Tha is originally from Cambodia, and she moved to the United States in 2006. She began working as a cashier, and, after furthering her education, became a Rehab Nursing Technician in 2009. She worked in this position for four years while taking additional coursework. Tha has also worked as a Direct Support Professional and as an on-call Cambodian interpreter. She joined the College of Dental Medicine team in late January, 2017 and is looking forward to working with individuals at the CDM and continuing to grow professionally.