Eileen Clark received her AS Degree in Dental Hygiene from Fones School of Dental Hygiene at the University of Bridgeport, CT. She continued her education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, earning her BS Degree in Dental Auxiliary Teacher Education and she earned an MS degree in Educational Administration and Supervision at the State University of New York.. She has been teaching at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, NC for 24 years where her main teaching responsibilities include Pharmacology, Office Emergencies, and Dental Hygiene Theory and Clinical Practice. She was the recipient of an ADHA Institute for Oral Health 2017 Wrigley Company Foundation Community Service Grant. As a strong advocate for oral health equity and access to care she proudly serves as an ambassador for the NC Mission of Mercy-Charlotte Clinics and as an active supporter of the North Carolina Oral Health Collaborative. She is an active member of the American Dental Hygiene Association, currently serving as Metrolina Component Trustee on the NC state level. She looks forward to fostering positive change and advancing the dental hygiene profession through collaborative and focused action.