Virginia Dental Hygienists' Association
The Virginia Dental Hygienists' Association (VDHA) is a chartered affiliate of the American Dental Hygienists' Association, the largest professional organization for dental hygienists.
Lead the transformation of the dental hygiene profession to improve the public’s oral and overall health and advance the science and practice of dental hygiene.
|Congratulations to Dr. Denise Claiborne, recipient of the 2018 Patricia A. Golliday Award of Dedication
||Congratulations to Susan Pharr, recipient of the VDHA Outstanding Member Award
Congratulations to Jamie Knupp on receiving Merit Scholarship
Jamie Knupp, BSDH, RDH, a graduate student at Old Dominion University, received the Alice Hinchcliffe Williams, RDH, MS Merit Scholarship and told us, “This scholarship has been a huge help in reducing my financial responsibility.” As part of her oral health care education, Jamie is working as the dental liaison with Head Start to increase the number of students who receive preventive care.
Congratulations to Denise K. Steers-Smith on receiving AHW Scholarship
The AHW Scholarship is awarded each year in the amount of $500 to a student in the first (Junior year if in a 4year program) of the fall semester in a Virginia Dental Hygiene Program. Those Virginia dental hygiene students with at least a 2.5 GPA (4.00 Scale) are eligible for this scholarship. This year's winning essay came from Denise K. Steers-Smith from VCU. Read it here (PDF)
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