Ms. Patrounova is a 1999 graduate of The University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston with certificate in dental hygiene and a 2007 graduate (MHA) of Texas Woman’s University-Houston. Before joining faculty at UTDB in 2009 Victoria has been practicing dental hygiene in Houston area for ten years. Besides teaching both first and second year dental hygiene students in clinic Ms. Patrounova presents continuing education courses. She is also an Advisor for Student Chapter of American Dental Hygienists’ Association. Ms. Patrounova is a member of ADHA, TDHA, Texas Dental Hygiene Educators’ Association, American Dental Educators Association and currently serves as a Treasurer for Greater Houston Dental Hygienists’ Society (GHDHS).