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Kimberly Whorton
Associate Professor
School of Health Professions
CALD 211
318-342-1623
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Kimberly S Whorton, MDH
Associate Professor, Dental Hygiene

Education

MS

2008, Dental Hygiene
University of Tennessee Health Sciences

BS

1993, Dental Hygiene
Northeast Louisiana University

Biographical Sketch

Kimberly Whorton is a Associate Professor in the Dental Hygiene department at ULM. She attended ULM when it was known as NLU and graduated in 1993 with her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She worked as a Registered Dental Hygienist in private practice for 13 years before she became a full-time faculty member in 2005. She received her Master's Degree from the University of Tennessee in 2008. She currently serves as the Junior Clinic Coordinator in the Dental Hygiene department. 

Licensure & Certification

Registered Dental Hygienist, Louisana State Board of Dentistry. (Present)
Registered Dental Hygienist, Louisiana State Board of Dentistry. (May 1993 - Present)

Research Interests

Mrs. Whorton has been involved in many research activities over the years, being awarded several grants for the Dental Hygiene program's Mobile Dental Hygiene Unit. She has several interests in community research projects and how they relate to student learning. She has presented on local, state, and national levels.

Research Grants

Whorton, K. S. (Principal), "Living Well Foundation Grant-Interim Funding" (Funded), Sponsored By Living Well Foundation, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $4500.00. (2016).
Whorton, K. S. (Principal), "Living Well Foundation Grant-Interim Funding" (Funded), Sponsored By Living Well Foundation, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $5405.00. (2015).
Whorton, K. S. (Principal), "Living Well Foundation Grant-Intrim Funding" (Funded), Sponsored By Living Well Foundation, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $5520.00. (January 2014 - 2014).
Whorton, K. S. (Co-Principal), "Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Sealant Contract" (Funded), Sponsored By LA Department of Health and Hospitals, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $3,000.00. (2013).
Whorton, K. S. (Principal), "Living Well Foundation Grant" (Funded), Sponsored By Living Well Foundation, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $10,890.00. (2013).
Whorton, K. (Principal), "Living Well Foundation Grant" (Funded), Sponsored By Living Well Foundation, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $11, 700.00. (2012).
Whorton, K. S. (Principal), "Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Sealant Contract" (Funded), Sponsored By LA Department of Health and Hospitals, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $6,000.00. (2012).
Whorton, K. S. (Co-Principal), Richardson, A. H. (Co-Principal), "Board of Regents Enhancement Grant" (Not Funded), Sponsored By BOR, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $50, 165.00. (2012).
Fellows, J. (Co-Principal), Whorton, K. (Co-Principal), "Dental Hygiene Services for the Louisiana Delta" (Pending Funding Decision), Sponsored By Entergy, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $5750. (July 2010 - June 2011).
Whorton, K. (Principal), "LA Department of Health and Hospitals Sealant Contract" (Funded), Sponsored By LA Department of Health and Hospitals, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $6,000.00. (2011).
Whorton, K. (Principal), "Walmart Foundation Grant" (Not Funded), Sponsored By Walmart, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $41,677.00. (2011).
Whorto, K. (Principal), "Walmart Local Community Contributions" (Not Funded), Sponsored By Walmart, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $3000.00. (2011).
Whorton, K. S. (Principal), "Grants and Projects Entergy Grant" (Not Funded), External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $5,000.00. (2009).

Awards & Honors

2011 ULM College of Health Sciences Graduate Degrees Faculty Recognition.

2011 Employee Recognition for Five years of Service.

2011 Alpha Eta Honor Society.

May 2007 Sigma Phi Alpha.

Courses Taught

DHYG 3020CLINICAL DENTAL HYGIENE ORIENT, 3 course(s)

DHYG 3021CLINICAL DENTAL HYGIENE TECH, 4 course(s)

DHYG 3022DENTAL ANATOMY, 4 course(s)

DHYG 3025CLINICAL DENTAL HYGIENE, 5 course(s)

DHYG 3026CLINICAL DENTAL HYGIENE LEC, 3 course(s)

DHYG 3027ORAL RADIOLOGY, 3 course(s)

DHYG 4015DENTAL MATERIALS & DENTAL ASST, 4 course(s)

DHYG 4016CLINICAL DENTAL HYGIENE, 4 course(s)

DHYG 4019COMMUNITY & PREVENTATIVE DENT, 8 course(s)

DHYG 4020COMMUNITY&PREVENT DENT FLD EXP, 10 course(s)

DHYG 4021CLINICAL DENTAL HYGIENE, 4 course(s)

DHYG 4025DENTAL HYGIENE PRACTICUM, 3 course(s)

DHYG 4027ETHICS,JURISPRUDENCE&PRAC MGMT, 8 course(s)

DHYG 4028CLINICAL DENTAL HYGIENE, 5 course(s)