G. W. Hirschfeld School of Dental Hygiene
Points of Pride-Advancing the Mission
2013-2014 Academic Year
July 1, 2013-June 30, 2014
The Sophia & David Konikoff Dental Hygiene Care Facility experienced about 6,000 patient encounters providing oral health services during academic year valuing $79,926.
The SODH has served as a site for the Southern Regional Board Examination for six consecutive years. The recent SRTA examination was held on May 16 and 17, 2014.
INTERPROFESSIONAL COLLABORATIONS (highlights/details throughout document)
New Certificate in Global Health for Dental Hygienists with a baccalaureate degree.
The Impact of an Interdisciplinary Virtual Healthcare Neighborhood on Sleep, Healthcare/Social Support, and Self-Efficacy among Caregivers of Elderly Persons with Dementia.
Funding Agency: Virginia Center on Aging/School of Allied Health/Virginia Commonwealth University
$40,000 July 1 2013-June 2014.
Christie Fowler (PI, Nursing) Carolyn Rutledge (Nursing), Karen Kott (Physical Therapy), Meg Lemaster (Dental Hygiene), Kaprea Johnson (Counseling) and Ajay Gupta (Computer Science)
Educating Nurse Practitioners to Practice Interprofessionally
Funding Agency: HRSA grant #12-061. $1,046,157. 09/01/12-08/31/15
Rutledge C (Principal Investigator), Renaud M, Fowler C, Kott K, Lemaster M
Interview Simulation for Measuring Cultural Competency in Dental Settings
Funding Agency: Agency for Research and Quality (AHRQ)
PAR11-25, $1,001,122.00, September 2013
Flores JM (Principal Investigator), Parodi A, Newcomb T, Diawara N, Adcock A, CookB, Craigen L.
Peer Reviewed Publications
Daniel SJ, Kumar S. "Teledentistry: A key component in access to care." J Evid Based Dent Pract. (In Press) Available online 5 March 2014. DOI: 10.1016/j.jebdp.2014.02.008.
Kott K, Lemaster M. "Injury prevention with physical therapy." Dimens Dent Hyg. 2014 (In press)
Claiborne D. "Establish a Dental Home". Dimens Dent Hyg. February 2014; 12(2) 26, 28-29.
Newcomb T, Bruhn A. "Radiographic Imaging for Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) in Dental Hygiene." [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on International Preparedness & Response to Emergencies and Disasters Conference (IPRED III). Tel Aviv, Israel. January 12-15, 2014: 151.
Bruhn A, Tolle SL. "Digital radiography VS film based imaging: Dental hygiene faculty opinions." (Abstract) JDent Educ 2(378) 282, 2014.
Bradshaw B, Williams T. "The New Frontier". Dimens Dent Hyg. CE feature January 2014; 12 (1):47-51.
Daniel S, Lin W, Sajeesh K. Teledentistry: "A Systematic Review of Clinical Outcomes, Utilization and Costs". J Dent Hyg. December 2013; 87(6): 345-352
Trail A, Claiborne DM. "Lupus and the dental patient." Dimens Dent Hyg CE Feature 2013; 11(10):53-57
Tolle L. "Treating patients with myasthenia gravis." Dimensions of Dental Hygiene CE Feature 2013; 11(8):14-18.
Mallory LA, Tolle SL. Melvin WL." Bisphosphonate Therapy; Considerations' for Dental Hygienists." Dimens Dent Hyg. 2013, 11(3), 50-54.
Claiborne D. "The Root of the Problem." Dimensions of Dental Hygiene 2013;11(4) 38-42
Ayoub H, Darby M. Ergonomic Best Practices. Dimens Dent Hyg 2013; 11(4) 30-34
Bruhn A. "Technology Transformation." Dimens Dent Hyg 2013; 11(4) 32-44 supplement
Sirois M, Darby M, Tolle SL. "Understanding Muslim Patients: Cross-cultural Dental Hygiene Care." Int J Dent Hyg (in press)
DeBowes S, Tolle SL, Bruhn AM." Parkinson's Disease: Considerations for Dental Hygienists." Int J Dent Hyg 2013 Feb;11 (1):15-21.
Claiborne DM. Establish a Dental Home. Dimensions of Dent Hyg 2014; 12(2): 26, 28-29.
Trail A, Claiborne DM. Lupus and the dental patient. Dimensions of Dent Hyg 2013; 11(10): 53-57.
McCombs GB and Russell D. "Comparison of corded and cordless handpieces on forearm muscle activity, procedure time, and ease of use during simulated tooth polishing." J Dent Hyg 2014 (in press)
Claiborne D, McCombs G, Lemaster M, Akman MA, Laroussi M. "Low- temperature atmosphere pressure plasma enhanced tooth whitening: the next-generation technology". J Intl Dent Hygiene 2013. DOI:10.1111/idh.120312013.
McCombs G. "Low temperature atmospheric pressure plasma: applications in dentistry." Int J Dent Hygiene. 2013. 11(3):164.
Non-Peer reviewed Publications
McCombs GB. "PlasmaDent: Breakthrough technology for dental hygiene and dentistry." The Richmond Institute for Continuing Dental Education (ADA CERP).* July 2013. http://www.richmondinstitute.com/article/endodontics/plasmadent-breakthrough-technology-dental-hygiene-dentistry.
Green ML. "Serving the Unmet Needs for the Greater Good Requires the Dental Hygienist to Embrace Challenge and Advocate Change". Access November 2013; 4,28.
Claiborne DM. "Working Column." Access December 2013; 27(10): 24 & 26.
Presentations (* Presenter)
*Daniel S, Mitchell S. "Teaching Strategies that Promote Student Critical Thinking" Minnesota Dental Hygiene Educators' Annual Meeting, Mankato, Minnesota, March 29, 2014
*Daniel S, Kumar S, Williams N. "Presence of Permanent Molars and Prevalence of Dental Caries". (Oral Presentation) American Association for Dental Research and Canadian Association for Dental Research; Charlotte, North Carolina, March 20, 2014. (Abstract #127 published online) https://iadr.confex.com/iadr/43am/webprogram/Paper185095.html.)
*Daniel S, Kumar S. "m-Health in Dentistry: The Use of Smartphones in Oral Care". American Dental Education Association Annual Session Technology Expo, San Antonio, Texas. March 17, 2014. (Abstract TE-014, J Dent Educ 2014, 2:78(2) pg.324.)
*Bruhn A, *Tolle SL "Digital and Film-Based Imaging: Dental Hygiene Faculty Opinions". Poster Presentation. American Dental Education Association: Annual Session. San Antonio, Texas. March 16, 2014. (Abstract J Dent Educ 2014, 2:78(2)pp.282)
Newcomb T,* Bruhn A. "Radiographic Imaging for Disaster Victim Identification in Dental Hygiene Students." Poster Presentation. American Dental Education Association: Annual Session. San Antonio, Texas. March 16, 2014.
*Stull S, Bruhn A. "Assessment of dental hygiene degree completion and graduate programs". Session # TLCD-105. American Dental Education Association: Annual Session, San Antonio, Texas. March 16, 2014. (Abstract J Dent Educ 2014, 2:78; TLCD-105).
*Lemaster M, *Haney T, *Fowler C. Panel Discussion in "Interprofessional Education for Large Numbers of Students". Jewell and Carl Emswiller Interprofessional Symposim. Richmond, Virginia. March 1, 2014
*Daniel S, *Mitchell S. "Teaching Strategies that Promote Student Critical Thinking". Florida Allied Dental Educators Annual Meeting. Panama City, Florida. February 28, 2014.
Newcomb T, *Bruhn A. "Radiographic Imaging for Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) in Dental Hygiene." Oral Presentation. 2014 Old Dominion University Continuing Education Winter Weekend. Virginia Beach, Virginia. February 23, 2014.
*Newcomb T, Bruhn A. "Radiographic Imaging for Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) in Dental Hygiene." Oral Presentation. International Preparedness & Response to Emergencies and Disasters Conference (IPRED III). Tel Aviv, Israel. January 13, 2014.
*Tolle SL and *McCombs GM :"Advanced Ultrasonic Instrumentation Strategies" University of Managua at Leon, Nicaragua. Dental school faculty and students and dental hygiene students. Nov. 2013
*McCombs GB. "Low Temperature Atmospheric Pressure Plasma- Applications in Dentistry". (Oral presentation) International Federation of Dental Hygienists, Cape Town, South Africa. August 17, 2013.
Hadeel Ayoub*, Newcomb T, Bonnie M. McCombs G. The effectiveness of the VELscope versus the clinical examination detecting oral cancer in tobacco smokers. Poster presentation. ADHA, Boston, MA. June 20, 2013.
Stull S. German Study Abroad Program
McCombs GM, Newcomb T and Tolle SL. Partnering with Physicians for Peace and University of Leon, Nicaragua
Newcomb T. International Preparedness & Response to Emergencies and Disasters Conference (IPRED III). Tel Aviv, Israel. January 13, 2014.
Faculty, Student and Alumni Awards and Recognition
Denise Claiborne: Golden Key International Honor Society, Old Dominion University, November 2013
Students and faculty received an educational grant from VDHA Foundation to participate in Rally Day at Capital
Kelly Fox- ADHA District III Student Delegate June2014 House of Delegates, Las Vegas
LaTonya Hampton and Ashley Peterson--VDHA Foundation Funding for Professional Development Workshop
Jacqueline Harrison-Student delegate to VDHA House of Delegates
Angie Eddy and Jessica Suedbeck-ADHA District III (5 states) student delegates June 2013 House of Delegates, Boston
Angela Wood-First ODU Civic Scholar
Angela Wood-nominated for the American Counseling Education Adult Learner of the year Award 2013
Carmelo Padrino-Barrios shared his community and civic duties to the annual Old Dominion University Foundation Report for the 2012-2013 academic year.
Carrie McNeil received the ODU DPS, Inc. Graduate Dental Hygiene Endowed Scholarship for 2013-14. $838. May 2013
Amanda Verissimo received the ODU DPS, Inc. Graduate Dental Hygiene Endowed Scholarship for 2013-14. $838. May 2013
Dr. Julianna J. Kim, University Distinguished Alumni Award, MS ('95) BS ('93) October 3, 2013
Paula Parise '89, Outstanding Alumni of the Year Award, April 26, 2013.
Mary Littleton, Outstanding Alumni- April 26, 2013
Linda Fox Rohrer, Outstanding Alumni
Alpha Eta Inductees November 2013
pROFESSIONAL cONTINUING EDUCATION
Continuing education programs are continually provided to alumni and professionals under the leadership of Ann Bruhn, Assistant Professor and Continuing Education Coordinator. Revenue generated approx. $156,000 in 2013-2014 academic year. Success is anticipated for the Continuing Dental Hygiene Education Winter Weekend Feb. 21-23, 2014.
EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERS
Journal of Dental Hygiene Editorial Review Board
Dimensions of Dental Hygiene Advisory Board
PEER REVIEW PANEL MEMBERS
Dimensions of Dental Hygiene