Carol Dahlke | Immediate Past President

Carol is President of Optimum Dental Consulting and Coaching and is on faculty at the School of Dentistry teaching 1st year dental students periodontology technique. She is the current President for the Minnesota Dental Hygienists’ Association and serves on the School of Dentistry’s Alumni Society Board of Directors. Carol is also a Clinical Director for Minnesota’s Special Olympics Special Smiles program.

2018 Golisano Health Leadership Award – Special Olympics Minnesota
2017 Alumni Service Award – University of Minnesota Alumni Association
2008 Distinguished Dental Hygiene Alumna – University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry
2006 Award of Distinction- Sunstar Butler/ RDH magazine
2005 Outstanding Service Award – Special Olympics Minnesota