Category: People

Did a dental mentor change your life? Nominate her today for a #LucyHobbsProject Award. #LHP2018

  • April 17, 2018
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One year ago this month, Dr. Emily Ishkanian took the stage at Loews Philadelphia Hotel as one of the six inspirational women honored by the Lucy Hobbs Project in 2017 as the recipient of the Project’s Mentor Award. The Henderson, Nevada-based dentist demonstrated commitment to education early, graduating as Valedictorian from her high school. Upon obtaining a degree in Kinesiology from the University of Colorado, Boulder, she returned to Nevada to pursue a career in dentistry. In 2010, she graduated…

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Do you know an Industry Icon? Nominate her today for a #LucyHobbsProject Award.

  • April 4, 2018
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IF THERE IS one single maxim that encapsulates Dr. Patricia Blanton’s approach to leading the dozen-plus state and national organizations she has helmed over the years, it’s this: “The wrong culture can never create the right plan.” She is, after all, a woman whose abbreviated curriculum vitae is five pages long — and she has applied this mantra at every stop throughout her varied career. It was especially pertinent when, in 2003, she was elected the first female president of…

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Do you know a Woman To Watch? Nominate her today for a #LucyHobbsProject Award.

  • March 28, 2018
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Dr. Irene Marron-Tarrazzi was one of the half-dozen outstanding women who took home a 2017 Lucy Hobbs Project Award after the Project’s 5th Anniversary Celebration in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The American Dental Association Vice President embodies the fighting spirit and community devotion that pioneer Dr. Lucy Hobbs Taylor – the first American woman to earn a degree in dentistry – once did herself. Read on for Dr. Marron-Tarrazzi’s story, and find out how to nominate a Woman to Watch for a…

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Happy 185th birthday to a dental overachiever! @TheLucyHobbsProject

  • March 14, 2018
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Each year, Incisal Edge dental lifestyle magazine honors America’s best young dentists under the age of 40 for their work in and out of the operatory. Whether they’re renowned for medical innovations, volunteer work and philanthropy or a commitment to outstanding patient care, these 40 honorees — nominated by industry experts from around the country and vetted by an independent panel — represent the best of dentistry today, and the promise of even better dentistry tomorrow. Had the #IE40Under40 honor…

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Inspiration awaits in San Francisco.

  • February 5, 2018
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Standing ovations. Inspirational messages. Philanthropic opportunities. Where can you find all these? The Lucy Hobbs Project 6th annual Celebration in San Francisco. From emerging leaders and industry icons to mountain movers and up-and-comers, The Lucy Hobbs Project Celebration shines a light on exemplary women in the dental profession. There, crowds gather to witness outstanding dental talents celebrate their day in the sun. Honorees speak from the heart about passion for their profession, causes close to their heart, and outstanding networks…

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