UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

English, Dana Kiefer

Dental School
(210) 567-3814

1980 received Dental Hygiene Certificate from the UT Health Science Center
2004 earned BS in Dental Hygiene from East Tennessee State University
2009 completed MS in Dental Hygiene from UT Health Science Center.
Currently earning doctorates degree in educational leadership specializing in technology
Prior to joining the department of Dental Hygiene in 2008, Dana was employed in private practice over for 30 years with her last three years of private practice as a dental hygienist in a geriatric dental practice.
Danas responsibilities in the dental hygiene department include clinical teaching, undergrad classes such as Dental Materials, online teaching of BS completion and graduate classes.
In addition to teaching, Dana has been guest speaker at numerous conferences and planning committees concentrating on Geriatrics where her true passion lies.
Research focus is in Geriatrics. Dana is currently working on developing a curriculum for Undergrad and Graduate dental hygienist wanting to specialize in Geriatrics; in addition to developing a Continuing Education course for currently practicing dental hygienist wanting to focus on the geriatric patient.

9/2008 - Present Clinical Instructor University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Dental Hygiene, San Antonio, TX