Other NewsAmber K. Thomas has joined the department’s staff as communications specialist. She will serve as editor of the Baylor Dental Record online and welcomes news and story submissions. E-mail story ideas to her at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
PresentationsTwo former dental hygiene graduate students presented research posters at the American Dental Hygienists’ Association annual meeting June 22-24 in Albuquerque, N.M. (underline indicates the presenter):
Muhney KA, Gutmann ME, DeWald JP, Campbell PR, McCann A, Schneiderman E. The prevalence of academic dishonesty in Texas dental hygiene programs. J Dent Educ 72: 213, 2008.
Nelms AP, Gutmann ME, DeWald JP, Campbell PR, Solomon E. What domestic violence victims want from the dental profession. J Dent Educ 72: 207, 2008.
PresentationsDr. Garth Griffiths gave an oral presentation at the International Association for Dental Research’s 86th General Session and Exhibition in Toronto, held July 2 - 5.
The title of his presentation was “Bone Density Around Endosseous Implants in Patients Taking Alendronate (Fosamax®).”
In addition to his responsibilities on the clinical faculty, Griffiths is the assistant dental director at the Dallas VA Medical Center.