlighting School of Dentistry alumni, donors and students. _________________________________________________ It’s been seven decades since Dee Kelly earned her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, but she still remembers the strong will of the legendary professor who ran the program. Later …

Dental Hygiene faculty member, graduate student earn national awards

July 18, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., July 18, 2022 – A faculty member and a former graduate student in the Dental Hygiene program at the School of Dentistry have received national awards from the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA). Kristin Peltz, an adjunct clinical lecturer, won the 2022 Sigma Phi Alpha Excellence in Journalism Graduate Award at the annual …

Dental Hygiene Program Welcomes New Class With White Coat Ceremony

June 7, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., June 7, 2022 – The Dental Hygiene program at the School of Dentistry held its inaugural White Coat Ceremony on May 26 to welcome 40 first-year students into the hygienist profession. The ceremony is similar to one that has been held for dental students for many years. Dental Hygiene Director Janet Kinney …

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