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Catherine M. Flaitz, D.D.S., M.S.

Distinguished Teaching Professor

Department of Diagnostic and Biomedical Sciences

UT Health Science Center at Houston

Teaching can be compared to the performing arts.

It demands expertise and immersion into the subject, genuine engagement of the audience, a believable storytelling quality and a passion for creating a stimulating environment. The goal is to leave the learners on the edge of their seats so they are hungry for more.