Faculty member honored by Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Bennett T. Amaechi, BDS, MSc, Ph.D., professor of comprehensive dentistry.

Bennett T. Amaechi, B.D.S., M.Sc, Ph.D., MFDSRCPS (Glasg), FADI, a professor in the department of comprehensive dentistry at UT Health San Antonio, was honored with the membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow at the 2017 annual admission ceremony of the college in Scotland.

Dr. Amaechi has authored several journal articles, books, book chapters, and conference proceedings. He is a highly accomplished dentist, scholar, educator and a dedicated mentor, who touches the careers of many faculty and students within and outside his institution, and at international level in more than 12 countries.

He has been a guest speaker at local, national and international levels. He is an active member and officer of various national and international professional organizations, and is a fellow in the Academy of Dentistry International.

Dr. Amaechi was honored with Faculty Leadership award (2014) by the UT Health Faculty Senate, and Teaching Excellence award (2015) by UT Health School of Dentistry.

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