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Jessica Kiser

Jessica Kiser

Department Chair, Health Sciences Department: Health and Human Services Health Sciences/LRC (L) 304-O
Wilmington Campus
910-362-7417 jkiser@cfcc.edu
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Jessica joined Cape Fear Community College in May 2006 as a full-time dental hygiene instructor. In July 2019, she became the director of the dental hygiene program. Her course responsibilities include first- and second-year clinic, nutrition, special health care needs patients, dental hygiene theory, and professional development. Jessica enjoys cooking, reading, and running.

She is also a member of the American Dental Educators Association. Her research interests include adult learning, faculty development, and curriculum development. She enjoys baking, reading, and traveling, as well as staying fit by running, participating in group fitness classes, and riding the Peloton bike.


  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Dental Hygiene, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Master of Science (M.S), Dental Hygiene Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Doctorate in Education (Ed.D.), Adult and Community College Education, North Carolina State University

What CFCC Students Have to Say

  • Dr. Kiser is caring and dedicated to seeing us succeed.
  • Dr. Kiser is extremely motivating. With such a hard program, she helps make us feel like even though we aren’t perfect, we’re doing our best, and learning from our mistakes is what will make us great dental hygienists after graduation!
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