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Dean Valenza Speaks to NYU Academy of Distinguished Educators

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 3:30pm

Dean John A. Valenza, DDS, speaking at NYU School of Dentistry.

UTHealth College of Dentistry Dean John A. Valenza, DDS, was a keynote speaker for NYU College of Dentistry's Academy of Distinguished Educators in September.

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Dentistry Dean and Distinguished Teaching Professor John A.Valenza, DDS, was the keynote speaker at the annual induction ceremony for New York University College of Dentistry’s Academy of
Distinguished Educators
in September. Valenza spoke on “Defining Moments in the Continuum of Professional Development.”

Earlier the same day, he participated in a monthly speaker series open to all NYU College of Dentistry faculty, where he presented “Simulation and the EHR:  The Next Step in Clinical Teaching and Learning.” 

Valenza was inducted into the UT System Academy of Health Science Education in 2007 and has served as School of Dentistry dean since 2009. He holds the William N. Finnegan III Distinguished Professorship in the Dental Sciences.