Dr. Timmons became a faculty member in the Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology and Medicine in 2002 following completion of a PhD in oral science from Iowa in 2001 and a general practice residency in 2002. In 2018, Dr. Timmons became associate dean for student affairs at the UI College of Dentistry.
Dr. Timmons is the course director for Clinical Oral Pathology and teaches in the Oral Diagnosis Clinic. She also gives lectures on oral and maxillofacial pathology and infection control.
Dr. Timmons provides direct patient care within the Oral Medicine Clinic and Faculty General Practice Clinic.
Dr. Timmons is a member of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, the International Association of Dental Research, the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Iowa Dental Association. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and a diplomate of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology.