MSDH | Eastern Washington University
RDH | The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston
Jana Johnsrud, RDH, MSDH, formally Jana Mannen, earned a Master of Science in Dental Hygiene from Eastern Washington University after earning her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston. Prior to her graduation from UTHealth SOD, she was a dental assistant for 21 years. Mrs. Johnsrud was a Clinical Assistant Professor at UTHealth SOD at Houston in the Department of Periodontics and Dental Hygiene from 2011 – 2013.
Johnsrud has returned to UTHealth SOD as an Assistant Professor to teach the Online BSDH and MSDH Degree Completion courses in the Department of Periodontics and Dental Hygiene. She has authored published articles in peer-reviewed dental hygiene journals. She presents both locally and nationally. Jana’s research interests include gerodontology, online teaching, leadership and ethics at the university level.
She is a member of Greater Houston Dental Hygienists’ Association, TDHA, ADHA, and ADEA.