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Assistant Dental

Alexandria, VA
March 23, 2021

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Summary of qualifications

Experienced professional in providing adult education for employment in healthcare services in public and private sectors.

Management experience in overseeing operations including career services, hiring, interviewing and supervision of staff curriculum development, staff development.

Healthcare management experience.

Core competencies

Interpretation in collaborating operation for professional exploration.

Cooperative development training experience.

Training and career service development.

Teaching safety and environmental and technical knowledge.

Developing of professional training.

Active listening, Speaking learning Strategies

Writing communicative effectively the needs of the patients

Public Safety and Security in operational [procedures]

Observe students to determine qualifications, limitations, abilities, interests, and other characteristics.

Provide assistance to faculty and staff in duties such as teaching classes.

Use computers, audio-visual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations.

Confer with leaders of government and community groups to coordinate student training ir to find opportunities for students to fulfill curriculum requirements.

Provide information, guidance, and preparation for the National Boards examination both clinical and written exams.

Advise students on internships, prospective employers, and job placement services, progress toward graduation, and career decisions.

Assist Program Director.

Interview candidates for the section for the recruitment of qualified students for the program.

Professional Experience

FORTIS College ---Full time Professor /Instructor/Educator 2015- present

Dr. Howard Benson, Washington, D.C. 2018-2019

Dr. Armin Abron; Washington, D.C.- 2017- 2018

Dr. Harvey Levin; Washington, D.C.-2008-20

Hygiene Associates; Washington, D.C.- 2007 present

Dr. Penski, Irvin and Associates; Washington, D.C.-2000-2007

Dr. John Krygowski; Arlington, Virginia 1997-2000

Dr. Sullivan, Vakay and Kaihara; Washington, D.C. 1990-1997

Educational experience

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University-2016-2019 Doctorate Health Sciences

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University-2012-2015 Master of Dental Hygiene Thesis Oral Health Care Providers Attitudes and Knowledge in assessing and Managing of Intimate Partner Violence

B.S.-- Thomas Edison State University-Trenton, New Jersey, 2002

Certificate in Dental Hygiene- Howard University- Washington, D.C., 1987


•ACCESS Do You Recognize Domestic Violence in Your Practice?

May/June Issue 2014

•RDH Updating Our Health Histories for Domestic Abuse

December/Issue 2014

• ACCESS Mentor Article

•Gave an OSHA & HIPPA Continual Education Lecture for CE

July 2015

July 16, 2015


Active membership yearly since 1986


2012- present

Volunteer with the District of Columbia Dental Society Meeting

Volunteer with Team Smiles sponsored by NFL Washington Redskins

Volunteer with ADA meeting in Washington, D. C.

2011- present

2015 August

2015 October

CDCA –The Commission on Dental Competency -consultant 2016- present

CITA- Council of Interstate Testing Agencies examiner 2016- present

Program Advisory Committee Meeting for Fortis College-Landover 2019

Assistant to Dental Hygiene Program Director Chair Amanda Verissimo 2019

Research Experience/ Teaching Experience/ Professional Development

•Sonicare -air flosser study research


•The Nation’s Capital Mid-Atlantic Dental Meeting-focus group conference discussion

•Domestic Violence/BLog


2012- present

•Howard University Adjunct Professor/guest lecturer on Intra/Extra Oral Cancer using the adjunct tool Velscope


•Northern Virginia Community College Assistant Professor/guest lecturer on The Special Need Patients


•FORTIS College-Adjunct Professor in dental hygiene clinic

2014- present

•FORTIS College-Adjunct Professor teaching Ethics, Jurisprudence & Management in Dental Hygiene

•Northern Virginia Community College /Assistant Professor



•Teaching Clinical Dental Hygiene

•Teaching Online Ethics and Jursi[rudence


•Certified for Administration of Local Anesthesia and Nitrous Oxide by Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry



Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners

Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Health Professions

District of Columbia Health Professional Licensing Administration Board of Dentistry




CPR Certified

OSHA and HIPPA Certified

Local Anesthesia License

Nitrous Oxide License

Laser Disinfection of periodontal pockets

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