Dental Hygiene Profiles

Dental Hygiene Alumni Profile: Valerie Nieto

April 9, 2020

This profile is one in a series highlighting U-M School of Dentistry dental hygiene alumni. “Hands down, one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. This experience changed my life for the better and opened doors professionally that I never knew existed.”— Valerie Nieto, RDH, MS In 2015, shortly after Valerie completed an associate degree …

Dental Hygiene Alumni Profile: Amber Harpster

March 26, 2020

This profile is one in a series highlighting U-M School of Dentistry dental hygiene alumni. “I knew that I wanted to further my dental hygiene career beyond a clinical setting and I felt that the University of Michigan would be the best route for the career path I desired.” – Amber Harpster, RDH, BSDH When …

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Dental Hygiene ‘True Blue Faculty’ Profile: Stefanie VanDuine

March 6, 2020

Faculty are at the heart of the University of Michigan Dental Hygiene Program. Their commitment to teaching is what drives the remarkable accomplishments of our students. We showcase our True Blue Faculty in this ongoing series of mini-profiles. Clinical Lecturer Stefanie VanDuine graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry entry-level dental hygiene program …

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Dental Hygiene Alumni Profile: Jamie Lipiec

August 15, 2019

“I knew I wanted to eventually expand my career in dental hygiene beyond clinical practice and U-M was the best choice to accomplish this goal.” Jamie LipiecRDH, BSDH, Class of 2010 In her new role, Jamie teaches students from four high schools who are interested in a career in dentistry. Jamie created and is refining …

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Dental Hygiene Alumni Profile: Elizabeth Chislea

July 16, 2019

“I see my dental hygiene career as a ladder, and my education in the E-Learning program helped me continue my climb.” Elizabeth ChisleaRDH, BSDH, MA, Degree Completion, Class of 2015 Beth earned her associate degree in 1997 where she was a student member of American Dental Hygienists’ Association. After graduating, she practiced clinically for 16 …

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Dental Hygiene Alumni Profile: Becky Domagalski

June 15, 2019

“You can pursue your degree at any and every age.” Becky DomagalskiRDH, BSDH, Degree Completion, Class of 2016 Becky earned an associate degree in 1997 and worked for 20 years in clinical practice. However, Becky’s long-term career goal was to work in a corporate environment. In order to achieve that goal, she knew she would …

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