University of Texas Health Center San Antonio (UTHSCSA) Dental School Implements IMEP's Medical Emergency Preparedness Program for Students and Faculty

Top Quote The Institute of Medical Emergency Preparedness (IMEP) is pleased to announce that it will be providing medical emergency preparedness for the University of Texas Health Center San Antonio (UTHSCSA) faculty and students beginning this year. UTHSCSA is implementing IMEP's Medical Emergency Program into the curriculum, they are the first dental school to partner with IMEP in such an endeavor. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) October 06, 2010 - HATTIESBURG, MS - Dr. Christopher Rothman, co-founder of IMEP stated, "We are extremely pleased that the UTHSCSA Dental School would join forces with us and we look forward to a long-term relationship that will benefit faculty and students now, and give them a useful tool to assist in their transition after graduation into practice. I see this as a model program for all dental schools to adopt to complement their existing curriculum and training on medical emergencies. The IMEP program is an excellent complement and will enhance what dental schools have in place and are teaching right now."

    About UTHSCSA
    The Dental School at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio was founded in 1970 and graduated its first class of 14 members in 1974. Today, the Dental School graduates over 90 dentists a year, professionals who serve their communities and make lives better for their many patients. Though we are a young school, we have reached many heights in our 38 years and the best is still to come. With nearly 200 dedicated faculty members in 10 fields of study, we are on the cutting edge of both oral health research and delivery of patient care. The Dental School is a dynamic place where students, faculty and staff come together to share knowledge and skills that will benefit patients in Texas, the U.S. and across the globe. For more information, please visit

    About IMEP
    IMEP is an innovative leader for dental healthcare professionals and their team members in preparing for medical emergencies within the dental field. IMEP is recognized by national and state organizations and associations across the United States as the preferred provider of medical emergency preparedness. The goal of IMEP is to make Medical Emergency Preparedness a core competency in every dental office; and through enabling education, prepare the dental healthcare professional and their team to respond calmly, effectively and efficiently during the extremely critical time period between the onset of an emergency incident and the arrival of EMS professionals. These skills may be the difference in the life of a patient and the preservation of your practice. For more information, please visit