Clinical Associate Professor, Penny Hatzimanolakis, received her education at UBC, completing both a Bachelor (2004) and Masters Degree (2009) in Dental Sciences, and in 1994, from VCC, her Dip. DH.

As an educator, she is involved with the Graduate and Undergraduate Programs at UBC. Penny chairs the DH Admission, and is the DH 4th year coordinator. As a researcher, her focus is on periodontal/implant diseases. She has published in multiple peer-reviewed journals and has presented webinars and at conferences both nationally and internationally. As a clinician, she has practiced with a periodontics/prosthodontics specialty team for the last 19 years. In the dental community, she is a board member for the PDC Conference and supports Dental Hygienists and their teams in achieving the highest standard of care, though her company, UpScale Consulting.