DENTAL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

Projects

UTHSCSA Dental Alumni Association Scholarships
For more information, please call the Office of Continuing Dental Education and Alumni Affairs, (210) 567-3177.

If you would like make a donation online please visit HSCConnect. Make your selection under “Designation”. If you do not see the scholarship you would like to give to, select “Other”. Under Additional Information type the name of the scholarship in the comments box.

James P. Hollers Memorial Lectureship Endowment

The James P. Hollers Memorial Lectureship Endowment was established in June of 1983. Funds from this endowment support the Annual James P. Hollers Memorial Lectureship presented every fall. Funds also support the production and distribution of the book provided to every Dental School graduate, “A Man of Works: The Life of James P. Hollers,” by Bill Baker.

Dental Alumni Associations Faculty and Service Richard H. Carr, Jr., Endowed Scholarship

The graduates of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School fondly remember the many dedicated faculty and staff who challenged them through their student years. To recognize their dedication, the Dental Alumni Association established the Dental Alumni Associations Faculty and Service - Richard H. Carr, Jr., Endowed Scholarship. Dr. Richard H. Carr, Jr. was the first honoree. Every two years the honored individual will be selected and announced at the annual Alumni reception during the Texas Dental Association Annual Session. The 2012 Honoree is James B. Summitt, DDS, MS.

Annually the Dental Alumni Associations Faculty and Service - Richard H. Carr, Jr., Endowed Scholarship is awarded to third and/or fourth year dental students based on community service activities, GPA, and financial need. As of 8/31/11, the ending market value, $34,271.05.

Past recipients

2000 Michael S. Cole
2001 Amjad Sheikh
2002 Kyle Sparkman
2003 Michael Larsen
2004 Penne Moreland
2005 Steve Tseng
2006 Brook Loftis
2007 Roel Valadez
2009 Candace Culpepper Light
2010 Katherine Shao
2010 Sheridan Davies Bunch
2010 Naomi Sever
2011 Steve Hogan
2011 Rebecca Davenport
2012 Whitney G. McBrayer
2013 Katie Corinne Bemis
2014 Peyton D. Cometti
2015 Veronica Jean Chun Wei Lai
2015 Nancy C. Wong
2016 Brian J. Ross
2016 Miranda A. Rodriguez

Martha Wood/DSAA Student Scholarship Endowment

Martha W. Wood, PhD, a former Health Science Center administrator who served as interim dean of the Dental School from 1981 to 1983, her husband, Herbert H. Pearce, and the Dental School Alumni Association established The Martha Wood/DSAA Student Scholarship Endowment to support student scholarships at the UTHSCSA Dental School. Scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate academic excellence and are residents of Texas. As of 8/31/11, the ending market value, $137,320.71.

Past recipients
2006 Christopher Atkins
2006 Brett Chapman
2006 Jennifer Fu
2007 Rebecca Montalvo
2007 Cody Oldham
2008 Christina Akin
2008 Francisco Rubio
2009 Allison Furini
2009 Christina Pena
2010 Ryan Reyes
2010 Jennifer Vanscoy
2011 Noora Ayyask
2011 Stacey Carawan
2011 Katrina fisher Dorraj
2011 London Ham
2011 Bahram Nikmard
2012 Katrina Fisher
2013 Kennon Koenig, Bryan Rathke, Katrina Fisher, Steven Meier, Bahram Nikmard, Marisol Kusbel, Meredith Key, Daniel Eaddy, Tessia Lamison Katrina Fisher
2014 Katie C. Bemis
2014 David Brockman
2014 Daniel Eddy
2014 Steven Meier
2015 Sammy Houari
2015 William King
2015 Collette Edwards
2025 Krishna Patel
2026 Enrique Ramirez
2026 Amanda J. Mitchell
2016 Nessa A. Pathiyil
2016 Andrew J. Higham

The Robert A Dale, DDS Endowed Memorial Scholarship

The Robert A Dale, DDS Endowed Memorial Scholarship was established by UTHSC Dental Faculty, Alumni and the Dale family and friends to support pre-doctoral student scholarships. (go to HSC Connect to give online)

Past recipient

2011 Elena Koshman
2012 Judy Suh
2014 Florestella Ruiz
2015 Ellis Shwarts
2016 Daniel Yates

 

The UTHSCSA Dental School Alumni Association Scholarship Endowment

The UTHSCSA Dental School Alumni Association Scholarship Endowment is awarded to a top-ranked entering first-year student. As of 8/31/11, the ending market value, $147,350.61.

Past recipients

1999 Kevin Meeker
2000 John Kacher
2001 David Dennison
2002 Taylor Cotton
2003 Richard Test
2004 Brandt Dotson
2005 Christopher Atkins
2006 Candace Culpper Light
2007 Lauren Day
2008 Christina Pena
2010 Trey Patterson
2010 Neil Raney
2012 Bethany Ann Flanders
2012 Eulogio Muñoz
2013 Jeffrey Marrs
2014 Holly A. Ardoin
2014 Abiel A. Saldivar
2015 Andrea J. Chaveleh
2015 Delaram Mostafavi
2016 Samantha J. Whitten

The UTHSCSA Dental School Alumni Association Perpetual Honor Fund Endowment

The UTHSCSA Dental School Alumni Association Perpetual Honor Fund Endowment supports single scholarships, multiple scholarships, new scholarships or enhancing existing student scholarships at University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School. As of 8/31/11, the ending market value, $42,905.67.

Past recipients
2007 Taylor Cotton
2007 Refugio Gonzalez
2007 Candace Culpepper Light
2007 Kelvan Luff
2008 Clayton Windham
2010 Aubrey Chitwood
2010 Blake Johnston
2012 Sanam Safahieh
2012 Elise Woody
2013 Kyle Meason
2013 Karim Allahdina
2014 Elan Lee
2015 Angelina L. Luna
2015 Krishna K. Patel
2016 Miranda A. Rodriguez
2016 David Pardo

The UTHSCSA Dental School Alumni Association Scholarship Support Matching Fund

The UTHSCSA Dental School Alumni Association Scholarship Support Matching Fund supports single scholarships, multiple scholarships, new scholarships or enhancing existing student scholarships at University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School. As of 8/31/11, the ending market value, $39,311.50.

Past recipients
2007 David Martin
2007 Bar Nguyen
2007 Cody Oldham
2007 Jason Packard
2007 Kaci Tibbetts-Jung
2007 Svetlana Usherenko
2010 Daniel Brawley
2010 Gregory Millar
2012 Katrina Fisher
2012 Brent Desutter
2012 Eulogio Muñoz
2012 Bethany Ann Flanders
2013 Travis McAlister
2014 Katie C. Bemis
2015 Steven Ragsdale
2016 Vincent Tzu Hsiang Hsu

Additional donor or donors who would be interested in making a substantial matching gift to this endowment, the Dental School Alumni Association Board of Directors may, as it deems appropriate, change the name of the endowment fund to add the donor’s name.