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. 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. When she is not at the office, she likes to spend her time teaching and taking dance and yoga classes, and playing outdoors with her son and two dogs.
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. 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 met her fiancé in Pullman in 2013 and is excited to start planning their wedding. During her spare time when she is not at the office or tutoring, she attends yoga, knits, and loves to spend quality time with her family.
Bibi was born and raised in Ethiopia and has been living in the United States for the past 10 years. She came to Pullman in 2012 to obtain her Bachelor’s degree in Biology at WSU. She welcomes the opportunity of working as a dental assistant and has been studying to become a Dental hygienist and hopes to become a Dentist in the future with the help of Dr.Chaing. In her free time she enjoys lifting weights, designing clothes, traveling when she can and reading books.
A Spokane native, Bekkah has spent the past eight years training in various aspects of the medical field. She started with Veterinary Assisting and progressed to working as an Instructional Veterinary Technician at the WSU College of Veterinary Medicine. From there she transitioned into Medical Assisting and is now enjoying exploring the dental field as a Dental Assitant. In the future she hopes to become a surgical technician. Bekkah enjoys hiking in her free time and working as an advocate for preventing violence against women.