UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Alexander, Peggy Putnam

Dental School
Periodontics
(210) 567-3361
alexanderp2@uthscsa.edu

Dr. Alexander received a B.S. degree from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, in 1960, along with a certificate in Dental Hygiene from the University of Alabama School of Dentistry, Birmingham. After practicing Dental Hygiene for several years, she matriculated at Meharry Medical College, School of Dentistry, Nashville, TN, graduating with a DDS degree in 1981.

Dr. Alexander then became a commissioned officer in a branch of the Uniformed Services, the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) and was assigned to the Barrio Comprehensieve Health Center in San Antonio to rpovide dental services to underserved person in San Antonio. Seeking to ensure that high quality specialty dental services were made available to these worthy patients, she established a liaison between various specialties at UTHSCSA School of Dentistry and the Barrio Clinic.

6/2010 - Present Clinical Professor The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Comprehensive Dentistry, San Antonio, TX
8/2008 - Present Research Associate The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Periodontics, San Antonio, TX