Lead clinical faculty and clinical director Donna Wicker formerly worked for Sanford-Brown College, the dental hygiene program that was located in the El Centro program’s current space. For 15 years, she served as a dental hygienist to a family and cosmetic dental practice in Colleyville. She also worked as a dental hygienist in a general practice in Fort Worth and as a dental hygienist and health educator to the city of Fort Worth’s Public Health Department.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from Texas Woman’s University in Denton and a master’s degree in higher education and administration from Dallas Baptist University. She is a doctoral candidate in higher education and administration at Texas Tech University in Lubbock.
Ms. Wicker is a registered dental assistant (RDA) and registered dental hygienist (RDH). She is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association, the Texas Oral Health Coalition, the American Dental Education Association and the Texas Dental Hygiene Educators’ Association.