Celebrating the Dental School’s 40th anniversaary are (couples L-R) Kenneth L. Kalkwarf, D.D.S., M.S., dean of the Dental School since 1988, and his wife, Sharon Kalkwarf, with William L. Henrich, M.D. MACP, president of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, and his wife, Mary Henrich.

Dental School celebrates 40th anniversary

Celebrating the Dental School's 40th anniversaary are (couples L-R) Kenneth L. Kalkwarf, D.D.S., M.S., dean of the Dental School since 1988, and his wife, Sharon Kalkwarf, with William L. Henrich, M.D. MACP, president of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, and his wife, Mary Henrich.

Celebrating the Dental School’s 40th anniversaary are (couples L-R) Kenneth L. Kalkwarf, D.D.S., M.S., dean of the Dental School since 1988, and his wife, Sharon Kalkwarf, with William L. Henrich, M.D. MACP, president of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, and his wife, Mary Henrich.

 Faculty, staff, students, alumni and community supporters gathered this spring to celebrate the Dental School’s 40th anniversary during a gala at the Marriott Plaza Hotel.

(Left to right) Birgit Junfen Glass, D.D.S., M.S., professor and associate dean for academic affairs in the Dental School, Dental School Dean Kenneth Kalkwarf, D.D.S., M.S., and Emily Whittington, a third-year dental student, are pictured at the gala.

(Left to right) Birgit Junfen Glass, D.D.S., M.S., professor and associate dean for academic affairs in the Dental School, Dental School Dean Kenneth Kalkwarf, D.D.S., M.S., and Emily Whittington, a third-year dental student, are pictured at the gala.

“The Dental School plays a significant role in our Health Science Center, and its programs are making a tremendous impact on the quality of life for South Texans,” said UT Health Science Center President William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP.

Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas Inc. was honored during the ceremonies. The organization has provided millions in funding to the Dental School and other Health Science Center programs.

Kevin C. Moriarty (left), president and chief executive officer of Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas Inc., is pictured with Bob Price, former chief financial officer for the UT Health Science Center, and his wife, Becca Price.

Kevin C. Moriarty (left), president and chief executive officer of Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas Inc., is pictured with Bob Price, former chief financial officer for the UT Health Science Center, and his wife, Becca Price.

“Methodist Healthcare Ministries has done so much to help not only our Dental School, but our entire university,” said Dental School Dean Kenneth L. Kalkwarf, D.D.S., M.S.

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