Ms. Suzanne Smith

Associate Professor
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Ms. Suzanne Marie Smith

Associate Professor

Health Professions

Cushwa Hall 1356

phone: (330) 941-1766


Suzanne M. Smith, is a Registered Dental Hygienist and an Associate Professor in the Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene program at Youngstown State University in Youngstown, Ohio. Suzanne received her AAS degree in dental hygiene in 1988 and her BSAS degree in allied health in 1991 from Youngstown State University. She has twenty-five years of experience as a clinician. Following the completion of her MEd degree in Health Education and Health Promotion from Kent State University in 2006, she transitioned into the role of educator. She served as the program director and clinic coordinator from August 2013 until December 2020 in the Dr. Madeleine Haggerty Dental Hygiene Program and is currently a full-time faculty member. Her areas of interest are instrumentation, infection control, patient education, and professionalism. She is a member of ADHA, ODHA, Tri-County DHA, and ADEA.

  • Education
    • 2006

      MEd, Health Education & Health Promotion

      Kent State University

    • 1991

      Other, Applied Science

      Youngstown State University

    • 1988

      Other, Applied Science

      Youngstown State University

  • Awards and Honors
    • 2018

      Youngstown State University

      Distinguished Professorship Award - Teaching

      This award is granted based on distinguished service to the institution in the area of Teaching.