Sabrina Heglund, PhD, MHS, BDSc, Dip(DH)

Sabrina Heglund, PhD, MHS, BDSc, Dip(DH), is a Canadian dental hygienist who travelled to Karachi, Pakistan and remained there for 2.5 years in 2018. Sabrina refined the curriculum and clinical practice for the associate of science in dental hygiene degree at the Aga Khan University. Her doctoral thesis featured the role of neutrophils in the gingival crevicular fluid of healthy and periodontally compromised patients. Sabrina has volunteered on many fronts to assist indigenous people, disadvantaged homeless folks, and professional organizations to further educate populations on dental health and its connections to systemic health.