DH students shine in GHDHA’s scientific poster competition

Published: March 19, 2019 by Rhonda Whitmeyer

DH students shine in GHDHA’s scientific poster competition

UTSD students (from left) Roxana Diaz, Rebecca Fowler, and Allison Stanley with their first-place award.

From left are Alysha Bhanji, Stephanie Gulick, and Christopher Grimes, who tied with another UTSD group for second place.

From left are Alysha Bhanji, Stephanie Gulick, and Christopher Grimes, who tied with another UTSD group for second place.

From left are Lac-Hong Pham, Lisa Nguyen, and Thuy Bui, who tied for second place in the GHDHS scientific poster competition.

From left are Lac-Hong Pham, Lisa Nguyen, and Thuy Bui, who tied for second place in the GHDHS scientific poster competition.

Students from UTHealth School of Dentistry at Houston won first- and second-place awards in the Greater Houston Dental Hygienists’ Association Dental Hygiene Student Scientific Poster Presentation Competition in March. 

First place went to UTSD students Roxana Diaz, Rebecca Fowler, and Allison Stanley for “Phytodentistry:  The Plant of Immortality.” Their faculty sponsor was Assistant Professor Ruth Conn, RDH, MSDH. 

Two UTSD student groups tied for second place: 

The competition included 21 groups of students from dental hygiene programs at UTSD, Lone Star College – Kingwood, Houston Community College, and Pima Medical Institute.  

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