Hiwet Ephrem

Hiwet Ephrem

Hiwet Ephrem, B.A., G.D.H., R.F.

Academic Title

Teaching Specialist
Division of Dental Hygiene
Department of Primary Dental Care

Education

Residency
Restorative Expanded Functions, University of Minnesota, 2008
Bachelor's
Psychology, B.A., University of Minnesota, 2000
Other Education
Dental Hygiene, G.D.H., University of Minnesota, 1983

Contact Info

Email
ephre001@umn.edu

Phone
612-625-1639

Office Address

9-125 Moos Tower
515 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Bio Statement

Ms. Ephrem joined the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry as a Dental Hygiene Instructor in 2000. Since 2009, Ms. Ephrem has directed the Restorative Expanded Functions Technique I course. She is also a group director and clinical instructor on the University of Minnesota clinic floor and at the Native American Community Clinic (NACC) for Dental Hygiene, Dental and Dental Therapy students in their rotation. Ms. Ephrem is an alumna of the University of Minnesota and sits on a variety of University advisory committees. In addition to teaching, Ms. Ephrem has over 25 years of practical experience working as a dental hygienist in North Minneapolis and the northwestern suburbs. 

Awards

  • 2013 Faculty of the Year, Division of Dental Hygiene, School of Dentistry
  • 2011 Faculty of the Year, Division of Dental Hygiene, School of Dentistry
  • 2009 Instructor of the Year, Division of Dental Hygiene, School of Dentistry
  • 2002 Instructor of the Year, Division of Dental Hygiene, School of Dentistry

Committee Service

  • Dental Hygiene Admissions Committee, Member 2007 - present
  • Dental Hygiene Scholastic Committee, Member, 2012 - present
  • Global Perspectives In Dentistry Student Association, Advisor, 2008-2010
  • Dental Hygiene Curriculum Committee, Member, 2012- present
  • International Student Affairs Committee, Member, 2008-present
     
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