Salute Magazine

Salute is the official magazine for the alumni and friends of the School of Dentistry at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Read and share inspiring stories highlighting our dental alumni, faculty and students who are revolutionizing education, research, patient care and critical services in the communities they serve.

Featured Stories

Sharon M. Gordon, D.D.S.

Alumna Named UConn Dental Dean

UConn Dental Dean Sharon M. Gordon, D.D.S. Class of 1991, M.P.H., Ph.D., attained her passion for research at the School of Dentistry.

Street Medicine Initiative Mobile Dental clinic at Haven for Hope in San Antonio

Serving San Antonio and South Texas

For almost five decades, the School of Dentistry has made community outreach part of its educational curriculum. Students learn while helping patients who most need dental care.

Jo Ann Diaz Jordan, M.A., RDH with students Clarissa Hernandez and Karla Morales

Teaching Honors Program

New Teaching Honors Program for dental hygiene students joins national effort to prepare future generation of much-needed faculty members.

Concepcion Barboza, D.D.S., Susan Horta with patient Terri Davis

Patient Care: A Team Effort

An interdisciplinary team of dental experts and specialists from across UT Health San Antonio helped a New Braunfels woman before, during and after her battle with tongue cancer.

Karen Wuertz, D.D.S., Alex Dougherty, and Bill Rose, D.D.S.

Alumni Volunteers Teaching Students

From just months to many years after graduating, alumni of the School of Dentistry return as volunteers to teach the next generation of dental professionals.

photo of the nine-member pain research team

The Notable Nine

One of the nation's leading pain research teams can be found in a lab in the School of Dentistry. These nine researchers are battling America's addiction to pain medicines.

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