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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.

Cleverick (C.D.) Johnson, DDS, MS

Dr. Cleverick (C.D.) Johnson, DDS, MS
  • Title: Professor & Vice Chair, Department of General Practice and Dental Public Health; Director, Urgent Care Clinic
  • Office: SOD-5416
  • Phone: 713-486-4428
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  • Administrative Area(s): General Practice and Dental Public Health
  • Education:

    DDS | University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston, 1986
    MS, Biology | Texas Southern University, 1981
    BS, Biology | Texas Southern University, 1979

Dr. Cleverick (C.D.) Johnson is a tenured professor and vice chair of the Department of General Practice and Dental Public Health. He holds The Doan-Huynh-Le Endowed Professorship in General Dentistry and currently directs the school's Urgent Care Clinic.

A 1986 graduate of UTHealth School of Dentistry at Houston, he joined the UTSD faculty in 1990 but maintained a continuous private practice until retiring from that practice in fall 2013.

Dr. Johnson's previous service at UTSD includes 12 years as director of recruitment for the Office of Student and Alumni Affairs. He was active on local, state and national committees and boards and has held many positions in organized dentistry. Dr. Johnson's research interests include oral diagnosis, oral identification of substance-abusing patients, and identifying improved methods for educating dental students. 

Clinical Interests

Urgent Care

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