Kristyn Quimby, DHEd, RDH, CHES® is a Teaching Professor in the School of Applied Health Sciences, Vera Z. Dwyer College of Health Sciences at IU South Bend and serves as the Faculty Director for the Bachelor of Science in Applied Health Science. She has an Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene, Bachelor of General Studies, and Master of Liberal Studies from Indiana University South Bend, as well as a Doctorate of Health Education (2018) from A.T. Still University. She is a Registered Dental Hygienist and Certified Health Education Specialist ®. Her interests and passion focus on the intersection of health education, culture, community outreach, and service. Previous awards and recognitions include 2010 Distinguished Alumna from the IU South Bend Dental Hygiene Program; 2015 Recognition for Outstanding Achievements to the Division of Dental Education for her work as Program Director; 2016 Partnership Matters award from the Area Health Education Centers for her work with Operation Smile, a dental outreach event for veterans; 2016-17 Educator of the Year from Student Life at IU South Bend; 2019 Carol Dee Minichillo Leadership Award; and 2019 Vera Z. Dwyer College of Health Sciences Distinguished Alumnae award. She is also a member of the Faculty Academy on Excellence in Teaching class of 2020. She teaches a variety of Health Promotion and Education courses in Applied Health Sciences online program and Health Sciences face-to-face program. She also co-leads two study abroad trips – Health Promotion and Disease Prevention: Costa Rica and Belize.