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News Medical: UT Health San Antonio launches new center to transform community and global oral health
Brij B. Singh, PhD, associate dean of research, Juanita Lozano-Pineda, DDS, MPH, associate dean of external affairs, Yvonne De Paiva Buischi, DDS, PhD, research professor, and Peter M. Loomer, DDS, PhD, MBA, dean, all with the UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry, were quoted in this article. Read More
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Dentistry and the George Washington University’s Office of International Medicine Programs at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences have jointly agreed upon a six-year, contracted collaboration to provide academic support for the Faculty of Dentistry at Ibn Sina University for Medical Sciences (ISUMS), the first private medical school in Amman, Jordan.
Jaclyn Merlo, MS, a second-year doctoral student in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Integrated Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program, has been granted a series of awards while working under the mentorship of Shivani B. Ruparel, PhD, associate professor and director of research in the Department of Endodontics.
While operating in the research lab run by Ruparel, Merlo has been honored with the following awards:
Last month in Orlando, Florida, Rochisha Singh Marwaha, DDS, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry and assistant director for the Dental Public Health (DPH) Residency Program, received the honor of being inducted as a fellow of the International College of Dentists (ICD).
Jon M. Dossett, DMD, FACD, FICD, MAGD, ABGD, assistant professor in the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry, was presented with the 2023 Texas Dentist of the Year award.
Every year, the Texas Academy of General Dentistry (Texas AGD) selects one dentist to honor as the Texas Dentist of the Year, the highest honor a Texas dentist can receive. This year, 14 nominees were chosen throughout the state from local societies and 10 active components of the Texas Dental Association and Texas AGD.
The School of Dentistry welcomes Jennifer Farrell as director of the Phil & Karen Hunke Special Care Clinic
The School of Dentistry at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, in preparation for the opening of the Phil & Karen Hunke Special Care Clinic, welcomes Jennifer Farrell, DDS, DABSCD, as the clinic’s founding director.
Fred Philips, DDS, assistant professor in the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry, was installed as president of the San Antonio District Dental Society earlier this year.
The School of Dentistry hosted two inaugural events this October, the Fall Festival and the Halloween costume parade and contest. Both were a huge success, bringing together students, residents, faculty and staff, and kicking off the first quarter of the new academic year.
Brij Singh, PhD, associate dean for research, Department of Periodontics, was quoted in this story. Read More
The new center is designed to bring together various existing outreach and research programs to study and develop solutions to the most pressing dental challenges facing the global population today.
San Antonio Express-News: UT Health San Antonio research may lead to better treatment of alcohol withdrawal
Yu Shin Kim, PhD, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, was quoted in this article. Read More (subscription required)
KSAT 12: New grant provides free dental services for veterans with blood cancer after military service
Annetty Soto, DMD, Comprehensive Dentistry, was interviewed for this news segment. Watch Now
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News: Potential Target Identified for Treating Headaches Associated with Alcohol Withdrawal
Yu Shin Kim, PhD, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, was quoted in this article. Read More
About 283 million people worldwide suffer from alcohol use disorder, a debilitating health challenge for which limited therapeutic options are available. The cost to society is estimated at greater than $2 trillion annually.
UT Dentistry, the dental practice of the UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry, recently received $100,000 from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to provide necessary care to local veterans without dental benefits who are undergoing treatment for blood cancers. Veterans face challenges from exposures to hazardous substances they encountered during their military service, […]
The UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry and Oral Cancer Foundation is mentioned in this news segment. Watch Now
The condition of teeth and gums plays a crucial role in overall well-being, according to Veronica Ledesma, MS, RDH, an assistant clinical professor at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Dentistry and new co-director of the school’s new Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program at the UT Education and Research Center at Laredo.