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Ann Bruhn

Ann Bruhn

School of Dental Hygiene

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  • Expertise

    Dental Hygiene
    mass fatality incidents, postmortem dental radiographic imaging, digital intraoral radiology, dental intraoral radiology, dental hygiene education,
  • Research Interests

    Mass fatality preparedness and response in Dental Hygiene, Interventions for the reduction of dental anxiety for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Imaging techniques for intraoral forensic radiography, digital dental radiology
  • 2017: Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award, Old Dominion University
  • 2016: You Make the Difference Recognition, Old Dominion University
  • 2015: Shining Star Recognition, Old Dominion University
  • 2014: Faculty awardee, Alpha Eta Honor Society
  • 2013: The Virginia Department of Health’s news article
  • 2012: Health Hero’s Award , INSIDE BUSINESS, The Hampton Roads Business Journal
  • 2012: Faculty Development Grant, Old Dominion University Faculty Senate
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Newcomb, T.; Bruhn, A. "Radiographic Imaging for Mass Fatality Training in Dental Hygiene Students" $15,912. Old Dominion University. January, 2013 - January, 2014
    Bobzien, J.; Chen, C.; Bruhn, A.; Murray, D.; Poston, R. R.; Lee, A. H. "The Utilization of Video Face Replacement Technology (VFRT) for Routine Clinical Procedures in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder" $46,088. Old Dominion University. January, 2013 - January, 2014