Ms. Coleman teaches dental anatomy, local anesthesia, and nitrous oxide sedation to dental hygiene students. She is also involved in teaching local anesthesia and nitrous oxide sedation to practicing dental hygienists in a series of continuing education courses. Additional responsibilities include advising and monitoring students as Director of Dental Hygiene Admissions. Her interests focus on educational research. She has received several teaching awards. Ms. Coleman holds a Certificate and B.S. degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Detroit. She joined the University in 1977.