Dr. Pamela Hanson received her dental degree in 1989 and her Masters Degree in Orthodontics in 1991 both from Marquette, after which she completed a one-year post-doctoral fellowship in Craniofacial Abnormalities and Dentofacial Deformities at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Texas. In this position, she treated many patients with complex surgical/orthodontic needs. She is very involved as an educator. She is adjunct clinical faculty, Marquette University School of Dentistry, Department of Orthodontics, Assistant Clinical Professor of surgery, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, and Orthodontic Director for both the Cranio-facial and Cleft Palate Team at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. She co-directs, with her husband Dr. Melugin, the surgical/orthodontic conferences at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Hanson has been married to Dr. Michael Melugin since 1994.