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Dr. Adriana Segura Named Interim Dental Dean at UT Health SA SOD

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Adriana Segura PhotoAdriana Segura, D.D.S., M.S., became Interim Dean of the UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry (UT Health SA SOD) on June 1, 2018. Dean William W. Dodge, D.D.S., retired on May 31.

Dr. Segura has served the UT Health SA SOD in a variety of roles since 1999. She began her career at UT Health San Antonio as Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics in the School of Medicine and the Department of Pediatric Dentistry in the School of Dentistry, and served as the Director of the Predoctoral Division in Pediatric Dentistry. In 2006, she was named Interim Chair of the Department of Community Dentistry and Director of the Ricardo Salinas Clinic. From 2009 to 2017, she served as Associate Dean for Student Affairs and was recently named Associate Dean for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs. Her academic appointment is in the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry.

Dr. Segura earned her B.S. Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX, her D.D.S. at University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston and her certificate in Pediatric Dentistry and M.S. in Oral Science at The University of Iowa College of Dentistry & Dental Clinics.

Dr. Segura will serve as Interim Dean until a permanent dean is appointed. A search committee is actively working to identify outstanding candidates for the permanent dean position.

Published on June 13, 2018

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