Expanding education

January 19, 2024

The School of Dentistry introduced the first Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene program in Laredo. The two-year hybrid program, based at the UT Education and Research Center at Laredo, addresses a projected shortage of dental hygienists in South Texas through 2030 by training dental hygienists locally.

Breaking records and building futures

January 19, 2024

From ranking No. 1 in Texas, 7th nationally, for National Institutes of Health funding to launching Laredo’s first Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program, the School of Dentistry made unprecedented strides in 2023, and looks to build on those achievements in the coming years.

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A leading model

January 19, 2024

With a flexible curriculum and a focus on diverse research areas, The Craniofacial Oral-Biology Student Training in Academic Research program is shaping a cadre of versatile researchers. The program’s recent renewal signifies a promising future for advancing oral health.

Part of something bigger than himself

January 19, 2024

Gone are the days of transparencies, slides and overhead projectors thanks to Gary Guest, DDS, who played a key role in adopting technological advancements in dental education and patient care at the School of Dentistry.

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2023 Dean’s Report

January 19, 2024

The No. 1 dental school in Texas for NIH funding, UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry continued to raise the bar while supporting its missions in 2023.

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International dentists in pursuit of the American dream

January 19, 2024

The School of Dentistry is able to support the dreams of foreign-trained dentists who wish to pursue dentistry in the U.S. through an array of specialized training and mentorship programs.

Measures of success

November 15, 2023

An infographic snapshot of UT Health Science Center San Antonio’s Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine.

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Teaching the language of patient care

September 4, 2023

Norma Martinez Rogers, PhD, RN, FAAN, a Living Legend in nursing, continues her impactful journey. Her innovative creation, Saludteria, a health-based adaptation of Lotería, fosters learning while having fun.

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A career in compassion

September 2, 2023

Men in nursing are overcoming historical odds. As male representation in nursing grows, students and faculty share their stories, highlighting a shift towards diversity and compassion within the profession.

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Honors and Awards

September 2, 2023

School of Nursing faculty recognized for their service and excellence locally, across the state and nationwide.

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Class of 2022 commencement

December 16, 2022

The School of Dentistry conferred a total of 130 degrees to its class of 2022 during the university-wide commencement ceremony at the Alamodome.

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Welcome to the profession

December 16, 2022

Dental and dental hygiene students from four classes celebrated their educational accomplishments during the 2022 Welcome to the Profession event.