About the Author

Brandon is a Pacific Northwest native who became a universal wanderer after enlisting in the United States Marine Corps in 2005. Throughout his ten years of service, Brandon traveled to Guam, Japan, the Philippines, and Kenya, where he developed his passion for culture, language, and global public health initiatives.

While on active duty, Brandon attended American Military University for his Bachelor of Science in Public Health and is currently in dual pursuit of his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree at the University of Washington School of Dentistry and Fellowship (FAGD) at the Washington Academy of General Dentistry (WAGD).

With a passion for dental advocacy and continuing education, Brandon has a knack for breaking down barriers and challenging the status quo. He is the first dental student to be accepted into the Washington State Dental Association's Leadership Institute and was most recently hand-picked to serve on the Washington Academy of General Dentistry's AGD/ADA Collaborative Task Force.