International report gives Dental School high marks

October 18, 2005

The Dental School at the Health Science Center ranked fourth in publications and 11th in scientific impact among the world’s 760 dental schools from 1998 to 2002, according to a new report issued by a Swiss center that measures scientific metrics.

$5 million SBC Foundation grant fuels virtual-health-education projects

October 14, 2005

Learning the organs and systems of the human body on a computer screen instead of peering down a microscope … “flying around” an organ to see it from all vantage points … interpreting the squiggles and lines of an ultrasound examination on a portable screen … using keystrokes to control treatment after a simulated patient faints in a dental chair.

Presidential Distinguished Lecture Oct. 20 features legendary surgeon

October 11, 2005

The Health Science Center is pleased to announce the fourth annual Presidential Distinguished Lecture, featuring founder of the Texas Heart Institute and the world-renowned surgeon who performed the United States’ first successful heart transplant, Denton A. Cooley, M.D. Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., president of the Health Science Center, invites the community to join Dr. Cooley as he presents: “My 60 Years of Cardiovascular Surgery,” at 11 a.m. Oct. 20 in the Health Science Center auditorium. A reception will follow in the auditorium foyer.

Artwork of Dr. Stewart Reuter on display through Oct. 28

October 4, 2005

The public is invited to view the exhibit, “Asymmetric Symmetry: The Artwork of Stewart Reuter,” through Oct. 28 in the auditorium foyer. Dr. Reuter was professor and chairman of the department of radiology at the Health Science Center from 1980 to 2001 and now is professor emeritus.