News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

August 19, 2013 — Vol. 29 No. 28

ISU Professor to Lead International Federation of Dental Hygienists

Idaho State University's JoAnn Gurenlian, professor and graduate program director for dental hygiene, will be installed as the president of the International Federation of Dental Hygienists at Cape Town, South Africa in August.

"It is truly a pleasure and a great honor to be selected to represent the IFDH and to support the mission of the association over the next three years," Gurenlian said. "Connecting dental hygienists around the globe, sharing insights, and working together to improve the oral health of the public will be both enlightening and rewarding."

The International Federation of Dental Hygienists (IFDH) is an international, non-governmental, non-profit organization that attempts to unite dental hygienists from around the world in their common goal of promoting oral health. This organization was established in 1986 to:

For more information on the organization visit