All in The Family

Daniel K. Miller, D.D.S., Dakota Miller, Cheyenne Miller, first-year dental student Diane Miller.
Daniel K. Miller, D.D.S. Class of 1994 (from left), attends the reception with daughters, Dakota Miller, third-year dental student, and Cheyenne Miller, first-year dental student, and wife Diane Miller.

Lisa B. Masters, D.D.S.
Lisa B. Masters, D.D.S. Class of 1992, M.S. (from left), attended the Legacy Meet and Greet reception with niece Kathryn Ellis, first-year dental student; her parents, Denise and Bill Ellis, and Dean Peter Loomer.

School Honors Legacy of Learners

Three years ago, the School of Dentistry began what has become a beloved tradition—honoring graduates’ families who are celebrating incoming dental students.

Each year, incoming first-year dental students with family members who are alumni of the dental school are invited to a Legacy Meet and Greet reception, which is held in August prior to the Welcome to the Profession ceremony.

Graduates can be a parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle, sibling or other relative. Legacy families are honored for continuing a tradition of pursuing their degrees at UT Health San Antonio.

Ronald J. Carr, D.D.S. with son Chad Carr
Ronald J. Carr, D.D.S. Class of 1986 (left), with son Chad Carr, who is starting his education at the School of Dentistry.

Dean Peter M. Loomer (left), addresses attendees
Dean Peter M. Loomer (left), addresses attendees at a special reception for families with multiple generations of School of Dentistry students.

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