Dr. June M. Sadowsky is a graduate of The University of Texas Health Science Center Dental School at San Antonio. She had a fee-for-service private dental practice in San Antonio for eleven years where she developed a zeal for older patients. To learn more, she completed a Geriatrics Fellowship and a special Veteran’s Administration Geriatric Research Fellowship. Dr. Sadowsky served as the Dental Director at the Richmond State Supported Living Center for the Disabled for three years. Also a member of a Legislatively-mandated Work Committee of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, she worked to establish a fee schedule and simplify the rules for dentally treating Medicaid-eligible residents in Texas nursing home facilities.
Dr. Sadowsky is an Associate Professor in the Department of General Dentistry and Dental Public Health, UTHealth School of Dentistry in Houston, Texas. As an interprofessional, she has joined with nurses to do clinical research in hospitals, basic scientists to do movement disorders research, and created many educational materials for education of all professionals. She is faculty in the Houston Geriatric Education Center and dental representative to the Consortium on Aging, a University-wide collaboration to address health and societal needs of the aging population. As Diplomate of the American Academy of Special Care Dentistry and Past-President of the American Society of Geriatric Dentistry, is a nationally known leader in geriatric and special care dentistry.