Dental Hygiene Programs Faculty

At Eastern International College, our dental hygiene program faculty are dedicated to teaching students the skills needed to meet the expectations of a competitive job market. By promoting basic and critical thinking skills in the classroom and creating a supportive environment, our faculty aim to help students grow professionally, personally and intellectually. Browse our directory below to see program director and educator credentials for our dental hygiene program faculty.

Dental Hygiene Programs Faculty Directory

Alaa Mohsen, DHED, Department Chairperson
Doctor of Health Education and Promotion (DHED), Arizona School of Health Sciences (ATSU University)
MS, New York University
MPH, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Orofacial Pain Fellowship, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
BDS, University of Baghdad
U.S. Active Licensed Dentist

Charlene Duan, Administrative Assistant

Maria Ocasio, Sterilization Tech



Evelyn Garcia, RDH, BS, MS
MS, Southeastern Oklahoma State University
BS St Petersburg College
AAS Bergen Community College

Dr. Marissa Halum, DMD
DMD, Rutgers University – UMDNJ
BS, Rutgers University – Cook College
Pediatric Dentistry, UMDNJ
Michelle Barquiran-Torres, RDH, BSDH
RDH, Eastern International College
BSDH, Eastern International College
Alyssa DePiro, RDH, BS
BS, University of Bridgeport
AAS, Rutgers University School of Health-Related Professions
Dr. Ariel Greenblatt, DMD
DMD, University of Medicine and Dentistry
MPH, Columbia University
BA, Rutgers University
Courtney Chavis, BSDH, AAS
BSDH, Eastern International College
AAS, Eastern International College
Dr. Daniel Leff, DDS
DDS, University of Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine
BA, Queens College CUNY
Dawn Sergi, RDH, BS, MS
BS, Montclair State University
AAS, Bergen Community College

Diana Guerrier, RDH, BS
BS, Queens College
RDH, Hostos College

Diana Romer, RDH, BS
BS, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
AAS, Middlesex County College

Imelda Catherine (Mimi) Samson, RDH, BS, MPA
MPA, Fairleigh Dickinson University
BS, DeVry University

Elizabeth Serrano, BSDH, AAS
BSDH, Eastern International College
AAS, Rutgers School of Health Related Professions

Jinga Gurjar, RDH, BS
BS, K.M. Shah Dental School
AAS, NYU Dental School

Mary Lou Nicoletti, RDH, BS, MS
BS, Montclair State University
AAS, Dental Hygiene in Dental Hygiene, Bergen Community College

Antoinette Mucha, RDH, BSAT
BSAT, Thomas Edison State College
RDH, Bergen Community College

Neda Nazem, BS, AAS
BS, Montclair University
AAS, Essex County Community College
AAS, Rutgers University

Dr. Sharon Konigsberg, DMD
DMD, University of Medical and Dentistry of NJ
Tiffany Puccia-Janajreh, RDH, MSDH
MSDH, University of Bridgeport
BSDH, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science
Victoria Gonzalez, BSDH, AAS
BSDH, Eastern International College
AAS, Eastern International College
AAS, Bergen Community College
Christina Certo Parrelli, RDH, BS
RDH, New York University College of Dentistry
BS, The City University of New York, College of Staten Island
Tina Modi, BS, AAS
BS, Long Island University
AAS, Middlesex County College
Devang Modi, DMD
DMD, UMDNJ- N.J. Dental School
BS, Fairleigh Dickinson University

Luren Y. Kim, RDH, BS
RDH, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
BS, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Svetlana Balotska, RDH, BS
RDH, Bergen Community College
BS, Fairleigh Dickinson University

Dr. Nneka Obi, BA, MPH, DDS
BS, Montclair State University
MPH, Montclair State University
DDS, Meharry Medical College
About Our Dental Hygiene Programs
Eastern International College offers two dental hygiene programs: Eastern International College offers a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene (BSDH) – accredited three-year program. Each program is designed to help you fulfill rewarding roles in the dental hygiene field. In addition to preventative oral healthcare and dental hygiene skills, you’ll learn how to perform diagnostic assessments, routine dental cleanings, examinations and more. Our dental hygiene programs also feature laboratory and clinical components for a well-rounded learning experience.

Get in Touch with the EIC Faculty

Reach out to Eastern International College’s dental hygiene programs faculty by the Jersey City  campus, or request contact information using our online form.