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Faculty & Staff

The faculty and staff of IU South Bend Dental Hygiene program is second to none. 
Their mission is to see each and every student succeed in the program and their lives. 

Director, Dental Education

Kristyn Quimby
Kristyn Quimby, LDH, MLS

Kristyn is a graduate of IU South Bend's Dental Hygiene Program.  She began teaching
in 2004 and became the director in 2010.  She teaches Introduction to Dentistry,
Community Health, and General Pathology.

Assistant Director, Dental Education

Carmen Dielman

Carmen Dielman, LDH, MLS

Carmen is a graduate of IU South Bend's Dental Hygiene Program.  She joined the
faculty in spring of 2010 and was recently promoted to Assistant Director in January
2013. She is the co-coordinator of first year students, teaches Oral Anatomy and Head
and Neck Anatomy.

Department Secretary

Sue Szczypka
Sue Szczypka

Sue has been with the Dental Hygiene Program since 2010, but is no stranger to
the university.  She served IUSB for fifteen years prior to joining the dental
hygiene program. 

Clinic Manager

Ashley Zielinski
Ashley Zielinski

Ashley is a graduate of the IU South Bend Dental Assisting Program.  She joined
the Dental Hygiene Program in spring of 2010 part time and in 2011 came on
board full time. 

Faculty Dentist

Dr. David Douglas 

Dr. David Douglas, DDS

Dr. Douglas is a graduate of Indiana University School of Dentistry and has been
faculty in this program for over 10 years!  He teaches Oral Pathology, Local Anesthesia,
and Radiography in addition to being in most of the patient treatment clinics.

Clinical Lecturers

Kathy Doerscher

Kathy Doerscher, LDH, BSDH

Kathy is a graduate of IU South Bend Dental Hygiene Program.  She has been a faculty
member since 2009.  She is the co-coordinator of second year and teaches Preventive
Dentistry and Histology and Embryology. 

Kim DeOrto, LDH, MSEd

Kim is a graduate of IU School of Dentistry's Dental Hygiene Program and recently
obtained her Master of Science in Education from IU Bloomington.  She joined the 
faculty full time in summer 2013 and is one of the Radiology Coordinators.  She
brings over 13 years of private practice experience with her and will be teaching
periodontics in the spring along with Radiology and Medical/Dental Emergencies.

Sandy Peek

Sandra Peek, LDH, MPA

Sandy is a graduate of the IU South Bend Dental Hygiene Program. She joined the
faculty in 2008.  She is a co-coordinator of the first year students and teaches Ethics
and Jurisprudence and Dental Materials.  


Hayley Klauer

Hayley Wood Klauer, RDH, MLS

Hayley is a graduate of The Ohio State University.  She joined the faculty in fall 2010 and
is a co-coordinator of second year students.  She also teaches Advanced Procedures and
Radiology Lecture II.