Lesley Harbison, MS, RDH, EPDH, is an assistant professor in the School of Dental Hygiene at Pacific University in Hillsboro, Oregon. She has been practicing clinical dental hygiene for 20 years in various offices, including periodontal, general, and direct access care. In 2019 she earned a master’s degree in dental hygiene at Idaho State University. Her professional interests include increasing access to care, the geriatric population, ethics and empathy in dental hygiene, and advancing the dental hygiene profession.
Updated July 6, 2023