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Texas A&M Health Science Center Baylor College Of Dentistry Employee Profile

Dr. Jenny He

 Dr. Jenny He

Dr. Jenny He, assistant professor in endodontics, joined the Texas A&M Health Science Center Baylor College of Dentistry faculty in 2003. Known for her superb teaching abilities and playful sense of humor, she is rarely seen without her infectious smile.

Hometown: Shenyang, China.  It is the largest city in Northeast China, famous for its big factories, the Imperial Palace and soccer.    

Place I'd like to live/retire: Pacific Northwest, or anywhere with diverse culture, good food and great outdoors

Role model: My PhD mentor and the program director in my residency – they taught me that you can be fair, gentle and effective at the same time.

Personal motto: Treat others the way you want to be treated.

Best thing about my job or BCD:
the intellectual stimulation from interacting with students and colleagues

Career highlight: yet to come

If I weren’t at BCD, I’d …:
be a professional chef, or just be home playing with my kids.

Life philosophy: Be kind, caring for others, be able to laugh at yourself.

Pet peeve: mean people, drivers who don’t signal

Favorite vacation destination: Coastal New England

Dream car: Honda Odyssey minivan – already driving it!

Favorite hobby: cooking

Word that best describes me: easygoing

Favorite comfort food: ice cream

Top two passions: family, friends

What my colleagues say about me:

Dr. Gerald Glickman, professor and chair of endodontics: Dr. He is a superb teacher and I am so pleased she is with us at Baylor. She plays multiple roles within the department including coordinating research efforts among the graduate students, directing the D3 course in endodontics and supervising clinical treatment. Dr. He is a great role model for those aspiring toward a career in academic dentistry.

Dr. Jordan Schweitzer, assistant clinical professor in endodontics: Dr. He's bright smile and quick wit is the perfect foible to the "grumpy old men" of the endo department. Her knowledge of endodontic biology and microbiology is amazing. She is a real asset to Baylor.

Dr. Robert White, assistant professor of endodontics: Dr. He and I have been colleagues for one year now.  She has an impressive grasp of endodontics and enviable teaching skills.  She is invaluable to our department and to Baylor College of Dentistry.