NAPPR - Elaine Sanchez, Program Director, Dental Support Center

Elaine Sanchez

Director, Dental Support Center Program

Elaine comes to NAPPR with a dental background of approximately 20 years. She has earned both Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees in dental hygiene as well as a Master’s degree in Organizational Learning and Instructional Technologies. This formal education prepared her to embark on a career of teaching, research, and administration within dental hygiene programs in Albuquerque. After approximately 12 years at a University, she was recruited to a dental hygiene program which was being developed.


Oral Health Outreach Coordinator

Aliandra is a graduate from the University of New Mexico with a bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene. A lifelong resident of New Mexico, she moved to southern California for a few years early in her dental hygiene career. Along with her husband and son, she returned to the Albuquerque area and made her family’s home in Los Lunas.