Published: March 21, 2019 by Rhonda Whitmeyer
March 18 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department Chair and Professor Mark Wong, DDS, was part of a multi-institutional team exploring ways to grow a new jawbone. The published research was covered by HealthDay news service, which was picked up by media outlets including U.S. News & World Report.
Feb. 22 Debra Stewart, DDS, and Associate Professor Gisela Bona, DDS, MS, were interviewed by reporters with the ONSCENE.TV news service and KTRH Radio about the annual Give Kids A Smile event at the School of Dentistry. About 300 children were treated free of charge by dental volunteers on Feb. 22. Dentistry Today ran a photo and story about the event.
Feb. 17 KPRC Radio's Fifty+ Radio show featured Associate Professor and Assistant Dean Ralph Cooley, DDS, talking about common dental myths.
Feb. 10 Associate Professor Cameron Jeter, PhD, of the UTHealth Consortium on Aging, told KPRC Radio Fifty+ listeners what's being done to reduce the risk of falls among those with Parkinson's disease.
Jan. 30 Community Outreach Director Margo Melchor, RDH, EdD, appeared on Good Morning with NTV Houston along with Tanya Gee, executive director of Ronald McDonald Houston Charities of Greater Houston/Galveston, Inc., and Dr. Sanghamitra Misra of Texas Children’s Hospital to discuss the mobile clinics (dental and medical) the charity co-sponsors with UTHealth School of Dentistry and Texas Children’s Hospital, respectively.
Jan. 9: Megan Bishop of WOAI Radio in San Antonio interviewed Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Simon Young, MD, DDS, PhD, for a story on his research into a promising treatment for oral cancer.×