Austin general dentist Jerry P. Katz, DDS, of the Class of 1968 is The University of Texas School of Dentistry Alumni Association’s choice for Outstanding Alumnus of 2013. The award was presented by the 2012 winner, UTSD Dean John A. Valenza, DDS ’81, at the annual Alumni Roundup in September. 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.
Join us for the TDA 2nd District Meeting at Cheddar’s Restaurant, 3815 Interstate 10 South, Beaumont. Alumni Huddle starts at 6:30 p.m.; district reception and meeting at 7 p.m. Dr. John Valenza will present a brief message on “The State of Dental Education.” The main speaker for the evening will be Dr. Kenneth Evans, Lamar University president. If you will attend, please respond to Elizabeth Ashmore or 713-486-4381.