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Service-Learning Dental Hygiene Student Has Essay Published on Dental Needs in Assisted-Living Facilities

January 13, 2014

The dental hygiene program is pleased to announce that Miranda Spera, a Class of 2013 dental hygiene graduate,published an article in the Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research. The article is reflective of the service-learning experience in DENH 437/447. She was mentored by the course director Tammy Swecker.

 

From http://www.servicelearning.vcu.edu:

Miranda Spera, an undergraduate dental hygiene Service-Learning student, had her reflective essay, “Service Learning: Bringing Awareness to Interventions Needed within the Aging Community,” published in the Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research.

The Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research is a refereed, multidisciplinary online undergraduate journal publishing intellectual and reflective work on service-learning and community-based research. The journal is published through the Penn State Berks Center for Service Learning and Community-Based Research.

Spera’s essay focuses on the dental hygiene needs of elderly patients in assisted-living facilities. Read the full article at http://www.bk.psu.edu/Documents/Academics/Spera.pdf.

 

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