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Jennifer M. Meyer

Jennifer Meyer, Clinical Instructor

Dental Hygiene


  • Bachelor of Science, Dental Hygiene Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL; 1999
  • Associate in Applied Science, Dental Hygiene; Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL; 1998

Courses Taught:

  • DH 218 (L)
  • DH 219 (L)
  • DH 247 (L)
  • DH 320
  • DH 355
  • DH 441(C)
SIU Jennifer M. Meyer Office: ASA 119
Phone: 618.453.7206
Fax: 618.453.7020

Licensure and Certification:

  • Local Anesthesia Certification
  • National Board Dental Hygiene Examination Certification
  • Northeast Regional Board Certification
  • Illinois Dental Hygiene Licensure
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification
  • Nitrous Oxide Analgesia Certification 

Honors and Recognitions:

  • Give Kids A Smile Community Leadership Development Institute (GKAS Institute) Ambassador award. October 2013.
  • School of Allied Health Term Teacher of the Year award, 2011-2012.
  • CASA Term Teacher of the Year Award.  2011-2012.
  • Governor’s Volunteer Service Recognition, Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service. April 2010.
  • National Children’s Dental Health Month Award Recipient- September 2008

Grants Received:

  • Brush, Rinse, Floss Program. Amount in product (Gift in Kind): $12,000; September 2014 
  • GKAS Community Leadership Development Institute Grant. Funded by the American Dental Association. October 2013. ($1,008.17)
  • Brush, Rinse, Floss Program. Amount in product (Gift in Kind): $8,000; September 2014
  • ADA Foundation Give Kids a Smile Continuity of Care Grant, with Jennifer Sherry. May 2011. ($6250.00)
  • Smiles Across America Product Grant.  Founded by Oral Health America. Oct 2011. 


  • Coordinator for the SIU Give Kids a Smile program 2002-present
  • Saluki First Scholar Program, Faculty mentor. August 2013-present.