The Carol Dee Minichillo Dental Hygiene Lecture Series and The Carol Dee Minichillo Leadership Award

Saturday, October 14, 2017

8:00 AM1:00 PM

Education and Arts Building, Room EA1011
1002 S Esther St
South Bend, IN 46615

4 Continuing Education Hours

8:00am – 9:00am

Hot Breakfast Buffet

9:00am – 10:00am

Welcome and Awarding the Carol Dee Minchillo Leadership Award:
This award is given to a student or an alumni to recognize their significant contributions to the profession and community that they serve.

10:00am – 11:00am

Robin Vida, MPH, CHES 
Director of Health Education at the St. Joseph County Health Department

11:15am – 1:00pm

The Transformation of Dental Hygiene:  Skill Sets of the Future

Keynote Speaker:  Christine N. Nathe, RDH, MS

Professor and Director, Division of Dental Hygiene;
Vice Chair, Department of Dental Medicine University of New Mexico

  • Academic Career: Nathe attended Rhodes State College, The Ohio State University and Old Dominion University. She has taught at Fones School of Dental Hygiene, University of Bridgeport (Connecticut) and Old Dominion University. She has been with UNM for more than 20 years.
  • Research Interests: Nathe’s books, Dental Public Health and Research (3rd edition), and Primary Preventive Dentistry (8th edition), are used throughout the world to educate hygienists on the science and practice of dental public health and primary dental care. She is an editorial reviewer of many international dental hygiene periodicals.

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