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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.

David F. Fray, DDS, MBA

 David F. Fray, DDS, MBA
  • Title: Professor
  • Office: SOD-5433
  • Phone: 713-486-4210
  • Email:
  • Department: General Practice and Dental Public Health
  • Administrative Area(s): General Practice and Dental Public Health, Professional Resource Team, School of Dentistry
  • Education:

    DDS | The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston, Texas
    MBA, Health Care Administration | Oklahoma City University

David Fray, DDS, MBA, joined the faculty of the Department of General Practice and Dental Public Health at UTSD in 2015.  He graduated with a DDS from UTSD Houston in 1979 and earned an MBA with an emphasis in health care administration from Oklahoma City University in 1997. 

After 15 years in private practice, Dr. Fray was a public health administrator in Arkansas and Hawaii for 16 years. He is certified in long-term care by the National Association of Boards, and he is a licensed nursing facility administrator with more than 25 years of experience as a special-needs and geriatric dentist.

He is a fellow of the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists, and he is a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, Greater Houston Dental Society, American Dental Education Association and the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry (AADMD).  Dr. Fray served as president of the AADMD from 2016-2018. 

Clinical Interests

Geriatric and special-needs patients

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