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Published in Alumni Publications on July 01, 2010
Occupational Therapy student Eric Knox demonstrates to Dental Hygiene students how he transfers himself from his wheelchair into a dentist chair during a class at the Dental Hygiene Clinic. Senior Dental Hygiene students (from left), Grady Watt, Janie Prude, Leigh Peterson and Johnna Harvey observe. Senior DH students and 2nd-year OT students gathered to share some of the skills they've learned. The yearly event is coordinated by Dr. Amy Sullivan, associate professor of dental hygiene, and Peter Giroux, associate professor of occupational therapy.
Occupational Therapy student Eric Knox demonstrates to Dental Hygiene students how he transfers himself from his wheelchair into a dentist chair during a class at the Dental Hygiene Clinic. Senior Dental Hygiene students (from left), Grady Watt, Janie Prude, Leigh Peterson and Johnna Harvey observe. Senior DH students and 2nd-year OT students gathered to share some of the skills they've learned. The yearly event is coordinated by Dr. Amy Sullivan, associate professor of dental hygiene, and Peter Giroux, associate professor of occupational therapy.

Hands-on learning

Enjoy this look at Dental Hygiene students at UMMC.

Terry High School student P.J. Stamps, right, practices taking the blood pressure of Richland High School student Alexis Ware while Murrah High graduate LaPortia Daniels looks on during a SHRP summer outreach program. The students were among a group who spent the week at the school learning about the academic opportunities offered there. The event was organized by Faye Johnson, assistant dean for multicultural affairs.
Terry High School student P.J. Stamps, right, practices taking the blood pressure of Richland High School student Alexis Ware while Murrah High graduate LaPortia Daniels looks on during a SHRP summer outreach program. The students were among a group who spent the week at the school learning about the academic opportunities offered there. The event was organized by Faye Johnson, assistant dean for multicultural affairs.