WHAT: 40th Anniversary Gala celebrating the accomplishments of the Dental School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and honoring the school’s many supporters.
A visit to the dentist’s office has changed considerably over those 40 years. Through it all, the Dental School has remained on the leading edge of advancements in clinical care and research that would have been almost unimaginable in previous decades. Learn more at http://www.uthscsa.edu/hscnews/singleformat.asp?newID=3422.
WHEN: Friday, May 7
6:30 p.m. reception; 7:30 p.m. dinner/program
Administrators from the UT Health Science Center’s Dental School will be available for interviews between 6:45 and 7:15 p.m.; to arrange interviews, contact Nancy Arispe at (210) 569-4028.
WHERE: Marriott Plaza Hotel, 555 South Alamo, San Antonio, Texas 78205
WHO: Expected speakers include:
• William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, president of the UT Health Science Center
• Kenneth L. Kalkwarf, D.D.S., M.S., dean of the Dental School
• Kevin Moriarty, Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas Inc.
NOTES: Representatives from Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas Inc. will be recognized. Since 1997, Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas Inc. has provided millions in funding to the Dental School and other Health Science Center programs.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, one of the country’s leading health sciences universities, ranks in the top 2 percent of all U.S. institutions receiving federal funding. Research and other sponsored program activity totaled a record $259 million in fiscal year 2009. The university’s schools of medicine, nursing, dentistry, health professions and graduate biomedical sciences have produced 27,000 graduates. The $753 million operating budget supports six campuses in San Antonio, Laredo, Harlingen and Edinburg. For more information on the many ways “We make lives better®,” visit www.uthscsa.edu.