MEd | Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas, 1993
BSDH | Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas, 1990
AAS | Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas, 1987
Assistant Professor Deborah Vayon, RDH, joined the faculty of UTHealth School of Dentistry at Houston in 2015 after 11 years of teaching at Lone Star College Kingwood. In addition to her dental hygiene training, she holds a master of education degree in counseling and development from Lamar University. At UTHealth Houston, she teaches both preclinical and clinical courses.
In 2017, UTSD dental hygiene students chose her as the winner of the Lorna J. Bruning Award for Outstanding Teaching.