Tricia Osuna, RDH, BSDH, FAADH, is a University of Southern California graduate, Past President and Fellow of the American Academy of Dental Hygiene and Past President the California Dental Hygienists’ Association. Tricia has over 39 years of experience as a dental hygienist to share with her audiences. Her lengthy background in clinical practice along with education has offered her the opportunity to share real-life clinical experiences in her courses for over 20 years. Tricia presents on topics such as new products, infection control, ergonomics, oral cancer and organ donation and recipient patient education care. Tricia has been extremely involved in leadership in her profession for her entire career as an enthusiastic lifelong CDHA and ADHA member and a dedicated advocate for advancing the profession. Tricia is the 2015 recipient of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association Alfred C. Fones Award for her dedication to leadership.