CEREMONY DURING ADHA IN PHOENIX PAYS TRIBUTE TO PHEBE BLITZ
|Phebe Blitz, RDH, an Arizona dental hygiene educator, was presented with the Philips Sonicare/RDH Mentor of the Year Award at the American Dental Hygienists' Association's annual meeting in June.|
|Gail Stoops, RDH, the senior manager of professional relations for Philips, presented the award to Blitz (left), and Pamela Quinones, RDH, ADHA past president (right), also spoke at the ceremony. Blitz and the award were the featured cover story for the April 2012 issue of RDH. Visit www.rdhmag.com to read a profile of the 2012 Mentor of the Year.|
|Stoops also commended (left to right) Nancy Burkhart, RDH, Lynne Slim, RDH, and Winnie Furnari, RDH, as Mentors of Distinction.|
|Kristen Simmons, RDH (yellow jacket at left), the 2006 Mentor of the Year, and Anne Guignon, RDH (pink jacket at right) the 2004 Mentor of the Year, also attended the 2012 ceremony.|
Nominations for the 2013 Mentor of the Year Award will be accepted until Sept. 30, 2012. See page 77 for more information.