Tami Grzesikowski

Adjunct Clinical Lecturer in Dentistry


Dental Hygiene




I earned an Associate of Arts degree in Dental Hygiene from Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey, a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Auxiliary Teacher Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a Master of Education degree from the University of South Florida. I was a faculty member and administrator at St. Petersburg College for more than 30 years, in roles that included Clinic Director, Program Director for the School of Dental Hygiene, and the Dean of the College of Health Sciences. I led the development of Florida's first baccalaureate degree for dental hygiene, which is delivered online. I served as Senior Director for Allied Dental Education for the American Dental Education Association from 2012-2017. I have extensive experience in accreditation and test construction. I currently serve as a Site Visit Chair for the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) as well as an accreditation consultant. In additional I am a Commissioner to the JCNDHE. I currently serve as a reviewer for Journal of Dental Hygiene and on their Advisory Committee. Throughout my career I have been active in the American Dental Hygienists' Association and the American Dental Education Association.