Karen A. Preston, MAEd/aet, RDH, fhea
Preston, MAEd/AET, RDH, FHEA is an Associate Professor in the Department of
Allied Health/Dental Hygiene at Utah Valley University. She teaches many of the
STEM courses in the Dental Hygiene Program, hands-on instruction in the dental
hygiene clinic, and online courses in the Dental Hygiene Bachelor’s Program. Karen
is professionally recognized as a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK
Professional Standards Framework. She earned a Master’s of Arts in Education
with an emphasis in andragogy education and training. She sits on the Board of
Directors for Clinicians Reports and is actively involved with CR and PCC.
Prior to her work at the university, Karen worked with Gordon Christensen as a
dental hygienist and managed a dental radiology lab for many years.
Utah Valley University
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Orem, UT 84058
Office 801 863-7616