Meet The Staff

Nerissa Adams: Chief Dental Assistant/ Recare Manager

Nerissa was born and raised in the Philippines, and is the 4th of 5 children. She came to Pullman in 1992 to study for her masters degree in Plant Pathology at WSU.  She withdrew from WSU after one year and married her Karate instructor, John.  They have been married since 1993 and have a daughter, Jonissa.  She has a black belt in Kyokushin Karate. She loves to read and enjoys shopping with her daughter, camping with her family, and going to Karate tournaments.  In August of 2017, Nerissa  had the joy of experiencing life as a new grandmother, and has been renamed “Mimi” by her adorable granddaughter. She has worked with plants for the most part, but welcomes the rare opportunity to work at Pullman Family Dentistry with Dr. Chiang. 
Christine Chiang: Dental Assistant

Christine is Dr. Chiang’s beautiful wife, also born and raised in Taipei, Taiwan. She loves singing with her children, making new friends, reading and being an active part of Grace & Glory Church which she co-established with her husband.
Joe Hanson: Administrator/Dental Assistant

Joe moved to Pullman in 2017 to start a career in the dental field.
He has worked with doctor since 2019 and looks forward to many more.
He is thankful for the opportunity, and looks to pursue becoming a dentist himself. He enjoys running, hiking, cooking, and of course most all helping people be comfortable with their smile.
Raivyn Satterwhite: Dental Assistant

Raivyn joined our team in 2021, and is currently a WSU pre-dental hygiene student, secondary in forensic psychology. Her hobbies are developing ways for self improvement, painting, hiking, working out, and exploring the outdoors.


Gabriella Micheletti: Administrator/Dental Assistant

Gabriella recently moved here from Nevada, she has been working in the dental field for a little over 4 years as an office administrator and recently completed a college course to become a dental assistant. She has discovered her love and passion for the dental field and looks forward to learning from Pullman Family Dentistry to further her knowledge and skills in the dental field. During her free time she enjoys baking, cooking, and spending time with her 5 year old son. 

Anika Sachdev: Dental Assistant

Anika joined our team in 2021 and is currently a Biology major as well as a pre-dental student at Washington State University. She has had previous experience interning with other dental offices and looks forward to the knowledge she will gain for her future career. Besides being a dental assistant, Anika really enjoys playing tennis and is currently on the WSU Intermural Traveling Team.