Karima Ayesh, D.M.D.
Navy Cmdr. Karima Ayesh graduated from Florida International University in 2001, earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. She later attended Nova Southeastern University in 2006, earning a Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree from the College of Dental Medicine. She is a Board-Certified General Dentist.
Cmdr. Ayesh practiced for eight years throughout the states of Florida and Illinois. Inspired by her Navy colleague at Great Lakes and hearing about her deployments to Afghanistan, she decided to pursue her options regarding a Navy career as a Dentist. She received her commission through the Direct Accession Program in April of 2014. Cmdr. Ayesh has served as the Tri-Service Dental Point of Contact for the Active-Duty Dental Program at Defense Health Agency since May of 2021.
Her awards include the Navy Commendation Medal (two) and various other unit commendations and service medals.
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