Ms. Kelly Wagner serves as program director in the Pitt Dental Medicine Dental Hygiene Program. She is the course director for Introduction to Public Health Dentistry, Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist. She also is co-director of Dental Health Education and Senior Clinic Coordinator.
Ms. Wagner graduated in 2007 from the University of Michigan with a bachelor of science degree in dental hygiene. In 2013, she earned a master of science in dental hygiene at the University of Maryland-Baltimore with a concentration in education. Ms. Wagner has more than ten years of experience in private practice, and also served as an adjunct faculty member at Northern Virginia Community College Dental Hygiene Program from 2014-2018.
Her research interests include oral health literacy, patient outcomes in various delivery systems, and systemic diseases and oral inflammatory markers. Ms. Wagner also is a member of the American Dental Education Association (ADEA).