(DALLAS) — Dr. Eric Solomon, executive director of Institutional Research for the Texas A&M Health Science Center, received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Administrative Support 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 member of the HSC-Baylor College of Dentistry administration since 1992, Dr. Solomon earned a bachelor’s degree in geography and a master’s degree in economic geography from the University of Maryland-College Park before receiving his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) from the University of Maryland-Baltimore in 1979. He also is certified in advanced general dentistry, conflict mediation and geographic information systems.

Dr. Solomon has received the President’s Award for Service and the Service Recognition Award from the Texas Dental Association. He has delivered numerous national and international presentations and published more than 100 articles in refereed journals. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, Dallas County Dental Society, American Dental Education Association and the Association for Institutional Research.

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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