UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Parma, Rita Renee

Dental School
Comprehensive Dentistry
(210) 567-3533
parma@uthscsa.edu

Dr. Rita Parma is an Assistant Professor at the UTHSCSA Dental School in the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry. She has been with the HSC since 1991 and is a graduate of the HSC Dental School.
She currently is the Director of Supplemental Education and Assistant Course Director of Dental Anatomy , Course director of the Freshman hand-skill selective, and serves as an assistant group leader.
She has been appointed as a Champion for Evidence Based Dentistry for the American Dental Association and serves on the American Dental Education Associations Commission on change and innovation.
Dr. Parma is a reviewer for the Journal of Operative Dentistry as well as the Journal of Dental Education. She is active as a sponsor for the American Association for Women Dentists and serves on the Steering Committee for the Student Chapter of the Academy of General Dentistry.
Other teaching responsibilities include involvement in Dental Early Admissions Program (DEAP), International Dentist Education Program (IDEP), and Critically Appraised Topics program (CATS).

6/2010 - Present Assistant Professor UTHSCSA, Comprehensive Dentistry, San Antonio, TX