A legend in dental research, University of Texas Professor Emeritus Barnet M. Levy, DDS, MS, died March 7, 2014 in Mexico City, Mexico at the age of 97.
He reportedly had been residing in an assisted-living arrangement in Mexico City and was still in touch with his mentees and friends. His wife, Henrietta, preceded him in death, and he was buried beside her in New Jersey. READ MORE
UTSD’s new Professional Resource Center is available free of charge to all UTSD students (dental or dental hygiene), residents and alumni who need career counseling, employment assistance or advice regarding the business and practical aspects of practice. READ MORE
The pink marble-clad Dental Branch building where thousands of dental careers were launched will soon be history, but alumni, employees and students can now own a small piece of it. The former home of The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston was acquired by UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and is slated for demolition, but a limited number of small keepsakes have been carved out of the marble exterior for the UTSD community. And by receiving a piece of the past, alumni and donors will help the school’s future by seeding the new UTSD Impact Fund. READ MORE
The School of Dentistry maintains a list of employment opportunities for dentists and dental hygienists, including opportunities to join the UTSD faculty.
Sponsored jointly by the UTSD Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the Houston Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, this annual event, now in its 24th year, offers valuable continuing education and practical information to surgeons. Eric Carlson, DMD, MD, will speak on “Essential Pathology and Medicine for Your Contemporary Practice.” The symposium will be held at The Houstonian Hotel. For more information, contact Teresa.R.Granhold@uth.tmc.edu ,
713-486-4311 or consult the Symposium Brochure 2014.