Dr. Urukalo earned a DDS from the University of Detroit and completed a General Practice Residency at the Detroit Medical Center. Dr. Urukalo is currently an Assistant Program Director for the Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency program. She has been a faculty member at UDM since 1995. In addition to clinical teaching, Dr. Urukalo has previously been involved in treating patients at the University Health Center at Detroit Receiving Hospital and has provided special care dentistry in the hospital setting. Dr. Urukalo also maintains a private practice in Windsor, Ontario.