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Deanne Shuman

  • Deanne Shuman
  • Professor & Interim Chair
  • Health Sciences
  • 3134 Health Sciences Bldg
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-4259
  • dshuman@odu.edu
  • Education

    Old Dominion University, 2000
    Major: Urban Services/Management Track
    Degree: Ph. D.
    Old Dominion University, 1976
    Major: Dental Hygiene
    Degree: M.S.
    Old Dominion University, 1974
    Major: Dental Hygiene
    Degree: B.S.
  • Research Interests

    Access to care, cultural competency, adolescent tobacco cessation, clinical dental hygiene
  • Licensures and Certifications

    Certified in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
    Sponsoring Organization: American Red Cross
    Licensed to practice dental hygiene in Virginia
    Certified in local and nitrous oxide anesthesia administration
    Sponsoring Organization: Virginia Board of Dentistry
    Date Obtained: 2008-05-19
  • Expertise

    Health Services Research
    dental hygiene; access to care
  • 2013: Charter Member, Eta Sigma Gamma, Health Education Honorary, ODU Chapter Epsilon Theta
  • 2010: Shining Star Award, Division of Student Affairs, Old Dominion Univesity
  • 2008: Certificate of Appreciation, American Red Cross of Southeastern Virginia
  • 2000: Nominated for the Warner-Lambert/ADHA Award Program, American Dental Hygienists' Association
  • 1994: Elected to membership, Alpha Eta Honor Society
  • 1987: Certificate of Outstanding Contribution, Tidewater Dental Hygienists' Association
  • 1987: Nominated for the Warner-Lambert/ADHA Awards Program, American Dental Hygienists' Association
  • 1985: Elected to membership, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • 1984: Certificate of Outstanding Contribution, Tidewater Dental Hygienists' Association
  • 1981: Certificate of Outstanding Contribution , Tidewater Dental Hygienists' Association
  • 1981: Outstanding VDHA Member, Virginia Dental Hygienists' Association
  • 1980: Certificate of Outstanding Contribution , Tidewater Dental Hygienists' Association
  • 1980: Nominated for Award of Dedication, Virginia Dental Hygienists Association
  • 1979: Certificate of Outstanding Contribution, Virginia Tidewater Dental Hygienists' Association
  • 1978: Certificate of Outstanding Contribution , Tidwater Dental Hygienists' Association
  • 1975: Certificate of Outstanding Contribution, Tidewater Dental Hygienists' Association
  • 1974: Elected to membership, Sigma Phi Alpha Honor Society
  • 1974: Virginia Dental Hygienists' Association Award
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Bisphenol A Blood and Saliva Levels Prior to and After Dental Sealant Placement in Adults: An explanatory study
    Sponsoring Organization: ADHA Institute for Oral Health
    Date: 2003 - 2004
    Investigators:Shuman, D.
    Comparison of Curriculum Content on Behavioral Strategies for Managing Anxious Clients in Associate and Baccalaueate Degree Dental Hygiene Programs in the United States
    Sponsoring Organization: Oral Health Institute, American Dental Hygienists' Association
    Date: 1995 - 1996
    Awarding Organization: Other
    Investigators:King, D. M.; Shuman, D.
    Effects of a Commercial Sodium Bicarbonate Toothpaste on Composite Restorative Material
    Sponsoring Organization: Church& Dwight Co., Inc.
    Date: 1993 - 1994
    Awarding Organization: Other
    Investigators:Shuman, D.; Jackson, M.
  • Intellectual Property

    Designed a dental instrument, Explorer 11/12