Linda Meeuwenberg, RDH,
MA, MA, FADIA
Cape Canaveral, Florida
As a student:A 1968 graduate of Ferris State College, Linda was motivated for a career in dental hygiene while working in a dental office as a senior in high school. "The dentist and his wife encouraged me to puruse dental hygiene."
On a daily basis: Linda is an author, and president and CEO of Professional Development Association, Inc., which provides CE courses and consulting services. After 30 years of teaching, she is professor emeritus at Ferris State University. "I have been able to build upon my associate's degree over a 40-plus year career by acquring additional degrees and serving in public health, education, private practice, and now as an entrepreneur. Serving needs of diverse populations in different settings and touching many lives has been very rewarding. I love dental hygiene as much today as when I first graduated!"
About me:"I have one daughter who is 32 years old. She recently married in a beautiful castle in Canadian Lakes, Michigan. She is part of my business and has been since she was a child." In her spare time, Linda walks along the beaches of Cape Canaveral or rides her bicycle.
Cover photography by Rick Dahms