Ana Thompson

Department Chair

Ana Thompson

Department Chair

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Dental Hygiene

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Oral Health and Diagnostic Sciences

Other Duties

Program Director, Dental Hygiene

Bio

Ana is a Professor, Chair and Program Director in the department of Dental Hygiene. She obtained her associate, bachelors, and masters degrees from Georgia Regents University.

  • (706) 721-2938
  • (706) 723-0220
  • GC 4354

Education

  • MHED, Dental Hygiene/Hygienist Medical College of Georgia, 2004

  • BS, Dental Hygiene/Hygienist Medical College of Georgia, 2002

Certifications

  • DHL GA Board of Dentistry, 1996

  • BLS Health Care Provider American Heart Association, 2015

  • BLS Instructor American Heart Association, 2015

  • RDH GA Board of Dentistry, 1996

Awards & Honors

  • Dean’s List Augusta State University, 2012

  • Sigma Phi Alpha Honor Society induction 2008

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • DHYG 3228

    Community Health Resrch Design
  • DHYG 3110

    Dental Anatomy
  • DHYG 3130

    Dental Radiology
  • DHYG 3245

    Radiology Tech I
  • DHYG 4046

    Survey of Dental Sciences
  • DHYG 3120

    Introduction to Clinic II
  • DHYG 3270

    Radiology Technique II

Teaching Interests

Dental Anatomy, Dental Radiology, Research Design

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Augusta University as Part of the Solution -Allied Recruitment/Advancement (GA), 2017
    Written Case with Instructional Material
  • Chapter 2: Academic Models/Reports from Institutions pp. 25-34, 2016
    Written Case with Instructional Material
  • Education for Foreign-Trained Dentists in the United States: Currently Available Findings and Need for Further Research, 2013
  • Assessment and Maintenance of Dental Implants: Clinical and Knowledge-Seeking Practices of Dental Hygienists, 2012
    Conference Proceeding
  • Assessment and maintenance of dental implants: clinical and knowledge-seeking practices of dental hygienists., 2012
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Dental radiology and preventive dental hygiene care.

Department Service

  • Dental Hygiene Student Evaluation Committee Member 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Dental Hygiene Liaison Committee Member 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Admissions Committee 2015 - 2015

    Role: Committee Chair

College Service

  • Global Health Initiatives Committee Member 2013 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member
  • College of Nursing (CON)Promotion and Tenure Committee 2015 - 2015

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Curriculum Review Pilot Group 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • American Dental Education Association ADEA 2014 - 2016

    Role: Member

Public Service

  • ACHA Associacion Cultural Hispanoamericana 2016

    Role: Other
  • ACHA Associacion Cultural Hispanoamericana 2016 - 2016

    Role: Other