Mary Ann Haisch is an assistant professor in the School of Dentistry at Oregon Health & Science University. She received her dental hygiene education from Clark College, Vancouver, WA, her Bachelor of Science in Health Education, certification in gerontology and her master in Public Administration from Portland State University. Her areas of interest include the use of technology in dental and dental hygiene education, interactive distant learning, the use of the Internet for dental continuing education and is actively involved in the development of faculty tools to incorporate interactive technology in dental and dental hygiene curriculums. She is also involved in the recruitment and retention of dental and dental hygiene students. She is an educational consultant and speaker for Procter & Gamble, has held offices in the American Dental Education Association and is on the editorial board for the Journal of Practical Hygiene.
Ms. Haisch is faculty emeritus in the School of Dentistry. She continues to be involved in continuing education activities and does volunteer work involving oral care activities within needy groups.