Dental Hygiene Programs Faculty

At Eastern International College, our dental hygiene program faculty are dedicated to teaching students the skills needed to meet the expectations of a competitive job market. By promoting basic and critical thinking skills in the classroom and creating a supportive environment, our faculty aim to help students grow professionally, personally and intellectually. Browse our directory below to see program director and educator credentials for our dental hygiene program faculty.

Dental Hygiene Programs Faculty Directory

Alaa Mohsen, DHED, Department Chairperson
Doctor of Health Education and Promotion (DHED), Arizona School of Health Sciences (ATSU University)
MS, New York University
MPH, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Orofacial Pain Fellowship, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
BDS, University of Baghdad
U.S. Active Licensed Dentist

Robin Apton
MS,  Columbia University School of Dentistry, Division of Dental Hygiene
BS,  Columbia UniversitySchool of Dentistry, Division of Dental Hygiene

Yraida Aponte-Lipski, RDH
MPH,University of New England
BS, New Jersey City University
AAS, Hostos Community College

Shakinah Campbell, RDH, MS

Nicole Cesario, RDH
BS, University of Bridgeport
AAS – Rutgers University: School of Health Related Professions

Annie Chitlall, RDH
MHS., Nova Southeastern University
BS, York College, The City University of New York
AAS, New York City College of Technology

Alyssa Depiro, RDH,BS

Diane Dieterman, RDH
MS, Old Dominion University
BS, Old Dominion University

Evelyn Garcia Chaccon, RDH, BS
BS St Petersburg College
AAS Bergen Community College

Danni Gomes, BSDH, RDH, FAADH
B.S., University of Bridgeport-Fones School of Dental Hygiene

Ariel Greenblatt, DMD
DMD, University of Medicine and Dentistry
MPH, Columbia University
BA, Rutgers University 

Marissa Halum, DDS

Sharon Konigsberg, DDS
DDS, University of Medical and Dentistry of NJ

Tiffany Puccia Janajreh, RDH
MS, University of Bridgeport
BS, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science

Daniel Leff, DDS
DDS, University of Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine

Mannie Levi, DDS
DDS, Columbia University
BA, Queens College

Hilda Mallol-Noel, RDH
BSAS, Thomas Edison College
AAS, Middlesex County College

Aliyah Miles, RDH, MS, BS

Mary Lou Nicoletti, RDH
BS, Montclair State University
AAS, Dental Hygiene in Dental Hygiene, Bergen Community College

Shelly Purtell
PhD in Education, Capella University
MASS, Master of Arts in Social Social Sciences – Binghamton University
BS, Binghamton University
AAS, SUNY Broome

Elaine Raffino, RDH, BS

Maria Rodriguez, DMD
DMD, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
MSDH, Columbia University
BSDH, Fairleigh Dickinson University 

Dianne Romer, RDH
BS, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
AAS, Middlesex County College

Dawn Sergi, RDH
BS, Montclair State University
AAS, Bergen Community College

Al-Isha Tisdale-Jones, RDH
BS, Rutgers University
AAS, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

Khrystyna Vyprynyuk, RDH*
BS, New York City College of Technology
AAS, New York City College of Technology

About Our Dental Hygiene Programs

Eastern International College offers two dental hygiene programs: Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene (BSDH) – CODA Accredited Three Year Program and Dental Hygiene, A.A.S. Each program is designed to help you fulfill rewarding roles in the dental hygiene field. In addition to preventative oral healthcare and dental hygiene skills, you’ll learn how to perform diagnostic assessments, routine dental cleanings, examinations and more. Our dental hygiene programs also feature laboratory and clinical components for a well-rounded learning experience.

Get in Touch with the EIC Faculty

Reach out to Eastern International College’s dental hygiene programs faculty by calling either our Jersey City or Belleville campus, or request contact information using our online form.