Jeanne M. Anderson

Jeanne Anderson

Jeanne M. Anderson, B.S.D.H., M.P.A.

Academic Title

Adjunct Professor
Division of Dental Hygiene
Department of Public Dental Care


Dental Hygiene Education, B.D.H., University of Minnesota
Health Policy, M.P.A., University of Minnesota

Contact Info




Office Address

9-372 Moos Tower
515 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Bio Statement

Jeanne Anderson completed both her Bachelor and Master degrees at the University of Minnesota . She has been on the School of Dentistry faculty since 1988 with special teaching interests in dental anatomy, pain management, periodontics, and leadership and professional development. Aside from didactic and clinical teaching, she is an advocate for policies to promote access to oral health care. In 2006 Ms. Anderson received the Distinguished Dental Hygiene Alumna award from the University of Minnesota Alumni Association. She was also honored with the Member of the Year award in 1996 from the Minnesota Dental Hygienists Association and several Faculty of the Year awards for teaching. Service activities include School of Dentistry and state committee memberships and leadership positions within professional associations. Favorite outdoor activities include kayaking, biking and gardening.


Research Interests

Pain management and periodontics.



Anderson, JM, Use of local anesthesia by dental hygienists who completed a Minnesota CE course. J. Dent Hyg 76 (1) 35-46, 2002.

NIDCR Clinical Trial, Obstetrics and Periodontal Therapy (OPT) 2003-2006, Recruiting and Treatment Hygienist, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Poster Presentation, American Dental Hygienists’ Association Annual Session, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1998: Use of local anesthesia by dental hygienists who completed a Minnesota CE course.


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