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Leading by example

Danna Paulson, MSDH, RDH, CCRP, researcher for the School of Dentistry, isn’t your typical study coordinator. And that is precisely what leads her to excel in the role.

Yvette Reibel, masked, talks with a dental hygiene student in the pre-clinic

Dental hygiene learners explore their passions through research

In the past four years, Michelle Arnett, RDH, MS, assistant professor of dental hygiene, and Yvette Reibel, EdD, RDH, have mentored four BSDH learners and one MDT learner through the research process. Five of those learners have published their research—three alone in February 2023.

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Research, made personal

At the School of Dentistry, Qiman has found her place—a path where she can combine her passions and have a real impact on her patients.

Kristin Bruk Artinger speaks from a podium at Research Day

19th annual Research Day explores innovation and discovery

Hosted by Continuing Dental Education, Research Day brings together experts across the discipline to discuss cutting-edge discoveries and showcase progress made at the school and beyond. The event features a keynote, school research updates and poster presentations from learners.

students in lab

Grant program seeks to encourage diversity in research

Kim Mansky, PhD, received a $650,760 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research to implement the Minnesota Craniofacial and Oral Health Research Experience (MnCORE).