UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Partida, Mary Norma

Dental School
Comprehensive Dentistry
(210) 567-1503

My expertise is a clinician educator. My primary responsibility is clinical teaching of dental students and Program Director for the federally funded HRSA Faculty Development Grant. The method of teaching is evidenced based dentistry and involves scholarly activity in teaching such as literature search and referencing books. I mentor students and serve as a faculty advisor and student project mentor. My time with direct student contact in teaching and patient care is 40%. I am in student contact with teaching 11 months of the year. I am Program Director for the Faculty Development Grant 60% of the time. I am also course director of two dental school course. Besides student contact and patient care other interests are Interprofessional Education (IPE) homeless, the geriatric, the Hispanic populations and community service. I am Course Director for the RESPECT (Realizing Enhanced Student Interprofessional Education through Clinical Teamwork). I am teaching students interprofessional education through clinic teamwork.

9/2015 - Present Professor with Tenure The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School, Comprehensive Dentistry, San Antonio, TX
3/2014 - Present Texas State Board of Dental Examiners Expert Review Panel Texas State Board of Dental Examiners, Austin, TX