Jennifer is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Dental Hygiene at the UNC Adams School of Dentistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As a triple Tar Heel, she has received her Bachelor of Arts in Exercise and Sport Science, Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene, and Master’s of Science in Dental Hygiene Education, all from UNC Chapel Hill. In her current role, she teaches both dental hygiene and dental students and serves as course director for first-year dental hygiene clinic, periodontology, dental anatomy, and practice of dental medicine. She exudes a passion for teaching and fosters a positive atmosphere that encourages students to exceed beyond their educational goals.
Professor Harmon serves on the advisory board for the National Center for Dental Hygiene Research & Practice and served as the President of the North Carolina Dental Hygienists’ Association. In addition to these leadership roles, she is a strong advocate and enjoys speaking about oral health, overall wellness, and communication on a national level.