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MSDH | Eastern Washington University
BSDH | UTHealth School of Dentistry at Houston
After 21 years as a dental assistant, Jana Mannen Johnsrud, RDH, MSDH, earned a bachelor's degree in dental hygiene from UTHealth School of Dentistry at Houston, followed by a Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree from Eastern Washington University. She served as a clinical assistant professor from 2011-13 in the Department of Periodontics and Dental Hygiene at UTHealth and recently returned to teach online degree-completion courses in the same department.
Johnsrud is the author of multiple articles published in peer-reviewed dental hygiene journals, and she presents continuing education courses both locally and nationally. Her research interests include gerodontology, online teaching, and leadership and ethics at the university level.
She is a member of Greater Houston Dental Hygienists’ Association, TDHA, ADHA, and ADEA.