A graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Eberling received her PhD in Epidemiology at the University of North Carolina, School of Public Health & School of Dentistry, with a dental emphasis. Her dissertation addressed the effects of treatment of dental caries in the primary dentition on permanent dentition caries status in Native Americans. Among her other completed projects Dr. Eberling co-authored the IHS “Caries Diagnosis, Risk Assessment and Management, a Practical Guide” modular training series. She spent her career as a dental officer with the Public Health Service, most of it with the Indian Health Service in Arizona, New Mexico, and Alaska. In addition to teaching in the DENTEX program, she currently works part time for the State of Virginia as a dental epidemiologist, and contracts for similar work projects for the State of Alaska. In her spare time, she breeds and shows Rhodesian Ridgebacks. Her husband Max Martin is a commercial salmon fisherman in Alaska’s Bristol Bay District.