Peg Ryan talks about her career in dental hygiene education and her work on the national level to further the professionalization of the field. She discusses changes in the university during her years there and about the Dental School Deans Lou Terkla, Henry Van Hassel, and Sharon Turner, as well as other prominent administrators. Finally, she explores the possible futures for dental hygiene education and the profession.
Transcript of oral history interview with Margaret M. Ryan, conducted on October 28, 1998 by Heather G. Rosenwinkel
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