Desiree Walker

  • July 19, 2015
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Welcome speaker Desiree Walker, DDS, (a North Carolina dentist known for her multiple appearances on American Ninja Warrior, NBC’s extreme-obstacle competition) offered a tribute to the project’s namesake, who in 1866 became the first American woman to earn a dental degree.

“Lucy Hobbs ran toward her fears. She not only transformed herself, she transformed the whole world of dentistry.”