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Awards & Honors



Dental hygiene students presented table clinics at HSC-Baylor College of Dentistry’s Student Research Day March 12 at the college. Table clinics were judged by Dr; Ann McCann, director of planning and assessment; Dr. Bob Hinton, professor in biomedical sciences; and Dr. Celeste Abraham, assistant professor in periodontics. Winners are listed below:

  • First place - “Cheese Heroin” presented by Ursula Fahrendorff and Gricel Estrada; mentored by JoAnn Scofield, assistant professor in dental hygiene
  • Second place - “How You Can Be One Less: HPV and the Risk for Oropharyngeal Cancer” presented by Tina Clay and Holly Eastwood; mentored by Jane Cotter, assistant professor in dental hygiene


The Dallas Dental Hygienists’ Society hosted student table clinics March 13 at their monthly meeting. Results are listed below:

  • First place - “Cheese Heroin” presented by Ursula Fahrendorff and Gricel Estrada; mentored by JoAnn Scofield
  • Second place - “Your Breast Friend” presented by LeeAnne Nelson and Courtney Sullivan; mentored by Patricia Campbell, associate professor in dental hygiene
  • Third place - “Betel Nut: Euphoric or Carcinogenic? The wide spectrum of Betel Nut” presented by Julia El Chami and Brittany Pettit; mentored by JoAnn Scofield