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Patricia Belmonte

Patricia Belmonte

Patricia Belmonte
Professor, Coordinator, Dental Hygiene

(630) 942-4237
Office: Health and Science Center (HSC), Room 2202P
belmonte@cod.edu

Areas of Research Interest:

  • Hospice Counseling


Current Projects:

  • Refining Dental Hygiene Program, Quality Assurance Program
  • Obtaining Full accreditation from the American Dental Association for the Dental Hygiene Program


Education:

  • Graduate Certification Clinical Counseling National Louis Univ
  • BS Northwestern University Dental School
  • M.S. National-Lewis University
  • B.S. Northwestern University

 

Awards and Recognitions:

  • Member Dental Hygiene Honor Society, Sigma Phi Alpha
  • Deans List Northwestern University Dental School

 

Areas of Research Interest:

  • Gerontology
  • Hospice Counseling

 

Clinical Experience:

  • 20 years clinical practitioner

 

Certification and Licensures:

  • Dental Hygiene License State of IL

 

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Dental Hygiene Assoc

 

Recent Courses Taught:

  • Radiology for Dental Hygienist
  • Nutrition for the Dental Hygienist, Local Anesthesia