As a dental hygiene student, you are invited to join SADHA, the Student American Dental Hygienists’ Association. Any student enrolled in an accredited dental hygiene program is eligible to join and on graduation, to convert your membership.


There are three dental hygiene schools in the DHACNY component:

  • New York City College of Technology of CUNY
  • Hostos (Eugenio Maria de Hostos Community College of CUNY in the Bronx
  • NYU (New York University) in Manhattan

Each dental hygiene school has a SADHA faculty advisor who serves as a liaison between the school and ADHA, DHASNY and DHACNY


To email an advisor, click on the email address.

Petal Leu Wai See –


Kellie Kennedy –
Kim Attanasi –

City Tech:
Anna Matthews –


Ying Li, 2019 graduate of City Tech received the Clinical Proficiency Award from Audra Haynes, NYCDHA Board Member.

Natalia Fernandes, 2019 graduate of Hostos Community College received the Clinical Proficiency Award from Vermell Ford, RDH, MS, President of NYCDHA.

Serena Geffers, NYU Class of 2019 receives the Clinical Proficiency Award from Vermell Ford, RDH, President NYCDHA.

Congratulations to:

City Tech – Wendy Rodriguez
Hostos – Adaliz Diaz
NYU – Carlemi Dominguez

Wendy Rodriguez, City Tech, receiving an award from Molly A Walters, RDH  a DHACNY Board Member.

When you receive your transition renewal notice from ADHA, please contact (516-314-2827) and she will have your award activated.