Books stacked to form the image of the African continent.

Rising from a foundation of knowledge

January 19, 2024

A School of Dentistry outreach program in Kenya is creating oral health advocates through an all-girls boarding school. The students’ efforts in the community aim to rebuild wellness by reducing disease through the spread of knowledge.

2023 Accolades

January 19, 2024

School of Dentistry faculty, staff and students were recognized in 2023 for clinical excellence, leadership, research and so much more.

A group of dental hygiene employees dressed as McCormick spices.

Fall Festival and a Halloween costume parade

January 19, 2024

The School of Dentistry hosted its first Fall Festival and Halloween costume parade and contest. Dental students, residents, staff, faculty and their families participated in an afternoon filled with activities.

Three female dental students smile while dressed in their graduation regalia.

Class of 2023 commencement

January 19, 2024

The School of Dentistry conferred a total of 134 degrees to its class of 2023 during the university-wide commencement ceremony at the Alamodome.

A lifelong commitment to accessible care

January 19, 2024

A variety of dental public health initiatives have launched that bring oral health education, preventative dental care and comprehensive dental treatment to thousands of South Texans, including those living in rural communities and nursing homes.

Dental students in their new white coast applauding in the auditorium.

Welcome to the profession

January 19, 2024

Dental and dental hygiene students from four classes celebrated their educational accomplishments during the 2023 Welcome to the Profession event.

Graphic that reads: 2023 Dean's Report.

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.

In Memoriam: Celebrating a life well lived

January 19, 2024

The School of Dentistry honors the lives and enduring legacies of those who have served by educating the future of the profession.

Robert Hromas, MD, FACP, Dean of the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine leans on lab table

Advances in the fight for a longer health span

November 15, 2023

The one thing life guarantees is that it ends. But what about the diseases that come with aging, such as obesity, muscle wasting, cancer and dementia? Must we simply accept those as inevitable, too?

Seeking participants for a healthier future

November 15, 2023

The primary health challenges that emerge with aging, such as preventing dementia, cancer and heart disease, remain unsolved. Often, the only way to solve these is by testing new anti-aging compounds in volunteers.

An aerial view of the School of Dentistry building.

On an upward trajectory

September 5, 2023

A message from Dean Hardin that highlights the School of Nursing’s growth and impact. Innovations in clinical practice, research and education are now addressing the nursing shortage and further nursing’s mission of holistic care.

Dr. Hardin in her UT Health San Antonio white coat looks toward the School of Nursing with a smile.

Perseverance pays off

September 2, 2023

From Appalachian Roots to Nursing Leadership: Dean Sonya R. Hardin’s inspiring journey from first-generation college student to dean, shaped by her experiences and commitment to education, community engagement and support for her students.