|Barbara Merritt, RDH '81|
Barbara Merritt, RDH, received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland in 1981 after receiving associate’s degrees from Allegany Community College and Prince George’s Community College. Currently a member of the Alumni Board of Directors and the Dean’s Faculty, Ms. Merritt is secretary of the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners and has been an examiner on the North East Regional Board since 2002. She has also served as president of the Maryland Dental Hygienists’ Association and the Western Shore Dental Hygienists’ Association component.
Ms. Merritt is a practicing clinical dental hygienist for a general practice in Severna Park and has been a representative for dental manufacturing and dental insurance companies.