Feature Article
The Center for Global and Community Oral Health launches

The School of Dentistry hosted a lecture to announce the launch and share the mission of the first of three new research centers.


Education
Global collaboration supports Jordanian dental education
 

The initiative aligns with the School of Dentistry's commitment to elevate global oral health through education, research and innovation.


Philips installed as SADDS president
 

Fred Philips, DDS, assistant professor, was appointed president of the San Antonio District Dental Society earlier this year. 


Marwaha inducted as ICD fellow
 

Congratulations to Rochisha Singh Marwaha, DDS, clinical assistant professor, on her induction to the International College of Dentists. 


Research
Research team unlocks keys to alcohol withdrawal headache
 

Yu Shin Kim, PhD and colleagues found that a stress hormone called corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) activates immune cells known as mast cells in the dura.


Graduate student receives honors for research excellence
 

Under the mentorship of Shivani B. Ruparel, PhD, Jaclyn Merlo, MS, a second-year doctoral student in the Integrated Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program, recognized with multiple awards.


Patient Care
Grant to help veterans with blood cancers receive care
 

UT Dentistry recently received a grant from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to provide necessary care to local veterans undergoing treatment for blood cancers.


Course helps dental students understand impairment
 

Dental students participating in a pilot program known as the Geriatrics and Special Care Experiential Learning Experiences gain insights into the lives of older adults living with disabilities.


Community
The Fall Festival and Halloween costume contest
 

The School of Dentistry hosted two inaugural fun-filled and highly competitive events this October, the Fall Festival and the Halloween costume parade and contest.


New skybridge nears completion
 

A dedication ceremony marked the official naming of the new UT Health San Antonio Tom C. Frost Skybridge that will connect the Mays Cancer Center to the new hospital.


Dossett named the 2023 Texas Dentist of the Year
 

Congratulations to School of Dentistry faculty, Jon M. Dossett, DMD, on receiving Texas' highest dental honor!


Special care dental clinic welcomes founding director
 

Jennifer Farrell, DDS, DABSCD, joins UT Dentistry as the Phil & Karen Hunke Special Care Clinic director.


Endowment honoring Kevin Donly, DDS established
 

The Kevin J. Donly, DDS, Endowed Distinguished Professorship in Pediatric Dentistry raised $325,000.


Event Calendar

Coffee with a Cop

UTPD invites the university community to its “Coffee with a Cop” event Wednesday, Nov. 29, 6:30–8 a.m. in the commons area near Starbucks.


Holiday Luncheon

The campus community is invited to attend the university's 2023 Holiday Luncheon. RSVP due by Dec. 1. 


San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

Registration is open for the 46th annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

Dec. 5–9, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center


Presidential Excellence Awards call for nominations

The nomination process for the 2024 Presidential Excellence Awards is now open with a submission deadline of 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15, 2023.


UT Alamo Interprofessional Emergency Medicine Symposium | AIEMS 2024

Pre-Symposium: February 21, 2024 |  Symposium: February 22-23, 2024