Breakfast at Bouvé: Weaving Connections to Improve Oral Health

September 15, 2014
8:00am – 9:30am

John D. O’Bryant African American Center

Please join us to welcome our Program Director, Ms. Jessica Holloman, RDH, MS, to Northeastern University and connecting with Boston’s oral health network!


Jessica Holloman

Jessica L. Holloman, MS, RDH
Program Director
Innovations in Interprofessional Oral Health

Ms. Holloman is Program Director at the Innovations in Oral Health Program at Northeastern University’s School of Nursing. Ms. Holloman’s background in dental hygiene, education, and research have led to her involvement in the three-year project funded by the DentaQuest Foundation, where she is working to integrate oral health into interprofessional health education and team-based, collaborative practice approaches in primary care settings. Prior to joining Northeastern University, Ms. Holloman worked as a Clinical Research Dental Hygienist at the General and Oral Health Clinic at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry.

Ms. Holloman earned her BS and MS degrees at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her educational experience has allowed her to teach abroad in the United Kingdom at Portsmouth Dental Academy and King’s College London Dental Institute. While teaching in the United Kingdom, Ms. Holloman co-chaired the Second Annual Young Research Professional’s Research Symposium and advised dental therapy students as they entered the work force as autonomous providers. Ms. Holloman’s commitment to service includes volunteer work with Mission Outfitter, a non-profit organization,that provides much needed medical and dental care to individuals in the countries of Peru and Guatemala.

Ms. Holloman’s scholarship activity includes topic areas such as the investigation of obesity referrals by dental hygienists, genetic indicators in the presence of periodontal and systemic disease, and aerosol reduction by dental devices.