Meet The Staff
Lisa Wood: Office Manager
Lisa has been a Pullman resident since 2001 when she attended WSU to earn her bachelor’s degree in Zoology and a minor in Psychology. After graduating, she immediately began working at Pullman Family Dentistry and has continued working with Dr. Chiang for over 10 years. Lisa welcomed her son, Owen, into her life in October of 2013, and can’t believe he is starting Kindergarten already! For a creative outlet, Lisa teaches yoga at the University of Idaho. When she is not at the office, she likes to spend her time taking dance and yoga classes, playing sports, and exploring the outdoors with her son.
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.
Kianna Anderson: Office Administrator Kianna was raised in Spokane and moved to Pullman in 2011 to study for her bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology with a Business minor at WSU. She became a certified tutor for the university in 2012 which has been an extremely rewarding experience to be able to help students improve their academic careers. She has been involved with over nine different departments in that time and continues to see students on weekends. She recently married her husband, Gavan, in January 2019 and is excited to continue experiencing life with him. During her spare time, Kianna has started exploring the culinary world, and loves to try out new recipes and cook with her husband.
Jeremy is the newest member of the Pullman Family Dentistry team! He is a Pullman native who was born and raised here on the Palouse. After high school, Jeremy attended the University of Idaho where he played soccer as the team’s starting forward. He graduated in 2019 with a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and Health and a minor in Spanish. Outside of work, Jeremy has many hobbies, including playing a variety of sports, making music, and shooting photography/videography. He is excited to join our team and begin a career in dentistry!