Nancy Neish

Assistant Professor

Director, School of Dental Hygiene, Chair, School of Dental Hygiene Faculty Committee, Chair, DH Sub-Curriculum Committee, Chair, Dental Hygiene Admissions Committee, Chair, Ad hoc Three plus one Year Dental Hygiene Degree Committee

Email: Nancy.Neish@Dal.Ca

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  • A Model for Cultivating Dental Hygiene Faculty Development Within a Community of Practice 

    Tax, Cara L., Heather Doucette, Nancy R. Neish, and J. Peggy Maillet. 2012. "A Model for Cultivating Dental Hygiene Faculty Development Within a Community of Practice." Journal of dental education 76(3): 311-321.
    There is a need to explore approaches in faculty development that will foster change in actual teaching practices. The literature suggests that there should be more deliberate use of theory in faculty development research. ...
  • Effect of magnification loupes on dental hygiene student posture 

    Maillet, J. Peggy, A. Michele Millar, Jillian M. Burke, Michelle A. Maillet, et al. 2008. "Effect of magnification loupes on dental hygiene student posture." Journal of dental education 72(1): 33-44.
    The chair-side work posture of dental hygienists has long been a concern because of health-related problems potentially caused or exacerbated by poor posture. The purpose of this study was to investigate if using magnification ...
  • Evaluation of Outcomes for Tobacco Cessation Counseling in the Dalhousie University Dental Hygiene Curriculum 

    Maillet, J. Peggy, Cara L. Tax, Nancy R. Neish, and Allison L. Denny. 2010. "Evaluation of Outcomes for Tobacco Cessation Counseling in the Dalhousie University Dental Hygiene Curriculum." Journal of dental education 74(3): 311-317.
    As part of their curriculum, senior dental hygiene students at Dalhousie University Faculty of Dentisity provide tobacco cessation counseling (TCC). This study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of the TCC didactic ...