Lorraine Gallagher, DMD
Dr. Lorraine Gallagher was born in Honolulu, HI and grew up in a military family moving all around the country. She completed her undergraduate degree at Lycoming College in Williamsport, PA where she received a BS in Biology. Lorraine attended Temple University Dental School in Philadelphia, PA and earned her D. M. D. Degree. Upon completion of Dental School Dr. Gallagher completed a one year General Residency Program at the V. A. Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA.
Following her residency program Dr. Gallagher accepted a commission in the U.S. Air Force as a dental officer at F.E. Warren Air Force Base. She continued in the Air Force at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. She returned to F.E. Warren Air Force Base in 2001 and entered into private practice in Cheyenne after 7 years in the Air Force. Dr. Gallagher was also a member of the Wyoming Army National Guard for three years.
Dr. Gallagher has held several positions in the Southeast Wyoming Dental Society including President. Currently, as a Cheyenne dentist, she is the ADA deligate for the Southeast Dental Society. Additionally, she is the Vice Chairman of advisorycouncil to the Laramie County Community College Dental Hygiene School. Dr. Gallagher has won several awards including; F.E. Warren Federal Woman of the Year (1997), Spangdahlem Medical Officer of the Year (2000), and received the Pride of Cheyenne Customer Service Award (Mar 2007) from the Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce.
Lorraine is married to Joe Gallagher and they have two beautiful daughters Shannon and Kaycee. The family enjoys living in Cheyenne. They love to be outside, hiking, gardening and camping. They have five dogs Bubba, Gracie, Jake, Zoey, and Roxie rescued by the Animal Shelter. Lorraine is an avid cook and baker and enjoys sharing her creations with the office staff. Being that she pays the staff they rave about her cooking. Lorraine has started a new endeavor… bee keeping. She has two hives and has no idea what she is doing but enjoys a challenge.
Dr. Elise Hawk is new to Alpine Dental. She attended UW in Laramie and Creighton Dental School in Omaha. Dr. Hawk grew up in Wheatland and is excited to be in Cheyenne close to family. She enjoys spending time with her one year old daughter, husband, and two dogs. She also likes traveling and getting up into the mountains across the state.
During dental school, Dr. Hawk was Class Secretary, an Endodontics Lab Assistant, a One World Health Clinic volunteer, and spent a summer session in the Dominican Republic at a Creighton clinic in a rural village. Currently, she is a member of the Wyoming and American Dental Association.
She enjoys being a general dentist and looks forward to meeting the great patients at Alpine and being part of the Cheyenne community.