Deborah Bush-Munson is an Associate Professor, and Dental Assisting Program Director at St. Louis Community College. In 1989, she graduated from the American Red Cross Dental Assisting Program in Kitzengen, Germany. From 1991-1993, she worked as a dental assistant at Fort-Hood Military base in Killeen, Texas. From 1994-1998, she was employed as a dental assistant at Southern Illinois University-School of Dental Medicine. While doing this, she was a single parent of two daughters and attended St. Louis Community College. In 1998, Deborah graduated from St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley with an Associate’s degree. In 2001, Deborah graduated from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville with a Bachelors degree in Biological Sciences; in 2008, she graduated with a Master in Biology from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. In 2007, Deborah was hired as an Assistant Professor in the Dental Assisting Program at St. Louis Community College. In 2011, she ascended to her current position as Program Director. Currently, she is married to Bruce and they have a nine-year old daughter name Trinity. Deborah has co-authored over eight (8) scientific journal articles and completed her first book entitled “The Effect of Trolendomycin on Murine Immune Response.” Deborah has over nineteen (19) years of teaching experience and currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration at Saint Louis University.