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.


Sonya Magnussen: Dental Assistant
Sonya is a passionate, highly trained team member who truly loves dentistry, particularly cosmetic dentistry.  She has been a Registered Dental Assistant since 1999 and is board certified by the Dental Assisting National Board.  When she is not helping her patients, Sonya spends time with her family enjoying all that the Palouse and LC Valley have to offer, including biking, boating, camping, and gardening.

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.