Shannon Roen joined Kaplan University, Omaha campus, in 2010 as the chair of the Dental Assistant Department. Prior to Kaplan University, Ms. Roen worked as the lead dental assistant and care coordinator for University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) Physicians. She also has experience working in private practice, as patient coordinator for Ross Bellinghiere, DDS. Ms. Roen has a master’s degree in organizational leadership and a bachelor’s degree in business leadership development. She attended the College of Saint Mary and Trident Technical College.