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The NYU Oral Cancer RAAHP Center: An Update After Seven Years of NIH Funding Featuring Clinically Relevant Findings
In 2001, as part of a national effort to redress disparities in our nation’s health, the National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) at NIH awarded an $8.3M, seven-year grant to the NYU College of Dentistry to establish the NYU Oral Cancer RAAHP (Research on Adolescent and Adult...
NYU Dental Student Retention Approaches 100 Percent
In the past several years, the NYU College of Dentistry has increased its DDS student retention rate exponentially, with the current retention rate for NYU dental students at nearly 100 percent. To put this in context, while the national attrition rate is between three and four percent, NYUCD’s attrition...
Litvak Prosthodontics Wing Dedicated at NYU College of Dentistry
With family and friends looking on, Harold and Sheila Litvak joined Dr. Charles N. Bertolami, the Herman Robert Fox Dean of the NYU College of Dentistry, last June to cut the ribbon that officially dedicated the Harold and Sheila Litvak Prosthodontics Wing. “The name Harold Litvak is synonymous with...
NYU Sponsors International Symposium on Apatites and Correlative Biomaterials
Dr. Racquel Z. LeGeros, Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Biomaterials & Biomimetics and Linkow Professor of Implant Dentistry, was the principal organizer, and NYU College of Dentistry was the principal sponsor, of the September 2008 Fourth International Symposium on Apatites and Correlative...
Living the American Dream and Giving Back: A Major Gift from Dr. Jan Linhart, ’79, Establishes the NYU Linhart Continuing Dental Education Program
Dr. Jan Linhart has lived the American dream. Born in Prague, Czechoslovakia, he emigrated to the US at age 13 with his family, who were fleeing both a communist regime and memories of life under the Nazis. During World War II, Dr. Linhart’s mother, now in her 90s, whom he calls the “ultimate survivor,”...
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