Brief Biography

Barbara W. Ankersen

Born and raised in Charleston, a graduate of Bishop England High School, undergraduate degree in Dental Hygiene from Loyola University of the South, New Orleans, Louisiana and masters degree in Dental Hygiene Education from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Mrs. Ankersen began her teaching career at Midlands Technical College and after receiving her masters, taught for 13 years at the Medical University of South Carolina in the State’s only bachelors degree (dental hygiene) program until its’ closure in the late 1980’s.

Mrs. Ankersen began the program at Trident and has taught at the College for 20 years. She is a member of the American Dental Hygienist’s Association and the American Dental Education Association.

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