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210: Interview with director and staff dentist at 3M, Dr. Lois Duerst & scientific affairs and education sr. manager at 3M, Jean Madden 

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Dr. Lois Duerst, DDS is currently Staff Dentist for 3M Oral Care Solutions Division. She earned her undergraduate degree in nursing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her DDS from the University of Minnesota –Minneapolis. She joined 3M after more than 30 years of general dentistry experience.

She has been active, both locally andnationally, in the American Dental Association, Minnesota Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry and has earned a Fellowship and Mastership Award in the Academy of General Dentistry. She has also earned Fellowship in the American College of Dentists. She remains active in her local Spear Study Club.

Jean Madden, Global Scientific Affairs Manager, has earned both Technical and Marketing Excellence awards during her career with 3M. She has also led new product introduction teams, founded and edited a global key opinion leader newsletter, and has lectured extensively in her travels around the world.  She has been the lead Scientific Affairs Manager on a number of new products including 3M™ Filtek™ Universal Restorative and the 3M™ Filtek™ Matrix.  Jean’s hobbies include environmental activism, tennis, and spending time with her husband and two outrageously tall sons.

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