The International Federation of Dental Hygiene (IFDH) held its 19th International Symposium in Cape Town, South Africa August 14-18. Susan Kass, M.Ed., Ed.D., RDH, ADEA Board Director for Allied Dental Program Directors, and Ms. Tami Grzesikowski, RDH, M.Ed., ADEA Senior Director for Allied Dental Education, attended. They were special guests to IFDH Past President Maria Perno Goldie at the Presidental Reception. They attended several excellent presentations surrounding the theme of Oral Systemic Diseases.
From left: Ann Battrell, M.S.D.H.; American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) Executive Director, Carol Jahn, RDH, M.S.; Senior Professional Relations Manager for Water Pik and U.S. Delegate to the IFDH House of Delegates, Tami Grzesikowski, RDH, M.Ed.; ADEA Senior Director for Allied Dental Education, Maria Perno Goldie, RDH, M.S.; IFDH Past President, Susan Kass, RDH, Ed.D.; ADEA Board Director for Allied Program Directors, Denise Bowers, RDH, Ph.D.; ADHA President.
Dr. Susan Kass and Ms. Tami Grzesikowski take a moment with a fellow dental hygienist from South Africa, also attending the IFDH Symposium.