Ms. Danielle Furgeson RDH, MS, DHSc
Danielle (Furgeson) Rulli, RDH, MS, DHSc, is a Clinical Associate Professor of Dentistry at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Department of Periodontics & Oral Medicine, Division of Dental Hygiene and is the Director of the Master’s of Science in Dental Hygiene program. Dr. Rulli’s research interests include interprofessional education/collaboration, integrated care, and the non-surgical treatment of periodontal and peri-implant diseases. She is a co-investigator on a number of funded projects researching the integration of oral health and behavioral health. Dr. Rulli was an invited contributor to Oral Health in America: Advances and Challenges, the landmark follow up to the 2000 Surgeon General’s Oral Health in America published by the NIDCR. Dr. Rulli was a subject matter expert for the National Council for Mental Wellbeing and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s toolkit Oral Health, Mental Health and Substance Use: A Framework for Increased Coordination and Integration. She maintains active clinical practice in the Department of Periodontics & Oral Medicine Faculty Practice.