ABC-7 Eyewitness News
meteorologist Sam Champion interviewed Dr. Ross Kerr, Assistant
Professor of Oral Medicine and Director of Special Patient Care
and Hospital Dentistry, about a patient whose early stage oral cancer
was identified during an oral cancer screening at NYUCD. The story
was broadcast in conjunction with a series of ABC-7 announcements
promoting the Oral Cancer Consortium’s annual free screening day
at NYUCD and other area healthcare institutions.
ABC-7 also interviewed Dr. Andrew
B. Schenkel, a Clinical Assistant Professor of Implant Dentistry,
about the Diagnodent® early caries detection system.
WNBC-TV Health and Science Editor
Dr. Max Gomez interviewed Clinical Professor of Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Neal Herman about a partial denture made at NYUCD for an eight-year-old
girl who was missing six of her baby teeth and was not developing
her permanent teeth.
WNBC-TV also interviewed Dr. Robert
S. Glickman, Professor and Chairman of the Dr. Anthony S. Mecca
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, about the dangers
National Geographic Channel’s “Mummy
Road Show” ran an acknowledgment of Dr. Andrew I. Spielman, Associate
Dean for Academic Affairs, citing his expertise in helping to determine
that oral cancer may have contributed to the death of a 16th century
monk – the mummy – whose remains were discovered in South America.
Telemundo broadcast an interview with
Dr. Gustavo D. Cruz, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology & Health
Promotion and Director of Public Health and Health Promotion, on
the underrepresentation of Hispanics in dentistry.
FOX-TV interviewed Assistant Professor
of Epidemiology and Health Promotion Dr. Stephanie Russell on tooth
The New Yorker reported Assistant
Professor of General Dentistry and Management Science Dr. Kenneth
L. Allen’s finding that chewing gum and CDs may help students master
dental anatomy. The story also ran in The National Education Association’s
publication, NEA Today, and in the Vancouver Sun,
the Ottawa Sun, and several other Canadian newspapers, including
the National Post, Calgary Herald, and Edmonton
The Wall Street Journal quoted Dr.
Dennis P. Tarnow, Professor and Chairman of the Dr. Arthur Ashman
Department of Implant Dentistry, in an article about poor aesthetic
Elle magazine featured Dr. Dennis
Tarnow and Dr. Larry Rosenthal, ‘72, in an article on aesthetic
Woman’s World cited NYUCD in a story
about fighting bad breath.
Dental Economics published an article
describing NYUCD’s new partnership with The Levin Group, a leading
U.S. practice management consulting firm (see
related story). Registered Dental Hygienist also ran
The Chicago Tribune quoted Dr. Timothy
Bromage, Adjunct Professor of Biomaterials and Biomimetics and of
Basic Science and Craniofacial Biology, in an article about the
connection between dietary changes and human jaw evolution. The
Sacramento Bee also ran the article.
Penthouse quoted Dr. Jeffrey Gurian,
Clinical Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Science and Urgent Care,
in an article about oral hygiene’s impact on sexual attractiveness.
HealthNewsDigest.com quoted Dr. Ngozi
N. Etufugh, a Clinical Assistant Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial
Surgery, in a feature on oral lichen planus. CNN Money also
ran the story.
AGD Impact quoted Dean Alfano in an
article describing how changes in dental education affect general
ADA News reported on NYUCD’s commemoration
of the 2004 Give Kids a Smile Day. The New York State Dental
Journal also ran the story.
The New York State Dental Journal
(NYSDJ) reported that Dr. Racquel Z. LeGeros, Professor of Biomaterials
and Biomimetics, and Leonard I. Linkow, Professor of Implant Dentistry,
received $2 million in NIH funding for osteopororis research. The
NYSDJ also reported that Dr. John Evans, Associate Professor of
Basic Science and Craniofacial Biology at NYUCD and of Chemistry
at NYU’s Graduate School of Arts and Science, has received three
federal nanotechnology grants totaling $795,000.
The New York State Dental Journal
also reported that NYUCD had received a $147,500 research infrastructure
planning grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial
Research (NIDCR) and had appointed Dr. Frederick A. Curro as Chief
of Pharmacotherapeutic Research at the Bluestone Center for Clinical
The New York Amsterdam News reported
that NYUCD has established a four-year scholarship to increase minority
representation in dentistry in the name of Gerald W. Deas, MD.
The New York State Dental Journal also carried the story.
Black Issues in Higher Education and
Latin Long Island reported that the NIDCR has awarded
NYUCD a $100,000 grant to establish an intensive research training
program for minority predoctoral dental students from NYU, Howard
University, Tuskegee University, and the University of Puerto Rico.
Dallas-Forth Worth Doctor of Dentistry
quoted Dean Alfano in an article about the importance of oral cancer
screening and treatment.
The Villager ran a profile of Dr.
Dianne Rekow, Professor of Basic Science and Craniofacial Biology
and Orthodontics and Director of Translational Research, which focused
on her role in training dental and medical students, dentists, and
other healthcare providers to play a role in national bioterrorism
preparedness. The Villager also ran a story on street artist
Tom Matt, who cited his painting of the exterior of NYUCD as one
of his favorite pieces.