Pamela Kawasaki, RDH, MBA

Associate Professor
Creighton Hall 286
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Pamela Kawasaki joined Pacific University as a full-time faculty member in August 2007. She previously taught with the dental hygiene program at Mount Hood Community College. She has more than 20 years of experience as a clinical dental hygienist. Her areas of expertise and interest include clinical skills development, business management and professional ethics.

She is an active member of the American Dental Education Association and American Dental Hygienists’ Association. She actively supports student participation in professional association activities.

She is committed to helping students develop both their clinical skills and their professional judgment. Students appreciate her positive attitude and her passion for teaching. 


MBA in business administration, Portland State University, 1993

BS in dental hygiene, Oregon Health & Science University, 1987