Janis Mercer, DDS

Janis Mercer, DDSJanis Mercer, DDS has been teaching dentistry at Howard University for the past 35 years, where she also graduated with an undergraduate degree in Zoology and a graduate degree in Restorative Dentistry in 1973.  She is a former board member of Protective Industrial Life Insurance Company (Birmingham, Alabama), one of the first black-owned life insurance companies in the U.S. She currently sits on the Board of Directors for Davenport-Harris Funeral Home (Birmingham, Alabama).  Janis also enjoys ancestral history research, interior design, playing her baby grand piano, and sewing.



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