School of Dentistry’s new chief dental officer may be first in U.S.

October 13, 2021

The School of Dentistry at UT Health San Antonio has hired Associate Professor Micaela Gibbs, DDS, MHA, as its first chief dental officer (CDO). She is one of the first — if not the first — CDOs for an academic dental practice in the U.S. Dr. Gibbs joins UT Health San Antonio Dentistry (UT Dentistry) […]


Oct. 11 is the deadline to sign up for LINC training program

October 4, 2021

The LINC Faculty Council is offering a training program for faculty and staff members interested in developing novel approaches to IPE. LINC also has a seed grant program to provide funding for pilot projects involving IPE.


What happens when you become a parent to your parents?

October 1, 2021

That’s what longtime NPR journalist Kitty Eisele had to figure out when she became a full-time caregiver for her dad. After moving back to her childhood home, Kitty found herself bewildered by the medical, legal and emotional challenges of elder care. And that’s to say nothing of the time her dad headed out on a […]

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New employee spotlight: Jessica Gutierrez-Rodriguez

September 2, 2021

Electrical engineer Jessica Gutierrez-Rodriguez, MS, is the new executive director of Facilities Operations. She joined UT Health San Antonio on June 21 after assisting with the design and construction of the U.S.’s only specialty tuberculosis hospital — the Texas Center for Infectious Disease (TCID) — and serving as its hospital administrator.


School of Dentistry earns 34th place in international ranking

August 12, 2021

UT Health San Antonio continues to improve in the annual Academic Ranking of World Universities, also known as the ShanghaiRanking. In the category of Dentistry & Oral Sciences, based at UT Health San Antonio in the School of Dentistry, the university is ranked 34th worldwide. The university’s ranking is also 16th among U.S. universities and No. 1 among the three Texas schools included in the ranking.

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