Gail joined Pacific University as a full-time faculty member and clinical education coordinator in July 2006. She previously taught in the dental hygiene programs at Northern Arizona University and the Oregon Health Science University, School of Dentistry. She has more than 25 years experience as a clinical dental hygienist, having worked both in private practice and in a managed care organization. Her areas of expertise and interest include learner-centered education, team development and educational opportunities for dental hygiene educators.
Gail is an active member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association and the American Dental Education Association. She is also a member of Sigma Phi Alpha, the national dental hygiene honor society, holding faculty membership in the Delta Delta Xi chapter.
Gail enjoys helping students work to their potential while keeping perspective in their lives. She is committed to providing a positive educational experience where learning and life coincide.
MS in Adult Education, Portland State University, 2002
BS in Science, Portland State University, 2000
Certificate in Dental Hygiene, University of Oregon Health Sciences Center, 1977