Nancy Alleman, RDH, BS, WSDHA past president, attributes the success of the Washington Dental Access Campaign to WSDHA's existing partnership with WSOHC.
The Dental Access Campaign has been able to engage rural hospitals and Native American health associations as a direct result from WSDHA acting as a liaison in multiple coalitions.
representatives and Lynch had the opportunity to speak with Senator David Frockt and Representative Eileen Cody, the senate and house authors of the current bills creating a mid-level Dental Hygiene Practitioner.
On April 15 and 16, 2011, WSDHA celebrated this significant anniversary at their annual Oral Health Symposium.
She has served twice as a president of WSDHA and has, in the past, received the association's highest honor for service and leadership.