Rear Adm. Priscilla Coe is a native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina who holds a Doctorate in Dental Surgery from the State University of Buffalo, School of Dentistry in Buffalo, New York.
Receiving initial orders to Navy Dental Clinic, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, she served two years in this command prior to being transferred to the Naval Hospital, Camp Lejeune as the staff dental officer.
Coe transitioned to the Navy Reserve (NR) in 1988 and served with NR Naval Dental Clinic Camp Lejeune Det 107. After a five month active duty for special work assignment at the Naval Training Center, Orlando, Florida, she opened a private general dentistry practice in Naples, Florida, in 1990. She served as the commanding officer of four units to include NR Naval Hospital Jacksonville Det 1108; NR Naval Dental Clinic Pensacola Det 108; Collecting and Clearing Company Bravo, 4th Medical Battalion, 4th Force Service Support Group (4th FSSG); and 4th Dental Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group.
She has served in numerous staff positions including administrative officer, 4th Medical Battalion, 4th FSSG; Staff Dental Officer, Readiness Command Southwest; and deputy chief of Staff (Reserve Component), Navy Medicine National Capital Area.