Dr. Partida is a clinician educator. Her primary responsibility is clinical teaching of dental students and serving as program director for the federally funded HRSA Faculty Development Grant. The method of teaching is evidenced based dentistry and involves scholarly activity in teaching such as literature search and referencing books.
"I mentor students and serve as a faculty advisor and student project mentor. My time with direct student contact in teaching and patient care is 40 percent. I am in student contact with teaching 11 months of the year. I am program director for the grant 60 percent of the time. I am also course director of two dental school course. Besides student contact and patient care. her other interests are Interprofessional Education: homeless, the geriatric, the Hispanic populations and community service."