Alison Santoro joined the School of Dental Health Science as a full-time clinical
instructor in January 2012. Alison completed her entry-level dental hygiene education
at Pacific University graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Health.
She also completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science and a minor in Coaching from Pacific University prior to enrolling in Pacific’s Dental Hygiene Program.
Alison worked as a part-time clinical instructor with the School of Dental Health Science
for 4 years prior to moving into this full-time clinical faculty position. Alison has 4 years of
clinical experience as a dental hygienist working in a private dental office. Alison is an
active member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association and the American
Dental Education Association.
As a student in the dental hygiene program, Alison received the Outstanding Graduate Award from the Alumni Association at Pacific University. Alison also played softball for Pacific all 4 years during her undergraduate schooling.
B.S. in Dental Hygiene, Pacific University, 2008
B.S. in Exercise Science, Pacific University, 2005