Cynthia L. Stull, RDH, MDH, DHSc

Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Dental Hygiene

Cynthia L. Stull

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-626-3412

Office Address:
8-536B Moos Tower
515 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Dental Hygiene

Director, Master of Science in Dental Hygiene Program

DHSc, A.T. Still University (Health Sciences), 2020

MDH, University of Minnesota (Dental Hygiene Education)

BSDH, University of Minnesota (Dental Hygiene Public Health)

AA, University of South Dakota (Dental Hygiene)


Dr. Stull received her dental hygiene education at the University of South Dakota. After receiving an Associate degree in Dental Hygiene at USD, she pursued further education in the area of public health at the University of Minnesota. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene Public Health in 1982. Dr. Stull worked in private practice dental hygiene until November, 2014. She joined the University of Minnesota, Division of Dental Hygiene in 2010, teaching clinical and didactic courses. Dr. Stull received a Master of Dental Hygiene from the University of Minnesota in 2013 and a Doctorate in Health Sciences from A.T. Still University in 2020. Dr. Stull is the director of the Master of Science in Dental Hygiene program and a member of the University of Minnesota interprofessional 1Health team.

Awards & Recognition

  • AHC Active Learning Fellowship, 2018
  • Faculty of the Year Award, University of Minnesota, 2015
  • Faculty of the Year Award, University of Minnesota, 2012
  • Ione Jackson Scholarship, Division of Dental Hygiene, University of Minnesota, 2011
  • ADEA/Crest Oral-B Scholarship, American Dental Education Association, 2011
  • Mortar Board National Honor Society, University of South Dakota, 1981


Research Summary/Interests

Interprofessional collaboration and education, oral-systemic link, public health


  • Stull, C. L., & Lunos, S. (2019). Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices Regarding Human Papilloma Virus Communication and Vaccine Advocacy Among Minnesota Dentists and Dental Hygienists. Journal of Dental Hygiene: JDH, 93(1), 33-42.
  • Stull, C., & Blue, C. (2016). Examining the influence of professional identity formation on the attitudes of students towards interprofessional collaboration. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 30(1), 90-96.