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Dental Hygiene Guide

This guide is created to support the programs at Loma Linda University, School of Dentistry, Department of Dental Hygiene.

Contact Us

If you need help or have any questions, please reach out to us at the library!

Make an appointment with a librarian:



  • (909) 558-4550 (main desk)
  • (909) 558-4588 (reference desk)


Report a problem with a journal:

Shan Tamares

Shan Tamares

 Shan Tamares

 Library Director

 office: (909) 558-1000 ext. 47501 


Research & Instruction Librarians

The Research & Instruction Department has liaison librarians assigned to each School (listed beside their name). If you are not sure who your liaison librarian is, you can e-mail the department at


 Adorée Hatton Makusztak, MA

 Research & Instruction Librarian

 Liaison to the School of Allied Health Professions and the School of Public Health

 office (909) 558-1000 ext. 47564 · e-mail 

 Make an appointment with Adorée




 Sydney Burke, MLIS

 Research & Instruction Librarian

 Liaison to the School of Nursing 

 office (909) 558-1000 ext. 47565· e-mail

 Student Library Orientation

 Library Resources for Nursing Faculty Presentation

 Nursing Orientation: Basic Search and Clinical/Study Tools



Gurmeet Sehgal


 Gurmeet Sehgal, MS, MLS

 Research & Instruction Librarian

 Liaison to the School of Pharmacy and the School of Dentistry

 office (909) 558-1000 ext. 47561 · e-mail





Shan Tamares


 Shan Tamares, MLIS

 Chair, Research & Instruction Department

 Liaison to the School of Behavioral Science and the School of Medicine

 office (909) 558-1000 ext. 47501  · e-mail


Chelsi Cannon

 Chair, Archives & Special Collections

 Librarian to the School of Religion

 office: (909) 558-1000 ext. 47586    



Shirley Rais

Shirley Rais Chair, Resource Management & Acquisitions Dept.

 Librarian to the Dept. of Earth and Biological Sciences

 office: (909) 558-1000 ext. 44583    



Gerald Rezes

Gerald Rezes

 Chair, Library Systems 

 Librarian to the Gateway College

 office: (909) 558-1000 ext. 44582    


Staff Directory A - Z

LLU phone number: 909-558-1000

Name Department Extension E-mail
Sydney Burke Research and Instruction  47565
Roger Cejalvo Library Systems 44582
Chelsi Cannon Archives & Special Collections [Chair] 47586
Jerry Daly Administration 47501
Kayla Dickson User Services - Circulation 44550
Adorée Makusztak Research and Instruction 47564
Marilyn Kelly User Services - Circulation [Supervisor] 47550
Sheila Klein Administration 47501
Michael Olivarez Archives & Special Collections 47539
Alicia Pearson User Services - Circulation 44550
Daniel Perez Resource Management 87088
Shirley Rais Resource Management [Chair] 44583
Gerald Rezes Jr. Library Systems 44582
Margibel Rodriguez User Services - Circulation 44550
Gurmeet Sehgal Research and Instruction 47561
Orpah Sison User Services - Circulation 44550
Alan Swarm Resource Management 47514
Ivy Tamano User Services - Interlibrary Loan 44925
Shanalee Tamares Administration [Library Director]
Research and Instruction [Chair]
Mareshah Trejo User Services - Circulation 44550
Brianna Wren User Services - Circulation 47552