UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Mealey, Brian L

Dental School
(210) 567-3567

Dr. Brian Mealey is the Graduate Program Director and Director of the Specialist Division in the Department of Periodontics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Dental School. He received his DDS in 1983 from UTHSCSA, his MS degree from UTHSCSA in 1990, and his certificate in Periodontics in 1990 from Wilford Hall Air Force Medical Center at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Mealey served over 21 years on active duty in the United States Air Force, including positions as the Chairman of the Department of Periodontics at Wilford Hall Medical Center, the Program Director of the U.S. Air Force Periodontics Residency, and the Chief Military Consultant in Periodontics to the Air Force Surgeon General. Dr. Mealey has published extensively in the scientific literature, with an emphasis on inter-relationships between oral and systemic health. He is co-editor and author of the textbooks Periodontics: Medicine, Surgery and Implants (2004, Elsevier Publishing), and Periodontal Medicine (2000, B.C. Decker Publishing). Dr. Mealey is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He has served organized dentistry at regional and national levels for many years. Dr. Mealey is a consultant to the American Dental Association Council on Scientific Affairs and to the Commission on Dental Accreditation. He has served as a Director of the American Board of Periodontology and is currently a Consultant to the Board. He has also served as a Trustee of the American Academy of Periodontology and as President of the Southwest Society of Periodontists.

9/2008 - Present Professor and Professor with Tenure UTHSCSA, Periodontics, San Antonio, TX
9/2006 - Present Graduate Program Director and Director of Specialist Division University of Texas Health Science Center, Periodontics, San Antonio, TX
8/2005 - Present Appointment as Associate Staff University Health System, San Antonio, TX