Institute for Oral Health

Committees 2016-2017

Advisory Committee

Pamela L. Quinones, RDH, BS
Chair

Michael McCarthy
PR Consultant, Director

Karen Neiner, RDH, MBA
Hu-Friedy Manufacturing Co., Director

Michele Penrose, RN
Henry Schein Dental, Director

Jackie Sanders, RDH, BS
Sunstar America, Inc., Director

Beth Truett
Oral Health America, Director

Community Service Grant Review Committee

Winnie Furnari, RDH, FAADH
NJ, Chair

Kathleen Hodges, RDH, MS
ID, Reviewer

Faith Y. Miller, RDH, MSEd
IL, Reviewer

Christine Nathe, RDH, MS
NM, Reviewer

Research Grant Review Committee

Kathryn Bell, BSDH, RDH, MS
OR, Pacific University
Chair

Ashley Grill, RDH, BSDH, MPH
NY, New York University
Reviewer

Margo Melchor, RDH, MEd
TX, UT Health School of Dentistry at Houston
Reviewer

Jodi Olmsted, RDH, PhD
WI, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
Reviewer

Scholarship Review Committee

Jeanette K Miranda, RDH, BSDH
SD, Chair

Elizabeth Carr, MDH, RDH
MS, Reviewer

Marcia Lorentzen, RDH, MSEd, EdD
CT, Reviewer

ADHA Institute for Oral Health Committees


Community Service Grant Review Committee
The Community Service Grant Review Committee includes four reviewers that possess an understanding and expertise in community service programming and performance measures. This Committee reviews all complete Community Service Grant proposals for the Wrigley Company Foundation Community Service Grant Program in the fall and reviews submitted proposals for the Healthy Start for Texas Teeth and Rosie Wall Community Spirit, Community Service Grant Programs in the spring. This Committee will meet twice per year (fall and spring) to make recommendations to the Board of Directors for Community Service Grant funding.

Research Grant Review Committee
The Research Grant Review Committee is comprised of four reviewers that demonstrate prior knowledge and expertise in the field of oral healthcare and dental hygiene research. This Committee must review all complete Research Grant Proposals for the Institute for Oral Health Research Grant Program and the named Dimensions of Dental Hygiene Research Grant Program. This Committee meets in the spring to make recommendations to the Board of Directors for Research Grant funding.

Scholarship Review Committee
The Scholarship Review Committee consists of three reviewers that exhibit expertise in the field of dental hygiene higher education. This Committee must review all complete scholarship applications for each of the Institute for Oral Health Scholarships. This Committee meets in the spring to make recommendations to the Board of Directors for Scholarship funding.