Petrina Hutto

Instructor

Petrina Hutto

Instructor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Dental Hygiene

Bio

I am an alumni of The Medical College of Georgia, graduating with honors from the program of dental hygiene. I received my Masters of Science in education, specializing in higher education from Kaplan University. I am currently in the process of applying to The University of New England to begin my PhD in Educational leadership.

  • (706) 721-2938
  • GC 4346

Education

  • MS, Higher Education/Higher Educat Kaplan College, 2013

  • BS, Dental Hygiene/Hygienist Medical College of Georgia, 2008

  • AAS, Humanities/Humanistic Studies Georgia Military College, 2006

  • AS, Dental Clinical Sci , General Georgia Military College - Aug, 2006

  • DIP, Dental Assisting/Assistant Augusta Technical College, 1997

Certifications

  • DHL Ga Brd of Dentistry, 2014

  • SC-DHL with IA 2015

Awards & Honors

  • Alpha Upsilon Phi Award 2008

  • MCG Dean’s List 2008

  • MCG Dental Hygiene Chairman’s Award 2008

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • CLCR 8011

    Basic Cardiac Life Support
  • DHYG 3228

    Community Health Resrch Design
  • DHYG 3110

    Dental Anatomy
  • DHYG 3130

    Dental Radiology
  • DHYG 3100

    Intro to Clinic I
  • DHYG 3200

    Patient Care I
  • DHYG 3245

    Radiology Tech I
  • CPRD 5001

    Basic Cardiac Life Support I
  • CPRD 5002

    Basic Cardiac Life Support II
  • DHYG 3120

    Introduction to Clinic II
  • DHYG 3230

    Patient Care II
  • DHYG 3140

    Periodontology

Teaching Interests

Provoke critical thinking and self directed learning to create a graduate who will always be a student at heart and thrive to forever continue to learn.

Research Interests

Effects of diverse assessment techniques Diabetes in the periodontal patient- effects of the oral bacterial load on the patient's glucose levels.

Department Service

  • Testing Site Clinical Coordinator 2014 - 2017

    Role: Faculty Advisor

College Service

  • Faculty Practice RDH 2016 - Present

    Role: Other

Public Service

  • Give Kids a Smile 2016

    Role: Other
  • American Heart Association- Heart Walk 2015 - 2015

    Role: Member