Jacqueline A. Juhl, RDH, BS
BS in Clinical Nutrition
BS in Dental Hygiene
ISU MSDH double emphasis Student
Professional Areas of Interests: Global Oral Health, Public Health Policy, Social Justice in Healthcare and Dental Hygiene Education, Periodontal Pathology Research
Personal Interests/Hobbies: Cooking, Glass arts, Watercolor, Water/Snow Sports, Travel
Career Goals: Achieve PhD in Global or Public Health, Teach and Research Dental Hygiene and Public Oral Health, Contribute to equity and improved access in oral healthcare.
Deborah L. Johnson
Oregon Health Sciences University Baccalaureate Dental Hygiene Program (1993)
Idaho State University Masters of Dental Hygiene Program (2011-present)
Professional Areas of Interests: Nutrition, optimal whole health, interdisciplinary collaboration and networking, and evidence-based research.
Personal Interests/Hobbies: Quilting, Swimming, Zumba, walking/playing with my two Labrador Retrievers, and Cowboy Action Shooting
Career Goals: Educator in a dental hygiene program (preferably in a Master's degree dental hygiene program, Baccalaureate dental hygiene program, or degree completion program)
Michelle L. Smith
Loyola University Chicago (1990)
Bachelor degree completion program at Minnesota State University Mankato (2011)
Masters of Dental Hygiene Program (2012-present)
Professional Areas of Interests: Autoimmune/inflammatory diseases, interdisciplinary collaboration, nutrition
Personal Interests/Hobbies: Spin, Les Milles classes, scrapbooking, reading
Career Goals: Educator of a dental hygiene program (preferably a degree completion program or Master's degree in dental hygiene program)
Associate of Arts degree in Liberal Studies
Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene
currently in the Master of Science Dental Hygiene Program
Licenses include registered dental assistant, registered dental hygienist, and real estate salesperson
Professional Areas of Interests: I currently work four to five days a week practicing dental hygiene in a private practice in a small city called Cherry Valley in California.
Personal Interests/Hobbies: I enjoy spending time with my husband, family, friends, and four dogs. I enjoy traveling, swimming, and reading. My husband and I are expecting our first child in June, so I enjoy getting things ready for his arrival.
Career Goals: I would like to continue to practice dental hygiene three to four days a week and eventually teach clinically at one of the local dental hygiene programs. I would also like to become an RDHAP in the next few years so I can work in different settings.