NYUCD Students Lobby Capitol Hill
On March 14, more than 80 students representing 26 dental schools participated
in the Third Annual ADEA/ASDA Dental Student Lobby Day on Capitol Hill and
met with 100 congressional officers to advocate for issues of importance
to dental education and the dental profession. Participating students from
NYUCD included (from left) Timothy Lynch, ’01, Ruben Cohen, ’01, Michael
Gelfman, ’01, Vera Tang, ’00, and Garrett Weston, ’00.
International Specialty Program Students Honored
Students in the one-year Specialty Training Program for International
Dentists enjoyed a reception in their honor in July to mark the completion
of their program requirements. Over 200 students and their families celebrated
with faculty members and staff before saying farewell to the United States
and to one another as they prepared to leave for home.
Dr. Larry Salman Retires
After more than 40 years of service to the College, most recently as professor
and chairman of the Mecca Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and
head of the Division of Surgical Sciences, Dr. Lawrence Salman has retired.
Last June friends and colleagues gathered at the NYU Club to toast Larry
as a newly minted professor emeritus and wish him and his wife Roz happiness
and fulfillment in the years ahead.
Good Old Summertime
Summer got off to a swinging start for the NYUCD community at a bash hosted
by Dean Alfano in June for all students, faculty, and staff. With the
faculty/staff parking lot transformed by a festive tent and dance floor,
carnival prizes, and great barbecue, the mood was as high as the 90 degree