Professor of Health Science
Dr. Jeri Veenstra joined the Lee
faculty full-time in the fall of 1999 after nine years as an adjunct professor
of biology and health sciences in the Department of Natural Sciences and
She received her BA in general
science from the University of Nebraska-Omaha and holds a DDS degree in
dentistry from Creighton University.
Veenstra's special academic
interests include public and international health, medical ethics, and health
professions research and education. She has been a trip coordinator and
practicing dentist for the Summer of Studies in Medical Missions Program since
its inception in 1992.
Veenstra and her husband, Jim, have two
daughters and one grandchild.