Farewell from Mandy

Farewell from Mandy

To the members of BCDHA, To begin, I would like to acknowledge that I am writing to you from the traditional territories of the Lekwungen people where I have had the distinct pleasure of living, working, and playing for the last few years; and would like to...
Getting Back to Normal

Getting Back to Normal

After months of advocacy, BCDHA was thrilled when Dental Hygienists were invited to become ‘dental hygiene immunizers’ and help support the province’s plan to get British Columbians vaccinated.  For the last few months, dental hygienists across the province have been...
BCDHA’s New JEDI

BCDHA’s New JEDI

Hello everyone!   My name is Jas Chahal and I am BCDHA’s new JEDI! This may sound like Star Wars, but it’s an acronym for Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.   The BCDHA has established this position to reinforce its commitment to creating and fostering a...
2021 Barbara J. Heisterman Recipient

2021 Barbara J. Heisterman Recipient

Natasha Kellett – Recipient of the 2021 Barbara J. Heisterman Award I am very honoured and am filled with gratitude to be this year’s recipient of the Barbra J Heisterman Award for Innovation and Commitment to Care. Being nominated by Mara Sand has made it extra...
Dianne Gallagher Inspiration Award

Dianne Gallagher Inspiration Award

Bev Jackson – Recipient of the 2021 Dianne Gallagher Award I am honoured to be selected as the recipient of this special award. This means more to me than I can ever describe, as Dianne Gallagher was my mentor, colleague, and dear friend for many years. When I...
Student Awards from BCDHA

Student Awards from BCDHA

If you are a student in one of the dental hygiene programs in BC, be aware that there are awards from BCDHA available through your dental hygiene program. BCDHA annually offers the following awards to student members enrolled in an accredited dental hygiene diploma...