By Rosanne Fohn
|President ad interim Kenneth L. Kalkwarf, D.D.S., M.S., (left) and William Dodge, D.D.S., (right) interim dean of the Dental School, congratulate John Brown, B.D.Sc., M.S., Ph.D., on receiving professor emeritus status from the Dental School.|
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Forty-eight faculty members from the UT Health Science Center San Antonio were honored at a reception Nov. 7 for earning a promotion or tenure.
“Congratulations on your exceptional achievements which have earned you promotion, tenure or the prestigious title of professor emeritus. Through your efforts you elevate our university as a beacon of hope for the sick, a stimulating environment for our students and residents, and an exciting center for research and the advancement of patient care,” said President ad interim
Kenneth L. Kalkwarf, D.D.S., M.S.
“As you all well know, there is much that goes into each promotion packet. Each chair or division head’s office, each deans office, and of course the individual faculty member spends many hours preparing and processing these important packets. The process is rigorous and only the best are promoted and receive tenure,” he added.
Dr. Kalkwarf thanked Archie Jones, D.D.S.
, professor of periodontics, who served as chair the Faculty Promotions, Tenure and Appointments Committee, as well as the committee members for the significant time commitment involved in the annual promotion and tenure review process.
|Thwe Htay, M.D., FACP, (right) was promoted to associate professor of medicine. She also serves as medical director of UT Medicine San Antonio’s Internal Medicine Clinic at the Medical Arts & Research Center. With her is her husband, KoKo Aung, M.D., M.P.H., associate professor of medicine. |
He then asked Interim Dean William Dodge, D.D.S., of the Dental School; Juanita Wallace, Ph.D., interim dean of the School of Health Professions, Eileen T. Breslin, Ph.D.,RN,FAAN, dean of the School of Nursing; and Francisco González-Scarano, M.D., dean of the School of Medicine, to announce the names of the faculty members from their schools to receive promotion or tenure.
Among the honorees were 39 from the School of Medicine, six from the Dental School, two from the School of Nursing and one from the School of Health Professions.Please see the program
for a listing and information about each of the faculty members honored.