Health Literacy Essay; PROSE Finalist

Please join me in congratulating Kathryn Shimizu from the DDS Class of 2022 for having her essay, “More Than Teeth: What Your Dental Team Wants You To Know About Health Misinformation,” selected to represent the Dugoni School in the American Dental Association’s 2021 Health Literacy in Dentistry Essay Contest. Thank you Kathryn for taking the time to share your thoughts in this national contest! 

Also, congratulations to Dental Hygiene Program Director, Professor Lory Laughter and her fellow co-authors of “Carranza’s Clinical Periodontology for the Dental Hygienist,” for being recognized as a finalist in the Association of American Publishers PROSE Awards honoring scholarly works published in 2021. Their publication was highlighted in the “Nursing and Allied Health” category. Read more about the awards.