Employee Spotlight: Emily C. Day, DDS

Employee Spotlight

We are very excited to highlight one of our most valuable assets, our employees! Each month, get to know the HPC team in a fun new way.

Emily DayName: Emily C. Day, DDS

Department: Dental

Title: Director of Dental Department

Primary work location: Olathe Outreach

How long have you worked at HPC? Seven weeks

How did you get into your field of work?

As a high schooler, I met a female dentist who said that a career in dentistry was great if you liked science, crafts and helping people. From then on I was a dental assistant during the summer until I was in dental school.

Do you speak any other languages? If yes, which ones?

No, I do not speak any other languages, but I wish I did!

Do you have a favorite quote? If yes, what is it?

“You must do the things you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

What values are important to you?

Loyalty, authenticity and honesty.

Emily Day's FamilyWhat is something about you that would surprise people?

I love hedgehogs! I have a hedgehog named Arthur.

What is on your “bucket” list?

I want to see the Northern Lights.

What is your favorite food?

Mexican food is my favorite!

What is your favorite movie?

“Pretty Woman”

What is your favorite hobby?

Reading is my favorite hobby.

Are you an animal lover?  If yes, how many pets do you have and what kind are they?

Yes! In addition to my hedgehog, we have three dogs: two Dachshunds and one Border Collie mix.