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Weather Alert: Oct. 27, 2021

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch through 4 p.m. today as a strong cold front, heavy rainfall, and potentially damaging winds move through the Greater Houston area. You may have received the National Weather Service (NWS) push notifications to your portable device via your phone cell provider.

UTHealth Safety, Health, Environment, and Risk Management is monitoring weather conditions in the Texas Medical Center and will provide UTHealth Alert updates if a threat is detected.

Weather-related warnings are always based on conditions within the Texas Medical Center. Please continue to monitor your local weather conditions and news outlets for your safety.

In case of an emergency, ensure you have contact information at hand to communicate to your supervisor or instructor should you find yourself at risk during inclement weather.

Taressa C. Visor

 Taressa C. Visor
  • Title: Director of Alumni Affairs, Continuing Dental Education & Events
  • Office: SOD-6152
  • Phone: 713-486-4381
  • Email:
  • Administrative Area(s): Continuing Dental Education, Office of the Dean, PACE, PACE Center Team, PACE Council
  • Education:

    BS, Organizational Management | University of Houston-Clear Lake, 2011
    Certificate | University of Texas System Advancement Academy, 2015
    Certificate | West Institute at Loyola Marymount University, 2012

Taressa C. Visor was named director of the PACE Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Dentistry in August 2016. She joined the School of Dentistry staff in 2014 as an assistant director of development in the Office of the Dean. In that role, she built vital partnerships with UTHealth dental and dental hygiene alumni and friends to meet the university’s endowment goals — working to unite donor passions with university priorities.

Prior to joining UTHealth School of Dentistry, Visor was executive vice president of the Angleton Chamber of Commerce, a 500-member organization focused on business and economic development.

She has been actively involved planning a variety of UTHealth School of Dentistry’s community events and programs, including continuing education programs, reunions and special events like Behind the Smile: Stories in and out of Dentistry. The PACE Center connects students, faculty, staff, residents, and alumni, as well as dental professionals to resources and information that keep them engaged at the School of Dentistry.