(DALLAS) — Dr. Stephen Griffin, professor and director of clinics at the Texas A&M Health Science Center Baylor College of Dentistry, received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Education and Mentorship at the HSC Academic Convocation Jan. 16 in College Station.

The award was presented by Nancy W. Dickey, M.D., President of the Texas A&M Health Science Center and Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs for the Texas A&M University System, at the Leonore and Walter Annenberg Presidential Conference Center in the George Bush Library Complex at Texas A&M University.

Presidential Awards for Excellence are presented by the HSC to individuals or groups who personify servant leadership in the areas of community outreach, health care services and delivery, research, institutional enhancement, education and mentorship, and administrative support.

A graduate of the dental school, Dr. Griffin joined HSC-BCD’s faculty as a clinical assistant professor in restorative sciences in 1999. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, Dallas County Dental Society and the American Dental Education Association. Additionally, he serves on various committees for the HSC and College.

Founded in 1905, Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas is a component of the Texas A&M Health Science Center. HSC-BCD is a nationally recognized center for oral health sciences education, research, specialized patient care and continuing dental education.

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