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New for 2014: UTSD’s Director of Recruitment & Admissions

Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 4:05pm

Amanda Galindo, EdD

Dr. Galindo

Amanda Galindo, EdD, has joined the staff of The University of Texas School of Dentistry as the new director of recruitment and admissions in the Office of Student and Alumni Affairs.  She began her new job Jan. 2 and will report to Associate Dean Philip Pierpont, DDS.

Originally from Corpus Christi, Galindo was most recently employed as executive director of the Center for Student Success at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, having also worked as pre-health coordinator at the university and as a public high school biology teacher.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in biology and a master’s degree in counseling, both from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, followed by a doctorate in educational leadership, with a cognate area in higher education administration from Texas A&M University-Kingsville.

Galindo is married and lives with her husband Jesse, a physical therapist assistant, in Pearland with their 4-month-old son.

Contact her in the Office of Student and Alumni Affairs on the 4th floor, or by email at, or 713-486-4151.