Award for Best Capstone Portfolio 2020, BSc in Dental Practice Management & Oral Health Promotion Programme, Athlone Institute of Technology was presented by Orlaith Kennedy, Chief Executive, Dental Health Foundation to students in AIT.
The winning students were Rebecca Frayne (highest academic mark on paper) - €150 for her project ‘An Evaluation of the Delivery of an Oral Health Educational Programme to First Time Expectant Mothers in an Antenatal Class Setting’.
And Runner-Up Winner, Lauren O’Toole Crawford - €50 for her project 'To Develop an Oral Hygiene Programme that can be Integrated into an Antenatal Class Setting'
The presentation was done online for the first time (Zoom) due to the current pandemic. This year's BSc students were also invited and Orlaith Kennedy, Chief Executive, Dental Health Foundation gave a presentation briefly outlining the work of the DHF. Both Lauren & Rebecca spoke for approx. 15/20 mins to share the work that they did.
Pictured are Rebecca Frayne, Lauren O'Toole Crawford and Ms Orlaith Kennedy, Dental Health Foundation. Dr Eileen Lane and Dr Miriam O'Connor who supervised the Oral Health Portfolio. Dr Clodagh Maloney (Dental Lecturer) and Dr Des Cawley (Head of Department) were also at the Presentation.