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 programs 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)
M.S., New York University
M.P.H., University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Orofacial Pain Fellowship, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
B.D.S., University of Baghdad
U.S. Active Licensed Dentist

Yraida Aponte-Lipski, RDH*
B.S., New Jersey City University
A.A.S., Hostos Community College

Kim Attanasi, RDH*
Ph.D., Walden University
M.S., University of Maryland
B.S., College of Staten Island, New York

Su-Yan Barrow, RDH*
Ph.D., Walden University
M.P.H., Hunter College- CUNY
M.A., New York University

Alyssa DePiro, RDH*
B.S., University of Bridgeport
A.A.S., Rutgers University

Ariel Greenblatt, DMD*
D.M.D., University of Medicine and Dentistry
M.P.H., Columbia University
B.A., Rutgers University

Daniel Leff, DDS*
University of Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine

Mannie Levi, DDS*
D.D.S., Columbia University
B.A., Queens College

Diane Dieterman, RDH*
M.S., Old Dominion University
B.S., Old Dominion University

Lisa Duddy RDH*
D.H.Sc., Nova Southeastern University
M.H.Sc., Nova Southeastern University
B.S., Montclair State University

Lisa Safar, RDH*
B.S., Fairleigh Dickinson University
A.A.S., Temple University 

Goli Kacharian, RDH*
M.S., University of Bridgeport
B.S., Pennsylvania College Technology 

Heather Lambrozo-Emildor, RDH*
B.S., University of Bridgeport
A.A.S., Rutgers University

Hilda Mallol-Noel, RDH*
B.S.A.S.,Thomas Edison College
A.A.S., Middlesex County College

Jennifer Morelli, RDH*
M.S., Rutgers University
B.S.H.S., University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
A.A.S., New York University – College of Dentistry

Mary Lou Nicoletti, RDH*
B.S., Montclair State University
A.A.S., Dental Hygiene in Dental Hygiene, Bergen Community College

Tiffany Puccia Janajreh, RDH*
M.S., University of Bridgeport
B.S., Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Maria Rodriguez, DMD*
D.M.D, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
M.S.D.H., Columbia University
B.S.D.H., Fairleigh Dickinson University

Dianne Romer, RDH*
B.S., University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
A.A.S, Middlesex County College

Juliana Scaturro, RDH*
D.D.S., University Campus of Serra dos Orgaos- UNIFESO (Brazil)
A.A.S., Eastern International College

Al-Isha Tisdale-Jones, RDH*
B.S., Rutgers University
A.A.S., University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

Staci Violante, RDH, MS
M.S., University of Bridgeport
B.S., University of Bridgeport

Thomas Viola, R. Ph.D.*
B.S. St. John’s University

Khrystyna Vyprynyuk, RDH*
B.S., New York City College of Technology
A.A.S., New York City College of Technology

About Our Dental Hygiene Programs

Eastern International College offers two dental hygiene programs: and Dental Hygiene, A.A.S. 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 calling either our Jersey City or Belleville campus, or request contact information using our online form.