Mallory Edmondson MSDH, RDH currently is a Licensed Dental Hygienist, Clinical Assistant Professor, and serves as the Division of Dental Education Co-Director Indiana University South Bend. She received a M.S in Dental Hygiene from the University of Bridgeport, a B.S. in Dental Hygiene from Indiana University South Bend, and a B.S. in Nutrition for Indiana University, Bloomington. She is committed to creating a fun, interactive learner-centered classroom environment. She teaches Preventive Dentistry, Community Assessment and Program Planning, Evaluation of Health Promotion Programs, Topics in Dental Hygiene, Introduction to Health Sciences, and is willing to take on the challenge of a new course. With a passion for public health, Mallory has given numerous academic presentations nationally focusing on community dental health, and co-teaches a study abroad trip for students to Belize titled Health Promotion Disease Prevention: Belize. She is dedicated to removing departmental education silos to provide diverse educational experiences in order to shape the future of healthcare.