• August 4, 2016
UIC College of Dentistry Dr. Enrique Huacuja

Dr. Enrique Huacuja now is Director of Sterilization at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry. He reports to Robin Waner, Director of Clinics. Dr. Huacuja has been with the College since 2009 as a Dental Assistant in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

In his new role, Dr. Huacuja noted, he directs the sterilization team, manages inventory and supplies for the DMD and DMD-AS program, and supports the pre-patient care program.

“I hope to continue Robin Waner’s legacy of providing outstanding service to our students and faculty,” Dr. Huacuja said. “I want to be able to maximize the use of technology to enhance the customer experience for both internal and external clients.

“I have been working at UIC for seven years, and I look forward to contributing to the College in a different capacity,” he added.

Dr. Huacuja earned his DMD degree from Justo Sierra University in Mexico City and his Master’s degree in Health Informatics from Walden University. He was in general practice in Mexico City until moving to the United States in 2007. In Algonquin, IL, and Chicago, he has worked as a dental assistant. Dr. Huacuja also is a faculty member in the Department of Restorative Dentistry.

To read this article in the publication Word of Mouth, go to goo.gl/9M1jqD.

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