Dr. Garcia named new dean

August 17th, 2022
Dr. Lily Garcia

Dr. Lily Garcia

After an extensive search, new leadership for Texas A&M School of Dentistry has been selected. Dr. Lily T. Garcia will assume her new role as dean of the school this October.

Garcia comes to the dental school from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where she has served as dean and professor of the School of Dental Medicine. She also has held leadership roles in the dental schools of other institutions, including the University of Iowa, the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Garcia is an alumna of Baylor College of Dentistry.

She was announced as the school’s new dean in a letter from Dr. Timothy Scott, Texas A&M’s interim provost and executive vice president, published on Aug. 16. Read the full announcement here.

— Caleb Vierkant