Southwest Component

Southwest Component2018-09-25T20:01:27-05:00

The Southwest Component includes the following counties:

Beaver, Washington, Greene, Butler, Allegheny, Armstrong, Westmoreland, Fayette, Indiana, Cambria, Somerset, Blair, Bedford, Huntingdon, Fulton and Franklin.

Component News and Information

Upcoming

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Southwest Component Courses

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Announcements

PDHA Public Health- Nursing Home Project

Working with Nursing Home Staff to Improve the Oral Hygiene of Residents. The Public Health Committee of the Pennsylvania Dental Hygienists’ Association (PDHA) has available a CE program for a PA hygienist , who is a current member of the ADHA.

Penn Hy-PAC Lifetime Membership

Now is the time to step up and support PDHA and our Political Action Committee. Morgan Plant, our lobbyist, and the Government Relations Committee, are continually working to advance Dental Hygiene and our scope of practice.

PDHA Scholarship for Further Education

PDHA is proud to offer the PDHA Scholarship for Further Education (formerly called the Clark J. Hollister Scholarship). We are offering this member benefit and thank you for your support for your association and investment in your continued education.

PDHA Leadership Development Retreat

Our Leadership Development Retreat is in the books! PDHA hosted a dynamic session with Dr. Kelly Tanner and the attendees loved this session! All attendees received the book "Leader Shift" by John C. Maxwell and Dr. Tanner led incredible interactive activities for the group. This session was so very valuable to propel attendees to the next level both in and out of the operatory. A big thank you to our sponsors, Premier Dental, ToothShower, Penn College of Technology and Cetylite. One lucky attendee won a ToothShower in a giveaway drawing!

Pennsylvania Further Extends Temporary Waiver of Certain CPR Rules

Please see the important announcement from the Pennsylvania Department of State. Pennsylvania Further Extends Temporary Waiver of Certain CPR Rules for State Board of Massage Therapy and State Board of Dentistry

New ergonomic scaler!

Thanks to Premier Dental Co., new members of PDHA are receiving a new ergonomic scaler! Join TODAY, while supplies last. 

SECTOR 4:  Heather Guido –  representing Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Greene, and Washington Counties
Email: heatherguido3@gmail.com

SECTOR 5: Vacant – representing Armstrong, Cambria, Fayette, Indiana, Somerset, and Westmoreland Counties
Email:

SECTOR 6: Alyssa Stiles – representing Bedford, Blair, Franklin, Fulton and Huntingtin Counties
Email: alyssamariestiles@gmail.com

Administrative Chair: Vacant

Membership Chair: Vacant

Legislative Chair: Vacant

Public Relations Chair: Andrea Popowski RDH apopowskirdh@gmail.com

Community Health Chair: Nora Lugalia RDH, PHDHP noralugaila@gmail.com

C.E. Co-chairs: Melissa Lucarelli BS, RDH, PHDHP mlucarellirdh@gmail.com
Hillary McClain BS, RDH, PHDHP him28@pitt.edu

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Reminder

REMEMBER to complete your mandatory continuing education requirements before you submit your license renewal form. The current cycle runs from April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2019.

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