(RDH, MPH) President
Victoria Patrounova (President) earned her certificate in Dental Hygiene from UT Dental Branch in 1999 and her Masters in Healthcare Administration from Texas Woman’s University in 2007.
Before joining faculty at UT SD in 2009, Victoria had been practicing dental hygiene in Houston area for ten years. She presents continuing education courses on local and national levels. Her areas of interest include nitrous oxide conscious sedation, smoking trends and tobacco cessation. Victoria is an advisor for Student Chapter of ADHA at UTSD. She has served as a HYPac chair, Treasurer, and Community Outreach/Dental Health committee chair for GHDHS. She is also a Poster Presentations/Table Clinics committee chair for Texas Dental Hygiene Educators’ Association.
Victoria organizes and participates in community projects and volunteers at her daughter’s school. She loves to travel and spend time with her friends and family.