Dr. Ayanna Williams

( Dentist )

A native of Chicago, IL, Dr. Ayanna Williams earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She obtained her master’s degree and a certificate of Health Disparities and Health Inequality from The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. Prior to entering dental school, she taught as a tenured biological sciences professor for the City Colleges of Chicago. Dr. Williams completed her D.D.S. training with honors from The Ohio State University and received numerous research and community service awards including, the “American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Certificate of Merit” award for her promise in pediatric dentistry. She went on to complete her advanced pediatric dental training at Case Western Reserve University / Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital. She is a proud member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Chicago Dental Society and the Illinois State Dental Society.

Dr. Williams takes pride in providing quality care to every child in a fun and safe environment. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, volunteering and spending time with her two daughters.

Education:

2020 Case Western Reserve University / Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital
Pediatric Dentistry
Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry

2018 The Ohio State University
College of Dentistry (COD)
Doctorate of Dental Surgery, Cum Laude

2005 The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Department of Health Policy and Management
Certificate in Health Disparities and Health Inequality

2005 The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Division of Reproductive Biology
Master of Health Science

2003 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Department of Cellular and Structural Biology
Bachelor of Science

Professional Associations:

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
American Dental Association
Chicago Dental Society
Illinois State Dental Society