Instructors

Meet Your Professor(s)

Lori Brown, RDH, MSEd, CDA

Lori Brown, RDH, MSEd, CDA

Program Chairperson
Ankeny Campus
Building 9, room 4
515-964-6309

Lori  began her teaching career at DMACC in August 1997 as Adjunct faculty in Dental Hygiene.  She became a full time instructor in August of 2005, and currently serves as the Chairperson for the Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting programs.  She also teaches a variety classes, including Dental Hygiene Seminar and Practicums, Radiography, Periodontology,  and Ethics and Jurisprudence.


Education: B.S. in Dental Hygiene from the University of Iowa; M.S.E in Adult Learning and Organizational Performance from Drake University.

Marilyn Hibbs, RDH, MA

Marilyn Hibbs, RDH, MA

Professor
Ankeny Campus
Building 9, room 2C
515-964-6344
Jackie Kollasch, RDH, MS

Jackie Kollasch, RDH, MS

Instructor
Ankeny Campus
Building 9, room 2B
515-964-6582

Jackie graduated from the DMACC Dental Hygiene program in 2006. She began teaching at DMACC in the Dental Hygiene program as an Adjunct Faculty Instructor in 2010. She received her BA degree in Organizational Studies in 2011 and her MS degree in Innovative Leadership in 2013 both from Grandview University.

Jackie teaches a variety of classes including Dental Anatomical Sciences, Dental Embryology and Histology, Oral Health Nutrition, and various dental radiography labs and dental hygiene practicums.

Lorri Smajd

Lorri Smajd

Dental Lab Operations Specialist
Ankeny Campus
Julie Benson

Julie Benson

Administrative Assistant 2
Ankeny Campus
AN09-2A
515-964-6371