UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Mungia, Rahma

Dental School
Comprehensive Dentistry
(210) 562-5685
mungia@uthscsa.edu

Dr. Rahma Mungia BDS, MSc, DDPHRCS, is a general dentist and an assistant professor in the Department of Periodontics. Dr. Mungia has a masters degree in public health dentistry which provides her the research expertise in population-based dentistry, oral health surveillance, policy development, community-based disease prevention and health promotion. She also serves as the co-director for South Texas Oral Health Network (Community Translation Science Award) and the Deputy Director Southwest Region of the National Dental PBRN. These networks have succeeded in engaging private dental practitioners in 5 states across US. Dr. Mungia is committed to the mission of UTHSCSA and serving communities across this region.

4/2011 - Present Deputy Director Southwest Region (National Dental Practice-Based Research Network) and Research Faculty University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Peridontics, San Antonio, TX
5/2008 - Present Co-Director South Texas Oral Health Network (Community Engagement CTSA) and Research Faculty University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Peridontics, San Antonio, TX
10/2005 - Present Assistant Professor/Research and Other University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Peridontics, San Antonio, TX