Meet Dr. Ronald L. Rhea

Dr. Rhea received his Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from the University of Texas in Austin and his Doctorate of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston.

Dr. Rhea has been very active in the organizations of dentistry and has served in many elected and appointed positions, including president of the Greater Houston Dental Society 1996-1997, Board of Directors of the Texas Dental Association 1999-2001, Vice President of the Texas Dental Association in 2001, President of the Texas Dental Association 2010-2011, , and as a Delegate of the TDA and the American Dental Association for many years. Dr. Rhea served on the American Dental Association Council on Dental Education and Licensure 2011-2013 and as Chairman of the Committee on Dental Education 2012-2013.

Dr. Rhea served several years as Chairman of the Department of Dentistry of Memorial Hermann Hospital-Memorial City, was nominated as Texas Academy of General Dentistry’s Texas Dentist of the Year in 2001 and 2006. Dr. Rhea is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists.

Dr. Rhea’s activities outside of dentistry include having served on the Board and as President of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Houston, having earned a 7th Degree Black Belt from the United States Judo Association, having completed three marathons and summiting Mount Rainier in Washington. His hobbies include woodworking, cooking and backpacking.

Dr. Rhea is most proud of his family. His wife since dental school, Kay, is a Crystal Apple Award winning sixth grade science teacher. Son Sean is a PhD computer scientists with Meraki Corp. in San Francisco and Sean’s wife Lucy Almers, MPH is a consulting data analyst with Kaiser Permanete studying gastrointestinal cancers. Youngest son, Darren has a MS in mathematics and studied for his PhD in mathematics at UC Berkeley. Darren works for Civitas Learning as a data analyst for online educational systems. Darren’s wife Anna Ayzenshtat has her MS in mathematics and works for GM corp. Darren and Anna live in Austin, Texas. Lastly, two blond lab perpetual puppies, Missy and Max, keep the house in a turmoil.

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