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Sandra L. Phillips, MPA

Sandra L. Phillips

Associate Teaching Professor Emeritus, Restorative Dentistry


Box 365365


Ms. Phillips received her BS at the University of Washington (1982) graduating from the School of Dentistry’s Degree Completion Program for Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists. Ms. Phillips also completed a master’s in public administration (MPA) from the University of Washington’s Daniel J. Evans School of Governance & Public Policy (1985).

Ms. Phillips was the Director Health & Safety for the School and was an active member on numerous committees including the Dean’s Leadership Council, SOD Curriculum Committee, Dental Admissions, Health & Safety, the Clinical Services Committee and was a member of the SOD Safe Start Team and COVID Task Force.

She has had the honor of serving on the Dean’s Search Committee and is a past representative of the University of Washington’s Faculty Council of Faculty Affairs. She also served as the School’s practice management ‘Thread Champion’.

Sandra has been a member of AADS/ADEA since 1997; Her activities included: a poster presentation at the 74th annual session entitled ‘Outcomes Comparison of Solo-Practitioner and Group Practice Care Delivery Models’; participation in the Legal Special Interest Group at the 77th annual session ‘Providing Patient Care: Legal rights and responsibilities of the Dental Education Institution; in 2006 she was appointed as the Western Regional Chair of the Clinic Administration Section for ADEA and served as the Section Secretary in 2011, and Section Chair from 2012-2014 and was the Section Councilor elected in 2021.