Leila H. Liberman, RDH, BS is a clinical instructor in Periodontics for the pre-doctoral dental students. Mrs. Liberman graduated from the Dental Hygiene Program at University of Maryland School of Dentistry in May 1988. In May 1988, Leila received an award from the American Academy of Dentistry for the Handicapped. She was recognized for developing a brochure for patient’s suffering with Parkinson’s disease maintain better brushing. Mrs. Liberman was President of the Greater Baltimore Dental Hygienists’ Association in 1994-1995, 1999-2003 and 2005-2006. She acts as a mentor to new board members of the local component. Leila has held many roles within the state association and maintains chair of the Bertha Morgan Scholarship over the past years. Mrs. Liberman received the Symbol of Excellence award from the Maryland Dental Hygienists’ Association in October 2005.
Leila is very active in community outreach programs. She was the originator of Sealant Saturday, a program designed to place sealants on children of low income families at no charge since 2006. This program has been operating from the University of Maryland’s Baltimore campus and Perryville campus in conjunction with the Maryland Dental Hygienists’ Association. Leila has been involved in Special Olympics Special Smiles since it’s origination in 1995. Mrs. Liberman is a trained P.A.N.D.A. representative.