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Dental Hygiene Advisory Board

The Advisory Board exists to help the Department of Dental Hygiene achieve its mission by providing advice to academic leadership and faculty as they strive toward the continuous improvement of quality education.

Graduate of the CSU BSDH Program

Jazmyn Battle-Jennings, R.D.H., B.S.D.H.

Graduate of the CSU BSDH Program

Amanda Dorvelus BSDH, RDH.

Member of Georgia Dental Hygienists’ Association

Erica Michell, R.D.H., B.S.D.H.

GDHA President 


Registered Dental Hygienist at large – President of the CSU Sigma Phi Alpha Chapter

Jakia Poythress, R.D.H., B.S.D.H.

Licensed Dentist at Large – Practicing in the area served by CSU

Gary Bartholomew, DMD
350 Country Club Drive, Suite E 
Stockbridge, GA 30281 

Member of the Northern District Dental Society Practicing in the Immediate Area Served by CSU

Narayana Bhat, D.M.D.
590 Eagles Landing Pkwy. 
Stockbridge, GA 30281

Licensed Dentist or Registered Dental Hygienist at Large – Community or Public Health Dentistry Representative practicing in the area served by CSU

Vicki Edwards-Morris, D.M.D. 
Clayton County Board of Health Oral Health 
1117 Battle Creek Road Jonesboro, Georgia 30236 
678-610-7199 678-610-7421 

Member of the Georgia Dental Hygienists’ Association and Graduate of the CSU BSDH Program

Lisa Self, RDH

Faculty Members of the CSU BSDH Program 

Naquilla Thomas, R.D.H., Ed.D.. Department Chair, Assistant Professor
Heather Eddy, RDH, MSDH, Assistant Professor 
Kimberly Pyron, R.D.H., MPH, Assistant Professor of Dental Hygiene 

Clinical/Part-Time Instructors of the CSU BSDH Program

Metoqua Anderson, RDH, MBA 
Brandi Clisham, R.D.H, B.S.D.H. (Clinic Manager)
Samanda Duran, B.S.D.H.
Netoya Johnson, R.D.H., B.S.D.H.
Rhonda Lemons, D.M.D.
Julie Pyle, B.S.D.H., M.S.D.H.
Madison Snith, B.S.D.H.
Patricia Smith, R.D.H., B.S.D.H. 
Onetta Street, R.D.H., B.S.D.H. 


Ms. Dixianne Parker, RDH

Ms. Wanda Hill, RDH

Ms. Tameka Schley Lee, RDH

Quintina Clark, RDH, MBA
GDHA Member Engagement Chair
478 972 7969 

Kahina King, DMD MS
Dental Services Director
The Good Samaritan Health Center
1015 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy NW
Atlanta, GA  30318 

Karyl C. Patten, DDS, MPH, JM, FACD., 
Dental Director
Meridian Education Resource Group dba Whitefood Inc.
404-373-6614, ext. 421  |
1353 George W. Brumley Way | Atlanta, GA 30317

Colony Square, 1175 Peachtree St NE
Suite 1600
Atlanta, Ga 30361 

Andrew Tralongo/President (516) 662-5716

Jackson Tralongo/Vice President (770) 570-9769