Sherry is impacting the lives of people around the world with her innovative dental hygiene life focus to “assist people to attain optimum oral health through research, education and clinical practice.”
Sherry received a Diploma of Dental Hygiene from the University of Alberta, her Bachelor Degree in Dental Science in Dental Hygiene and a Masters’ in Science degree from the University of British Columbia, Canada. Sherry is an independent clinical dental hygienist in Kelowna British Columbia, researcher, speaker, educator at the Okanagan College, community oral health advocate and Lead Mentor and Clinical Instructor for the UBC/Vietnam International Learning Program for global collaboration and international learning.
She has published articles in the Vietnam Journal of Medicine and Pharmacy, the Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene, the International Journal of Dental Hygiene and the Dental Health Journal in the UK. She has presented her masters’ research study of cultural oral habits and oral cancer in Asia and the global risks of oral cancer in Scotland, Brazil, Vietnam, Dubai, USA and Canada.
Sherry has been honored and awarded for her oral cancer study in Vietnam with the prestigious “World Dental Hygiene Award in Research” sponsored by the SUNSTAR Foundation for Oral Health Promotion in collaboration with the International Federation of Dental Hygienists and the International Journal of Dental Hygiene. She was presented with the award at the International Symposium on Dental Hygiene in Scotland in 2010.
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