Alumni Service Award Recipient
School of Dentistry, October 11, 2012
Roberta J. Anderson received a dental hygiene degree from the School of Dentistry in 1976 and a bachelor's degree in dental hygiene public health from the School of Dentistry and the School of Public Health in 1982. She is a founding member of the 1919 Society, a dental hygiene alumni group that serves as a fundraising arm of the Division of Dental Hygiene. Before retiring in 1992, her career included positions with Medica, the Minnesota Department of Health Promotion Section, Scherer Laboratories, St. Paul Ramsey Medical Center, Department of Dentistry, the Minneapolis District Dental Society, Geriatric Committee, and St. Paul Ramsey Medical Center. She has been an active member of the American and Minnesota Dental Hygiene Association and in the Minneapolis Chapter of the Minnesota Dental Hygiene Association, and has volunteered as chair of the Normandale Community College Dental Advisory Committee. She has demonstrated her strong support of the University by setting up a scholarship, which allows a dental hygiene student to study at the University of Bergen in Norway.
Biographies are as-of time of award presentation.