OMS alumni create award in Triplett’s name

April 6th, 2023

Drs. Cesar Guerrero and Marianela Gonzalez celebrate with Dr. R. “Gil” Triplett.


Texas A&M School of Dentistry’s Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery celebrated its 60th anniversary with a special reception at the combined annual meeting of the Southwest Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the Texas Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons March 29 – April 1 in The Woodlands, Texas.

During the celebration, Dr. R. Gilbert “Gil” Triplett was recognized for his distinguished service in oral and maxillofacial surgery. An award has been created in his name and will be presented to individuals in the future based on their contributions to the program or the OMS profession.

Triplett retired in September 2022 and was recently granted Regents Professor emeritus status.


— Kristen Tribe