Jane Casper, RDH ‘99, MA, has been a dental hygienist for 40 years and has worked in both private practice and public health. She received her Certificate in Dental Hygiene from Howard University in 1974, her BS in Dental Hygiene from the University of Maryland School Of Dentistry, in 1999 and her MA in Applied Sociology from UMBC, in 2007. She is currently employed as a Clinical Dental Public Health Specialist for the Maryland Office of Oral Health, in addition to serving as the Dental Hygienist Liaison for Head Start in Maryland. She is a member of the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners, having previously served as both Secretary/Treasurer and President. She also is a member of the Dean’s Faculty at the UMSOD.