Danna Hickey, MSDH

Researcher, Division of Dental Hygiene

Danna Hickey

Contact Info


Office Phone 612-626-4744

Office Address:
7-557 Moos Tower
515 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

MSDH, Dental Hygiene Management, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry and Carlson School of Management, 2018

BSc (Allied Health Sciences), University of Ontario Institute of Technology, 2015

AS (Dental Hygiene), Durham College, 2010


Ms. Hickey originates from Toronto, Canada, where she graduated with an Associate of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Durham College in 2010. She practiced in general, pediatric, and orthodontic dentistry in Canada and the Cayman Islands for 6 years. While practicing she completed her Bachelor of Science in Allied Health through the University of Ontario Institute of Technology in 2015.

In 2016, Ms. Hickey moved from the Caribbean to Minnesota to pursue her Master of Science in Dental Hygiene Management Degree through the University of Minnesota and the Carlson School of Management. At that time, she began a graduate teaching assistantship providing clinical instruction to dental hygiene and dental therapy students.

After completion of her Master’s degree, she was offered a faculty position as a Clinical Assistant Professor, and Researcher at the University of Minnesota. Her role primarily includes providing clinical education to dental hygiene and dental therapy students, in addition to coordinating and conducting a variety of research endeavors at the University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry.


Research Summary/Interests

  • Oral Health-Related Quality of Life
  • Periodontology
  • Product Evaluation