Pamela J. Bretschneider, PhD, is a visiting associate professor in the Department of Graduate and Continuing Education at Framingham State University in Framingham, Massachusetts, and a visiting assistant professor at MCPHS University in Boston. She has published several peer-reviewed journal articles on qualitative research, including biography. Bretschneider was the director of institutional research at MCPHS University when she first met Esther M. Wilkins, BS, RDH, DMD. Together they combed through the databases of the university seeking reference sources for Wilkins to use in her 9th and subsequent editions ofæClinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist. This project led to a deep friendship and ultimately their collaboration on Wilkins' biographyEsther M. Wilkins, as Told by her Friends: An Authorized Biographyto be published by Wolters Kluwer Health in April 2018.