Dr. Aubrey O. Dent, Jr. (j. 2/1960; d. 2014) and Carol Dent married at All Souls in 1963, when the couple finished college at Howard University. After graduating from Howard, Dent went on to earn a medical degree from Howard in 1968 before relocating with Carol to San Francisco to complete a psychiatry residency at Mount Zion Hospital. He then established a private practice in general psychiatry, which he maintained for 26 years. He later assumed a position at a state prison medical facility in Vacaville, from which he retired in 2009.
At the time of his death, Dr. Dent served as an associate clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine.
He was a past president of both the Golden Gate Medical Association and the John Hale Medical Society and was affiliated with Black Psychiatrists of America and the National Medical Association.