Kristyn Quimby, DHEd, RDH, CHES® is a Senior Lecturer, General Education co-Director, Faculty Director for the online Bachelor of Science in Applied Health Science program, and Assistant Dean in the School of Applied Health Sciences within the Dwyer College of Health Sciences. She earned her Doctorate of Health Education (2018) from A.T. Still University where she focused her dissertation research on oral health beliefs and behavioral outcomes using the Theory of Planned Behavior. 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 creating Operation Smile, a dental outreach event for veterans; 2016-17 Educator of the Year from Student Life at IU South Bend; and 2019 Dwyer College of Health Sciences Distinguished Alumna. She was inducted into the Faculty Academy on Excellence in Teaching in 2020. She teaches courses on health education and promotion in the Bachelor of Science in Applied Health Science and Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences programs. She also leads study abroad courses to both Belize and Costa Rica.