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CURRICULUM VITAE
2004- Certified Correctional Health Provider

1998 Squadron Officer School (Correspondence Program)

1995-96 Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency
Certificate of Training in Conscious Intravenous Sedation
Certificate of Training in Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Conscious
Sedation 11th Medical Group, Bolling AFB Washington DC

1995 (July) Military Indoctrination for Medical Service Officers
Air University, Officer Training School, Maxwell AFB, Alabama

1995 D.D.S., The University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center Dental Branch

1991 M.P.H., The University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center School of Public Health
Major: Disease Control

1989 B.S., The University of Texas, Pan American, Edinburg, TX
Major: Biology – Minor: Chemistry

1985 Diploma of Higher Secondary Education
Jan Van Ruusbroeck College, Brussels, Belguim

POSITIONS HELD

2010-2012- Honorary Commander 359th Dental Squadron, Randolph AFB, TX                                                         

2008-Present- Ambassador to the Nation Health Service Corps, Department of Health and Human Services, United States of America                        

2008-Present- Confounder and Vice President of Operations, Tejas Smiles, Inc.                                               

2004-Present -- President Tejas Correctional Dental Care, P.A.

2004-Present -- Private Practice in Comprehensive Family and Esthetic Dentistry New Braunfels, TX

2000-2004 Major USAF Dental Corps General Dental Officer

1999-2000 Adjunct faculty in the appointment of Clinical Assistant Professor Department of Community Dentistry The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

1998-2000 National Health Service Corps (NHSC) / US Public Health Service Department of Health and Human Services, Private Practice Assignment at Somerset Family Clinic (El Centro Del Barrio, Inc) San Antonio, TX
Staff Dentist

1998-Present-Dentist ( The GEO Group, Formerly WCC),Karnes Country Correctional Center,Karnes City, TX

1995-98 Captain USAF Dental Corps, General dental officer

1994 (July) Extern- Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, The University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center
Dental Branch

1990-1991 Graduate Assistant, Center for Disease Control, The University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center School of Public Health

1988-1989- Resident Assistant Troxell Hall Dormatories The University of Texas Pan American, Edinburg,Texas                                                                                                                                                

1986-89 Tutor General Chemistry, Learning Resource Center,  The University of Texas, Pan American, Edinburg, TX

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE

1991-95 Tennis Instructor
The University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center

1985-86 Tennis Counselor
John Newcomb’s Tennis Ranch
Competitive Edge International Tennis Academy,
New Braunfels, TX

MILITARY EXPERIENCE

2010-2012- Honorary Commander 359th Dental Squadron, Randolph AF                                                         

2000-04 Deputy Flight Commander, Medical Center Dental Services, Willford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, TX

1996-98 Staff, General Dental Officer, Dept of Comprehensive Dentistry,
Mackown Dental Clinic, Wilford Hall Medical Center
Lackland AFB, TX
OIC, Mackown Dental Clinic, Quality Control, Peer –review
OIC, Mackown Dental Clinic, Radiology
OIC, Mackown Dental Clinic, Library
Monitor BP-Med consults, Mackown Dental Clinic
Advisor Dental Records Management Committee

1995-96 Resident, AEGD Residency
11th Medical Group, Bolling AFB, Washington DC

AWARDS AND HONORS

1995 American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Award
For outstanding achievements and performance in undergraduate
Oral and Maxillofacial surgery
American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Award
For exemplary aptitude and achievement in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
Houston Sigma Kappa Foundation Geriatric Dentistry Award

1990-91 National Institute of Health, Public Health Traineeship
The University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center
School of Public Health

1986-89 Athletic Scholarship (Tennis)
The University of Texas, Pan American, Edinburg, TX

1987-88 Scholastic All-American Collegiate Award

1986-88 National Dean’s List

1987-89 Thomas Crothers Academic Scholarship
The University of Texas, Pan American, Ediburg, TX

1986-88 Honors Program Scholarship
The University of Texas, Pan American, Edinburg, TX

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

2004- National Commission on Correctional Health Care

2004- American Correctional Association

2004- Texas Dental Association

2004- River District Dental Society

2002- American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

2000- Academy of General Dentistry

1995- American Dental Association

1991-95 American Student Dental Association

1996- American Academy of Oral Pathology

1989-91 American Public Health Association

COMMITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS

2006- New Braunfels/ Comal County Crime Stoppers

2005- Comal County Citizens Sheriff’s Academy Alumni Association

2004- Rotary International

2000-04 Member Clinical Performance Assessment and Improvement
Committee Wilford Hall Medical Center

1998-00 Member Infection Control and Safety Committee
El Centro Del Barrio, Inc.

1997-98 Advisor Dental Records Management Committee
59th Medical Wing/Lackland AFB

1990-91 Student Representative on the Financial Aid Committee
The University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center
School Of Public Health

1989-91 School of Public Health Organization

PRESENTATIONS AND TABLE CLINICS

November 2010, AGD Impact Vol. 38, No. 11, Behind Bars; Dentistry's Role in the Correctional Health Care System.                                                                                                                                                                                

1996- The Tri-Service Dental Society
26th Annual Meeting, US Naval Academy
Guided Tissue Regeneration in Conjunction with Dental Implants
District of Columbia Dental Society
64th Annual Meeting, Washington DC
Guided Tissue Regeneration in Conjunction with Dental Implants

1990- 41st Annual Meeting of Diseases in Nature Transmissible to Man
Houston, TX
Salmonella Contamination in Retail Chicken Parts
O.J. Haerens, R.K. Guthrie
The University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center
School of Public Health

HOSPITAL PRIVILEGES

2004-Present- Active privileges at CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital, New Braunfels

2000-04 Regular Privileges-Active Medical Staff Appointments
Wilford Hall Medical Center

1997-98 Regular Privileges-Active Medical Staff Appointments
Wilford Hall Medical Center

1996-97 Regular Privileges-Initial Medical Staff Appointments
Wilford Hall Medical Center
Other Activities and Involvement
Assistant Tennis Coach and Member of 59th Med Wing Intramural
Tennis team
Volunteer Children’s National Dental Month (Dental Screenings
Lackland I.S.D. students)
Recruiting for USAF Dental Corps (UT-Dental Branch, Houston
UT-Dental School, San Antonio)
Participation retirement parade for Lieutenant General
Edgar R. Anderson, Jr., the Air Force Surgeon General
Keyworker Combined Federal Campaign (1997)

SPECIAL SKILLS
Fluent in the following languages:
Dutch, English, French, German, Spanish

 


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