Dr. Hassan wanted to pursue a field in dentistry since she was in junior high school. She is a graduate from the Honors Program at Boston College where she received her BS in Biology. Dr. Hassan earned her DMD at University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine and completed a General Practice Residency at Mt. Sinai Hospital in CT. Dr. Hassan practiced general dentistry in Connecticut, Minnesota, and Massachusetts and has been involved in dental education for more than 25 years. Dr. Hassan has been on faculty at Southeastern Technical Institute since 1997 where she has served as a dental assisting instructor, dental consultant, and program director. Dr. Hassan remains an advocate of lifelong learning where she encourages her students to advance in the dynamic field of dentistry.