Class of 2013
Catherine Beebe: "Educational Technology for the Millennial Dental Hygiene Student"
During her academic tenure at ISU, Ms. Beebe was the recipient of the ADEA/Crest Oral-B Scholarship for Students Pursuing Academic Careers.
Lisa Belt: "Impact of Adjunctive Techniques in Oral Cancer Screenings on Motivation to Quit Tobacco Use"
Ms. Belt was selected to represent the Graduate Program as part of the DENTSPLY/ADHA Graduate Dental Hygiene Research Program and presented a poster presentation at the ADHA Annual Session in June.
Mary Bossart: "HbA1c Chairside Screening for Diabetes in Patients with Chronic Periodontitis"
Ms. Bossart's research was presented during the poster presentation session at the ADHA Annual Session in June.
Nichole Dicke: "A Survey of Clinical Faculty Calibration in Dental Hygiene Programs"
Sandra Miles: "Integration of Client Self-Care Commitment Model in a Dental Hygiene Curriculum"
Nancy Sherrill: "Families' Perceptions of Oral Health Care for Long-Term Care Residents"
Ms. Sherrill distinguished herself as the 2013 Outstanding Student Award Master Candidate for the Division of Health Sciences.
Class of 2012
Lisa Welch: "Knowledge Level of Undergraduate College Students About the Transmission of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Via Oral Sexual Contact"
* In light of Ms. Welch's exemplary research efforts, she was selected to receive the 2012 ISU Division of Health Sciences Outstanding Student Researcher Award. This award was established to recognize graduates who have excelled in leadership, research, and clinical practice and was presented to Ms. Welch by Dr. Linda Hatzenbuehler on May 4, 2012 at the Division of Health Sciences 2012 Award Reception.
Patricia Wintch: "Executive Director's Knowledge, Perceptions, and Roles Regarding Provision of Oral Health Care to Long-Term Care Facility Residents"
Elena Francisco: "Dental Hygienist's Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice Behaviors Regarding Caries Risk Assessment and Management"
*The Idaho State University Division of Health Sciences awarded the Jeffrey A. Bartlome Memorial Research Grant to Elena Francisco at the Idaho Conference on Health Care on Oct. 21.
Class of 2011
Carol Amerine - "An Intervention to Improve Oral Hygiene of Residents in Long-term Care Facilities"
Sara Beres - "The Role of the Dental Hygienist on the Cleft Palate Team"
Merri Jones - "Interdisciplinary Approach to Care: The Role of the Dental Hygienist on the Pediatric Feeding Team"
Lisa Moravec - "Precision Grip Strength in Dental Hygiene Students"
Rebecca Tranmer - "National Survey of Oncology Teams' Knowledge, Education, and Management of Oral Cancer in Cancer Therapy"
Class of 2010
Brooke Agado - "Effects of Two Methods of Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy (NSPT) on Health-Related Quality of Life and Illness for Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial"
Heather Hessheimer - "Use of Questioning in a Dental Hygiene Didactic Course"
Karen Portillo - "Current Status of Degree Completion Programs in Dental Hygiene Education"
Class of 2009
Lidia Brion-Silva - "A Comparison of Dental Ultrasonic Technologies on Subgingival Calculus Removal: A Pilot Study"
*The Idaho State University Division of Health Sciences awarded the Jeffrey A. Bartlome Memorial Research Grant to Lidia Brion-Silva at the Idaho Conference on Health Care in 2009.
Ann Wetmore - "Use of Reflective Blogs to Promote Critical Thinking in Dental Hygiene Students"
Class of 2008
Tanae Nelson - "The Explanatory Model of Mexican American Mothers' Perception of Dental Decay"
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Class of 2007
Sarah Jackson - "An Evidence-Based Self-Assessment Education Module for Dental Hygiene Curricula"