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Joan G. Ellison, RDH, BS, MS

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Joan Ellison is an adjunct assistant professor at SUNY Erie, Buffalo, NY where she teaches clinical and didactic courses and an adjunct faculty member at HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, Harrisburg, PA where she teaches pre-dental hygiene and allied health courses via distance education. She previously held the position of Assistant Professor at HACC, teaching Periodontology, Dental Anatomy, Medical & Dental Emergencies and clinical courses for both first and second year students. She is a graduate of SUNY Erie’s Dental Hygiene program and earned her BS degree in Health Science from The College at Brockport, SUNY, Brockport, NY and her MS degree in Dental Hygiene from Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA. She has been a contributor to Michele Leonardi Darby’s & Margaret Walsh’s Dental Hygiene, Theory & Practice, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, & 5th Editions, writing about Respiratory Diseases and their effects on oral health. She is a member of ADHA, ADEA, and Sigma Phi Alpha National Dental Hygiene Honor Society.

Updated: Feb 2020