Assistant Dean
College of Health Sciences

Debbie Bauman

2114b Health Sciences Bldg
Norfolk, 23529

Debbie Bauman graduated from the Dental Assisting Program at Old Dominion University in 1978, the Dental Hygiene Program in 1980 and the Master’s Degree Program in 1982. She has been teaching dental assistants and dental hygienists ever since. She currently serves as Assistant Dean of the College of Health Sciences formerly as Chair of the School of Dental Hygiene, which received full accreditation in 2007 and 2014. Ms. Bauman reviews accreditation self study documents for undergraduate programs in the College prior to submission. She authored the textbook chapter on “Persons with Diabetes Mellitus” in Dental Hygiene Theory and Practice by Darby and Walsh, coauthored the text Case Studies in Dental Hygiene,1st edition and numerous journal articles. Ms. Bauman traveled on two dental mission trips to Leon, Nicaragua with the Norfolk –based international organization, Physicians For Peace, where she was involved in starting a dental assistant education program at the University of Leon.

M.S. in Dental Hygiene Education, Old Dominion University, (1982)

B.S. in Dental Hygiene, Old Dominion University, (1980)

Local Anesthesia & Nitrous Oxide Administration Certificate
Sponsoring Organization: Old Dominion University
Date Obtained: 2008-05-15
CPR
Sponsoring Organization: American Red Cross
Date Obtained: 2015-03-01
License to Practice Dental Hygiene, Pennsylvania
Sponsoring Organization: Pennsylvania Board of Dentistry
Date Obtained: 1984-01-01
License to Practice Dental Hygiene, Virginia
Sponsoring Organization: Virginia Board of Dentistry
Date Obtained: 1982-01-01

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Bauman, D. B., Naugle, K., Diaz, C. and Darby, M. "The Oral Health Status of Individuals on Renal Dialysis and Renal Transplant Recipients Undergoing Immunosuppressive Therapy" $541. Old Dominion University. 1995 - 1996
Bauman, D. B., Sanchez-Hulces, J. and Coleman, F. "Allied Health Careers Opportunity Program (AHCOP)" $72,491. Federal. August 1986 - August 1987
Bauman, D. B. "Clinical Effect of Daily Toothbrushing with 0.4% SnF2, 0.22% NaF and Fluoride-Free Gel on the Presence of Gingivitis, Gingival Bleeding Upon Probing and Supragingival Dental Plaque." $3,363. Private. 1985 - 1986
Bauman, D. B., Sanchez-Hucles, J. and Coleman, F. "Allied Health Careers Opportunity Program (AHCOP)" $70,951. Federal. August 1985 - August 1986
Bauman, D. B. "Clinical effect of Daily Toothbrushing with 0.4% SnF2 0.22% NaF and Fluoride-Free Gel on the Presence of Gingivitis, Gingival Bleeding Upon Probing and Supragingival Dental Plaque" $3,363. Old Dominion University. August 1, 1985 - August 30, 1986
Bauman, D. B., Sanchez-Hucles, J. and Coleman, F. "Allied Health Careers Opportunity Program (AHCOP)" $68,940. Old Dominion University. August 1984 - August 1985

Expertise

Dental Hygiene
Diabetes and Oral Health, Clinical Teaching, Clinical Administration, and Program Accreditation
Dental Hygiene
Education, Clinical Teaching, Clinical Administration
Diabetes
Diabetes and Oral Health
Higher Education
Health Sciences Program Administration, Program Accreditation

Research Interests

Diabetes and Oral Health, Dental Hygiene Educational MethodologyClinical Teaching

Articles

Xu, E., Wermus, M. and Bauman, D. B. (2011). Development of an integrated medical supply information system . Enterprise Information Systems 5 (3) , pp. 385-399.
Shah, M. A., Darby, M. L. and Bauman, D. B. (2009). Improving oral health in Pakistan using dental hygienists. International Journal of Dental Hygiene 9 , pp. 43-52.
Bauman, D. B., Alzanhrani, M. and Thomson, E. (2007). Predictors of Student in an Enrty-Level Baccalaureat Dental Hygiene Program.. Journal of Dental Hygiene 81 (2) , pp. 51-63.
Ryan, D., Darby, M., Bauman, D. B., Tolle, L. and Naik, D. (2005). Effects of ulrasonic and hand-scaling on tactile sensitivity in dental hygiene students.. Journal of Dental Hygiene 79 , pp. 9-12.
Bauman, D. B., Tubaishat, R. S., Darby, M. L. and Box, C. (2005). Use of miswak versus toothbrushed: oral health beliefs and behaiviors among a sample of Jordanian adults.. International Journal of Dental Hygiene 3 , pp. 126-136.
Bauman, D. B., Rubino, G., Tolle, L. and Garnick, J. (2003). A scanning electron microscopy comparison of the effects of the Arkansas Stone and the Idahone Ceramic Stone on curet sharpness and root smoothness.. Journal of Dental Hygiene 77 (1) , pp. 56.
Bauman, D. B., Pennington, A., Darby, M. L., Plichta, S. and Schnith, M. L. (2000). Sexual harassment in the Virginia Dental Hygiene Profession.. Journal of Dental Hygiene 4 (74) , pp. 288-295.
Bauman, D. B. and Caswell, j. A. (2000). The dental hygiene student with a physical disability: A case study. Journal of Dental Education 64 (3) , pp. 227.
Bauman, D. B., Naugle, K., Darby, M., Powers, R. and Lineberger, T. (1998). Oral health status of individuals on renal dialysis. Annals of Periodontology 3 (1) , pp. 197-205.
Christine, N. N., Bauman, D. B., Tolle-Watts, S. L. and Shuman, D. (1997). Too few resumes?. RDH 17 (11) , pp. 18, 22, 23, 24, 29.
Bauman, D. B., Calley, K., Darby, M., Bowen, N., Miller, S. and Brangan, P. (1996). Factors influencing dental hygiene retention in private practice.. Journal of Dental Hygiene 70 (4) , pp. 151-160.
Campbell, P. R.., Shuman, D. and Bauman, D. B. (1993). ADHA Graduate Student/Faculty Research Project: Health History. Journal of Dental Hygiene 67 (7) , pp. 378-386.
Bauman, D. B., Sanchez-Hucles, J. and Coleman, F. E. (1987). A Cooperatives Venture: Preparing Minorities for careers in Clinical Psychology, Dental Hygiene and Medical Technology. Journal of Allied Health 16 (2) , pp. 147-154.
Bauman, D. B., Tolle, S. L. and Akllen, D. S. (1987). Effects of Flouride Gels on Plaque and Gingival Health. Dental Hygiene 61 (6) , pp. 280-284.
Bauman, D. B. (1986). Recruitment of Minority Students Into Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting. Educational Directions 11 (3) , pp. 19-24.

Book Chapters

Bauman, D. Blythe. (2019). Diabetes in Dental Hygiene Theory and Practice, 5th edition Dental Hygiene Theory and Practice (pp. 803-816) Maryland Heights, MO: Elsevier.
Bauman, D. B. (2015). Diabetes Mellitus in Dental Hygiene Theory and Practice, 4th ed. St. Louis, Missouri/Elsevier:.
Bauman, D. B. (2010). Persons with Diabetes Mellitus in Dental Hygiene Theory and Practice, 3rd ed. Dental Hygiene Theory and Practice Philadelphia: Saunders.

Presentations

(October 26, 2014). Diabetes and Periodontal Disease Lecture Rhiyad, Saudi Arabia.
(October 25, 2014). Prediabetes Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
(October 23, 2014). Clinical Teaching Lecture Riyadh, Saudi Arabia .
Bauman, D. B. (June 23, 2005). Effects of Ultrasonic and Hand-Scaling on Tactic Sensitivity in Second Year Dental Hygiene Students ADHA Annual Session Las Vegas, Nevada.
Bauman, D. B., Tubiashat, D. and Bauman, B. (June 23, 2005). Use of Miswak versus toothbrushes: Oral Health Beliefs and Behaviors Among a Sample of Jordanian Adults ADHA Annual Session Las Vegas, Nevada.
Bauman, D. B., Rubino, B. G., Tolle, L. and Garnick, J. (June 19, 2002). A scanning electron microscopy comparison of the effects of the Arkansas stone and the ishone ceramic seone on curt sharpness and root smoothness. ADHA Annual Session Beverly Hills, California.
Bauman, D. B., Bauman, D. B. and Caswell, J. A. (June 21, 2000). The dental hygiene student with a physical disability: A Case Study Annual Session of theAmerican Dental Hygienist's Association Washington, D.C..
Bauman, D. B., Bauman, D. B. and Caswell, J. A. (April 3, 2000). The dental hygiene student with a physical disability: A case Study. American Association of Dental Schools Annual Session Washington, D.C..
Bauman, D. B., Bauman, D. B. and Caswell, j. A. (March 29, 2000). The dental hygiene student with a physical disability: A case study Research Day, Colleges of Health Sciences Norfolk, Virginia.
Bauman, D. B., Sensat, M., Darby, M., Bauman, D. and Tolle-Watts, L. (June 19, 1997). The Effects of Procedural Explanation in Lessoning Client Anxiety During Dental Hygiene Care American Dental Hygienists' Association Atlanta, Georgia.
Bauman, D. B., Naugle, Darby, Bauman, Powers and Lineberger (June 19, 1997). Oral Health Status of Individuals on Renal Dialysis Annual Session of the American Dental Hygenists' Association .
Bauman, D. B., Naugle, K., Darby, M., Bauman, D., Powers, R. and Lineberger, T. (March 24, 1997). Oral Health Status of Individuals on Renal Dyalisis Sunstar-Chapel Hill International Symposium on Periodontal Disease and Human Health Chapel Hill, NC.
Bauman, D. B. (June 9, 1994). Dental Hygiene Care for the Individual with Bone Marrow Transplantation American Dental Hygenists' Association Philadelphia, PA.
Bauman, D. B. (March 9, 1993). Valuing Diversity Seminar: A Model for Faculty Sensivity Training, American Association of Dental Schools Chicago, IL.
Bauman, D. B. (October 14, 1992). Diabetes Care and Management, Tidewater Dental Hygienists' Association Norfolk, Virginia.
Bauman, D. B. (March , 1992). Faculty Standardized of Dental Hygiene Instrumentation Skill Evaluation: A Colibration Execise AADS Annual Meeting Boston, MA.
Bauman, D. B. and Nielson, C. (June 6, 1990). Dental Manpower Distribution in Virginia ADHA Annual Session San Antonio, TX.
Bauman, D. B. (November 10, 1989). Understanding the Attribute of the Minority Target Market Population American Society of Allied Health Professions Annual Conference Richmond, Virginia.
Bauman, D. B. (April 10, 1989). Dental Hygiene Career Recruitment Tidewater Dental Hygenists' Association Norfolk, Virginia.
Bauman, D. B. and Addessi, D. Hargrove. (March 14, 1988). Understanding the Attributes of the Hispanic Target Market Population Hinman Dental Meeting and Educators Workshop Atlanta, Georgia.
Bauman, D. B. (March 14, 1988). Understanding the Attributes of the Hispanic Target Market Population Hinman Dental Meeting and Educators Workshop Atlanta, Georgia.
Bauman, D. B. (February 13, 1988). Understanding the Attributes of the Hispanic Target Market Population American Dental Hygenists' Association Recruitment Workshop Orlando, Florida.
Bauman, D. B. (March 20, 1987). Expanding Dental Hygiene Career Options through Advanced Education Northeast Regional Student American Dental Hygienists' Association Albany, New York.
Bauman, D. B. (November 22, 1985). Minority Student Recruitment Program Methods 18th Annual Conference of the American Society of Allied Health Professions Dallas, Texas.
Bauman, D. B. (April 20, 1985). Post-Certificate Educational Opportunities Northeast Regional SADHA Conference Portland, Maine.
Bauman, D. B. (March 1, 1985). Minority Student Recruitment Methods Thirteenth Annual Symposium of the 16 Institutes Health Sciences Consoretium Norfolk, VA.
Bauman, D. B. (October 22, 1983). Options in Education Annual Session of the Pennsylvania Student Dental Hygienists' Association Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • 2016: Shining Star Award, Dean of Students, Student Engagement & Enrollment Services
  • 2012: 30 Years of Service Award, Old Dominion University
  • 2009: Commissioner, Hospital Authority of Norfolk, Lake Taylor Transitional Care Hospital, City of Norfolk
  • 2002: 20 Years of Service Award, Old Dominion University
  • 2000: Outstanding Faculty Member, Who Who's Student
  • 1999: Outstanding Faculty Member, Who Who's Student
  • 1998: Membership in Alpha Eta, Society for Allied Health
  • 1994: Outstanding Faculty Member, Who Who's Student
  • 1991: Membership in Omicron Delta Kappa, National Honor Society
  • 1991: Outstanding Faculty Member, Who Who's Student
  • 1986: Membership in Sigma Phi Alpha, National Dental Hygiene Honor Society
  • 1982: Tuition Grant, Old Dominion University
  • 1981: Graduate Teaching Assistant, Old Dominion University
  • 1980: Graduating Teaching Assistant, Old Domion University