Trisha Patton graduated with the fourth DHAT graduating class in December of 2011 from the University of Washington at ANYHC. Trisha started her employment off with YKHC where she worked for about four years and was based in the small community of Toksook Bay. She served five other villages for about 2.5 years. During her time with YKHC, her main focus was to provide and improve access to dental care for the Toksook Bay region as she was the only dental provider during her time there. As of November of 2015, Trisha is now employed with with ANTHC as their first Dental Health Aide Therapist instructor/practitioner. Her main focus is to provide the additional support and knowledge as a DHAT to the second year DHAT students.