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Periodontics and Oral Medicine

Anne Gwozdek, RDH, BA, MA

 photoClinical Lecturer
Director, E-Learning Program

Division of Dental Hygiene
Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine
University of Michigan School of Dentistry
1101 N. University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1078
Phone: 734-
Recent Publications


A clinician since my graduation from the University of Michigan’s (UM) Dental Hygiene Program in 1973, I have taken the term “life-long learning” literally.  I obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism & Public Relations in 1992 from Madonna University and have served as editor of the Bulletin of the Michigan Dental Hygienists’ Association (MDHA) and contributor to other professional publications. I began my transition to education in 2001 as a clinical instructor at UM and completed a Master’s degree in Educational Media & Technology from Eastern Michigan University in 2007.  I have served in leadership positions within ADHA, MDHA, and my component.  My research interests involve education with a focus on learning technologies.

Recent Publications

Gwozdek AE, Klausner CP, Kerschbaum WE. Online directed journaling in dental hygiene clinical education. J Dent Hyg. 2009 Winter;83(1):12-7. PubMed PMID: 19370811.

Gwozdek AE, Klausner CP, Kerschbaum WE. The utilization of Computer Mediated Communication for case study collaboration. J Dent Hyg. 2008 Winter;82(1):8. Epub 2008 Jan 1. PubMed PMID: 18269809.

Gwozdek A. Dental accreditation provides educational criteria for professional programs. Bull Mich Dent Hyg Assoc. 1997 Summer-Fall;27(2):26-7. PubMed PMID: 9555192.

Gwozdek AE. Positive aspects of the dental team. J Mich Dent Assoc. 1993 Jun;75(5):S13-4. PubMed PMID: 8189435.

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