Topics: Dental Practice Trends, Budgeting, Wealth Management, Business Operations & Insurance
For over 30 years Dr. Mary Smith has committed her talent and insight to the dental community in Spokane, Washington. Her leadership and professional reputation is a catalyst for progressive dentistry. She is a spokesperson for various dental organizations including the American Dental Association and the Spokane District Dental Society. Dr. Mary Smith continues to be an instrumental voice in dental education.
Lindsay Strand is a nationally recognized communications consultant and coach with extensive background in the dental profession. She has helped to create and launch effective campaigns in the dental profession including Sip All Day, Get Decay, Give Kids a Smile Minnesota and Minnesota Mission of Mercy. She is also on the marketing team for Super Bowl XXVI. She has coached dental leaders seeking national office as well as state leadership positions on effective communications and media relations.
Topics: Emotional and Physical Pain Management, Patient Communication, Crisis Management and Trust Building
Dr. Kimberly Harms has been around the block when it comes to dentistry. She owned a practice with her husband for over 30 years. Dr. Harms served as President of the Minnesota Dental Association and was Chair of the American Dental Association’s Council on Communications. For the last 20 years, Dr. Harms has been a national spokesperson for the ADA and has appeared on national television and in numerous national publications.
Topics: Leadership, Team Building, Holistic & Wellness Training
Laura Brihn has spent the last 15 years working in the most prestigious hospitals around the country, collaborating with some of the greatest minds in medicine and nursing. Most recently she has fully designed the curriculum and educated a New York hospital on Transformational Leadership methods and how to implement them successfully in an organization. Her education is specifically tailored to work with all leadership styles and inspire those leaders to motivate and engage themselves and their staff to reach their greatest potential. Laura also organizes wellness events and trainings geared specifically to leadership and staff members to promote optimum self-care.
Anna Herrmann has been a leader in nursing for almost 10 years. Anna is a nursing director at United Hospital in St. Paul, MN. She is known throughout her hospital for engaging her employees and unprecedented problem solving skills. Her presentations are engaging, enlightening and unforgettable.
Hillary grew up in the world of dentistry as her parents were both dentists. Fellow DSG speaker, Kim Harms, is her mother. That is why she decided to focus her practice in dental law. Hillary's passion and energy for the legal profession is apparent in her presentations. Hillary is the founder of Pine Lake Law Firm, an up and coming dental law practice in Minnesota. She has focused her career on helping dentists navigate legal issues facing the profession.