Dr. Nancy Burkhart

Nancy BurkhartNancy W. Burkhart, Ed.D, M.Ed, BS, AFAAOM

Dr. Burkhart is an adjunct professor at Texas A&M College of Dentistry, Dallas TX, and has been a faculty member since 1997. Dr. Burkhart is the co-founder and faculty co-host of the International Oral Lichen Planus Support Group, established in 1997 through Texas A&M College of Dentistry and is currently serving on the World Workshop 2022/ Oral medicine Vlll as a consultant. She has a Doctor of Education degree in Adult Education/Interdisciplinary, and an M.Ed. in Occupational Health Education from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina, with a BS degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She focused on oral pathology education during a one-year postdoctoral fellowship in the section of Oral Pathology at the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill North Carolina and was a faculty member at the University of North Carolina from 1989-1999. Nancy is co-uuthor of General and Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist, now in its 3rd edition and has written 30 chapters for the three editions.

As a past columnist for RDH magazine, she has written a bi-monthly column on various oral pathology/oral medicine topics from 2007-2021 and has written more than 170 columns for this publication. She has been a reviewer for Dimensions and a past representative on the Joint commission on National Dental Examinations for Dental Hygiene (2014-2018).

Currently, Dr. Burkhart is a member of both the  South Carolina State Task Force on Human Trafficking Healthcare Subcommittee, and chair of The Tri-County Human Trafficking Task Force-Dental Outreach for the Tri-County’s Healthcare Subcommittee, Charleston, South Carolina since 2020. She is the chair of the American Academy of Oral Medicine Affiliate Fellows. She provides continuing education courses and directs the International Oral Lichen Planus Support Group through Texas A&M College of Dentistry.

Courses Dr. Burkhart teaches:

Human Trafficking: Could Your Patient Be a Victim?
Oral Lichen Planus and How to Avoid Misdiagnosis