Stephanie Crocker



Stephanie joined VIU in January 2008 as a sessional instructor and became a regular faculty member in 2010. She has over 25 years experience in the dental profession, first as a Certified Dental Assistant (4 years), and presently as a Registered Dental Hygienist (20+ years). Stephanie is actively involved with the College of Dental Hygienists of British Columbia (CDHBC) as a member of the Inquiry Committee and has provided clinical remediation to registrants through College referral. She is also an item writer for the National Dental Hygiene Certification Board (NDHCB). Stephanie has participated in several committees here at VIU, including Interprofessional Day and Seasons of Health and Healing. She built relationships with the local Tillicum Lelum Aboriginal Friendship Centre and other community agencies to enrich the experiences of students through service learning, as well as giving to the community. Stephanie has worked with several nursing faculty to provide interprofessional learning experiences during community placements in the senior year of the program. Stephanie's areas of interest are oral health-systemic health; determinants of health; Aboriginal health; ecosocial theory and interprofessional collaboration.