Dr. Tien Ha-Ngoc Jiang
Dr. Tien Jiang received her Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College in Linguistics and French. She then pursued dentistry at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM). While a pre-doctoral student, Dr. Jiang became interested in dental education and was selected as a Fellow in the Academic Dental Careers Fellowship Program through the American Dental Education Association. After graduating cum laude and earning a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at HSDM, Dr. Jiang moved to the Midwest to specialize in Prosthodontics at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). During her residency, Dr. Jiang also completed a Master of Education in Instructional Leadership at the UIC College of Education. Her research involved evaluating UIC’s pre-doctoral small group learning curriculum, as well as a review of dental faculty retention and recruitment methods.
Dr. Jiang returns to HSDM as an instructor in the Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology. She is working on the HRSA-funded grant focused on the integration of primary care and oral health. She is also involved with the Office of Global and Community Health on projects in Vietnam and Rwanda. Furthermore, Dr. Jiang teaches in the pre-doctoral pre-clinic and clinic and practices prosthodontics in HSDM’s Faculty Group Practice.
She is a member of the American College of Prosthodontists, American Dental Education Association, American Dental Association, and the Massachusetts Dental Society.
Fields of Interest:
Dr. Jiang’s interests and areas of study include promoting academia as a dental profession, interprofessional education, curriculum reform, and dental education in prosthodontics.