World Dental Hygienist Awards: 2016 Winners

The winning projects were presented at the IFDH International Symposium on Dental Hygiene 2016 in Basel, Switzerland during the 4th World Dental Hygienist Awards ceremony.

The Sunstar Foundation together with Sunstar recognized three outstanding dental hygienists who have made significant contributions to the dental and dental hygiene communities and their profession.

The award ceremony was held at the ISDH Gala dinner that evening at St Jakob Park in Basel, Switzerland.

The IFDH is proud to present these award winners and wishes them congratulations and continued success in their endeavours.

Research Category
Dr. Rebecca M. Barry
Co-authors: Dr. Spolarich and Dr. Weber

Title: Impact of Operator Positioning on Musculoskeletal Disorders and Work Habits Among Mississippi Dental Hygienists.

Research Category
Dr. Juliet Dang
Co-authors: Dr. Zhang,
Fred Hutch and Dr. Bruce

Title: Identification and characterization of novel human papillomaviruses in oral rinse samples from oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer patients.

Project Category
Dr. Sandra Kemper

Title: Report on the Smiles Forever Foundation: A Dental Hygiene Education and Service Model for Latin America.