Leslie Blagdon

Sessional Instructor


Leslie Blagdon joined the Faculty of Health Sciences and Human Services at Vancouver Island University in September 2015.  Leslie grew up in Victoria, BC, where she earned a BSc in Microbiology/Biochemistry, and then graduated with a Diploma in Dental Hygiene from Vancouver Community College in 1989. For over 25 years she has worked in numerous private dental practices all over BC, including clinics in Victoria, Alert Bay, and Prince George. Leslie moved back to Vancouver Island, leaving Prince George where in addition to working as the senior hygienist at Southridge Dental Inc., she was a part-time instructor in the Dental Studies department at the College of New Caledonia (CNC). At CNC, Leslie taught Microbiology and Prevention courses, as well as acting as a part-time Clinical Instructor in some of the senior dental hygiene clinics.