Aamna Nayyar, B.Sc., BDS, DDS
Director, Dental Department

Aamna Nayyar has a B.S. in biological sciences from the University of Karachi, Pakistan, and Doctorate degree in dentistry from Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Jamshoro, Pakistan. She received a silver medal for top honors in the final year of my dental degree. She has two years of postgraduate residency in general dentistry from Liaquat National Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan. She holds dental practice license in good standing with Dental Board of California and Pakistan Medical & Dental Council. She has been teaching at SFCC since 2002 and previously ran a private dental practice. She a reviewer and author of several dental publications including contribution to the dental textbooks and CE courses. She is a presenter at various regional, state, national and international seminars and conferences. She loves serving New Mexicans and volunteers at NM-MOM.

Memberships

  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • American Dental Education Association (ADEA)
  • NM Dental Educator’s Consortium
  • NM Oral Health Coalition (Co-Chair)
  • Villa Therese Catholic Charities (Board member)
  • Salam Academy Board (Director of Education)
  • NM Medical Reserves Corp. (Volunteer)
  • Quality Matter (QM) – Reviewer
  • President’s Diversity Advisory Committee (PDAC)- (Co-Chair)

Awards and Achievements

  • SFCC Staff Excellence Award Recipient, 2017
  • SFCC Staff Excellence Award Nominee, 2005 – and later years
  • SFCC Best Team Award- School of Health & Sciences, 2016
  • SFCC Best Team Award- President Diversity Advisory Committee, 2015
  • 2010- made Semi-finalist in Dr. Bicuspid Excellence in Teaching Award- Dental Assisting
  • 2009 NISOD Excellence Award recipient!  The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD)
  • Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 2005 – and later years
  • Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences (LUMHS)
  • Certificate of Merit for 1st Position in Dental Prosthetics
  • Certificate of Merit for 1st Position in Orthodontia
  • Silver Medal, Certificate of Excellence and Merit Scholarship for 2nd Position in 4th (Final) year Professional Exams
  • 6th Position in 3rd-year Professional Exams – Certificate of Excellence and Merit Scholarship
  • 5th Position in 2nd-year Professional Exams – Certificate of Excellence and Merit Scholarship with Distinction in Dental Anatomy
  • 4th Position in 1st-year Professional Exams – Certificate of Excellence and Merit Scholarship with Distinction in Physiology
  • Karachi University- Distinction in Botany

 

Winter Break- College will be closed

SFCC will be closed on December 18 – January 1 for the Winter Break. Have a Happy Holiday.