Episode 45: Listen When Someone Taps You On Your Shoulder with Marion Manski, RDH

momgienists Sep 18, 2017

Christie and Jasmin had the privilege to interview Maryland's own rock star educator Marion Manski, RDH. We thoroughly enjoyed this conversation and was inspired by all she has done for our profession here in our state and what she will continue to do in the future. Marion shapes the future of dental hygiene as the director of the University Of Maryland, School of Dentistry, Dental Hygiene Program. She is the 2017 ADHA Irene Neuman Award Recipient.

Marion is a powerhouse focused on excellence and innovation. She sheds light on motherhood, going to school while raising a family and the future of our profession. Hear more of her unique story in dental hygiene and be prepared to be empowered!


Thank you for being on the show! 

Topics we discuss:

  • Her journey into Dental Hygiene
  • Being a clinician and transitioning into Academia
  • Raising two children while attending school
  • How advancing her degree helped her career
  • Being a member of your professional association
  • Advocacy
  • Working as a representative for women appointed by the Governor of Maryland
  • Future of Dental Hygiene and the role of professional associations
  • Being bored with the profession
  • Accelerated BS to MS degree
  • Bridge RDH to RN program in Maryland, Clinical Nurse Leader!!
  • Scope of practice issues for the future professional
  • Being an empty nester and the phases of motherhood
  • Treasure the moments in parenthood
  • Maintaining your sanity in motherhood

Contact Marion Here: [email protected]

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Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg

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