Roger Weed, D.D.S., FACD, associate professor of comprehensive dentistry, works with Vincent Hsu, a fourth-year dental student, in the general dentistry clinic.

Dr. Weed Teaches with Both Hands, All Heart

November 28, 2016

Roger Weed, D.D.S., has dedicated 40 years to teaching dental students. His previous career as a pilot in Vietnam almost prevented his dental career from occurring.

Wayne Gardner, D.D.S., M.S., assistant professor of comprehensive dentistry, teaches a dental resident in the Advanced Education in General Dentistry Clinic.

Going the Long Distance

November 28, 2016

Wayne Gardner, D.D.S., M.S., survived a life-altering accident during dental school. He now shares his life experience and dental expertise with students facing their own challenges.

Scholarship Inspires Student

November 22, 2016

As the first recipient of the Shane Epperson Memorial Scholarship, Chris Jones is inspired by the scholarship’s namesake.

Varun Pokkamthanam Joseph

First Dental Student Appointed UT Regent

November 22, 2016

Varun Joseph, fourth-year dental student at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, has been appointed student regent for the UT System Board of Regents.

Professors Receive Regents’ Teaching Awards

November 22, 2016

Three outstanding faculty members who teach dental students were selected to receive the Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award from the UT System.

Michael P. Mills, D.M.D.

Faculty Member Earns National Educator Award

November 22, 2016

Michael P. Mills, D.M.D., received the Outstanding Periodontal Educator Award from the American Academy of Periodontology.

Some of the 100 dental students are shown with their white coats before the first coat initiation ceremony.

Welcome to the Profession

November 22, 2016

The entering Dental Class of 2020 and Dental Hygiene Class of 2018 were honored during the 19th Annual Welcome to the Profession ceremony in August.

Yanet Quade, B.S.D.H., Class of 2016

Dental Hygiene Program Thriving in New Home

November 22, 2016

The Dental Hygiene Program is fully integrated into one of the country’s top dental schools. Students, faculty and patients all benefit from this affiliation.

Fourth-year dental students Mohsen Khobyari, Roberto Olivares, Gabriela Aranda and Mariam Sayed join Associate Professor Kevin Gureckis, D.M.D. (back row right), in appreciating Cynthia Giles (center) and her longtime dedication to the School of Dentistry.

Employee Recognition: A Joy to Behold

November 22, 2016

For more than 40 years, Cynthia Giles, registered dental assistant, has brought an unwavering dedication and a positive, infectious attitude to the School of Dentistry.

Teaching Honors Program Leads National Effort

November 22, 2016

The Teaching Honors Program has greatly increased the number of graduates who choose to teach after graduating from the School of Dentistry.

Military Scholarship Provides New Way to Serve

November 22, 2016

After earning his degree on a military HPSP scholarship, Jeff Marrs, fourth-year dental student, will return to active duty as a dentist.