Dr. Gloria Iwuala
Gloria Mosley Iwuala is native Houstonian who started her life journey out in the medical field where she has always found satisfaction. After dropping out of high school in the tenth grade she found herselfworking for St Joseph's Hospital in the fieldof Respiratory Therapy. She worked as an equipment each for one year and was then promoted to technician who treated patients. Once excitement was felt for helping people the desire grewto do something more In the medical field. But before progress was made, high school had to be completed. Taking the GEl) allowed one to take the certification in Respiratory Therapy then the desire to become registered was availab'e if you had at least two years of college This became a game plan but the waiting list was four years before any classes could be taken in this field therefore this brought about a change in the game plan. Majoring Biology and minoring in Chemistry began to look a lot better. One ofthe Biology instructors became aware of her potentials and directed her towards Dentistry. From there she found her life purpose because after graduating sujnma cum laude and valedictorian in 1978 she was accepted to UT Dental Houston and after graduating in 1982 she has worked for Southern Dental Associates for 33 years. Treating patients and helping those in pain or need has brought much satisfaction to her life purpose.