Lauren E. Kuhn, DMD



Education:                           Medical University of South Carolina Post-graduate Endodontics--M.S.D. Candidate, 2019     

Harvard School of Dental Medicine--D.M.D., Class of 2017

                                               Gonzaga University--B.S. in Biology, Class of 2013

                                               J.M. Weatherwax High School--Valedictorian, Class of 2009                                                  

Passions:                              Empowering Women through Education

Teaching High School, College, and Graduate Schools Students

Developing Creative Solutions for Community Challenges

Scholastic Honors:

  • Gerald Shklar Memorial Award for Academic Excellence and Demonstrated Talents in the Arts
  • American Student Dental Association Award of Excellence for the Harvard School of Dental Medicine
  • Coca-Cola Scholar, Miss America Academic Award, Toyota Scholar, Dr. Pepper Scholar
  • Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) National Scholarship
  • Junior Class Top GPA for the Class of 2013 (1,300 students) at Gonzaga University
  • Biology Department Award at Gonzaga University


Leadership Roles:

  • Resident Expert Advisory Committee Member for the American Association of Endodontists
  • Harvard Medical School Society Representative, American Student Dental Assoc. Legislative Liaison
  • Funded and rebuilt a home for an elderly, disabled woman in partnership with Rebuilding Together
  • Massachusetts Dental Society Committee on Public Affairs (2015-2016) and Governmental Affairs (2016-2017) voting member
  • Gonzaga University Class Senator, High School Senior Class President



  • Lobbied on Capitol Hill for student loan debt reduction
  • PEO (Philanthropic Education Organization) member—since February 2010—and state convention speaker
  • Collected 12,000+ books for underprivileged children through a self-initiated program


Interesting Facts:

  • Studied Abroad in Zambia, Botswana, Uganda, Japan and Turkey for Three Months
  • Performed in Carnegie Hall
  • Featured on ESPN as a national finalist for the Wendy’s High School Heisman Awards
  • Owner of a hard hat, as a 3-year employee of a heavy machinery business