Spring 2006 Table of Contents
Spring 2006
Table of Contents

Nurturing Our Profession
Message from the Dean

Philanthropy and Dental Education
Seeing the Big Picture: Dr. Art Dugoni Discusses His Vision for a National Effort to Support Dental Education

Our Legacy, Our Future Campaign Partners

We Must Secure Our Profession Through Philanthropy
Dr. Cecile Feldman and Dr. Richard Haught

Why I Give: Dr. Alex Mikhailov, Class of 1988

The Evolution of Philanthropy at NYUCD
Assistant Dean Rita Startup

Why We Give: Tarnow Wing for Periodontology and Implant Dentistry to Open at NYUCD

Research in Focus
College of Dentistry Moves Up to Sixth Place on National Research List

Inside the PEARL Network

Dentistry Professor Examines the Role of “Parent” Viruses and Recombination in the Evolution of HIV

Bluestone Center Offers Patients Special Treatment

New Study Reveals Promising Osteoporosis Treatment
Mr. Christopher James

New Nanocomposite Provides More Consistent Bone Regeneration

Research Day 2006

Recruiting the Best
Dr. David N. Levy, Dr. William R. Katz

Promoting Our Own
Dr. Anthony M. Palatta, Dr. Manju K. Gopinathan, Ms. Rosemary D. Hays, Dr. Mazen Natour, Dr. Michael Turner

International Partners in Health
Students Take the Lead in Nicaragua Outreach

Destination Dubai

Dominican Republic Outreach Set to Celebrate 10th Anniversary

Return to Jamaica

Focus on International Faculty

North African and Middle-East Students Talk About Life at NYUCD

Grants and Philanthropy
Donors Honored

Jonas Center Grant Will Support New Nursing Faculty Practice

New Grant Will Examine the Effects of Immigration on Oral Health

The Levin Report
Methodology as a Tool for Change
Dr. Roger P. Levin

NYUCD in the News

News from the College

Nursing Clinic to Open at NYUCD

Colleges of Dentistry and Nursing Launch Evidence-Based Practice Program

Inaugural Robert N. Eskow NYU Implant Dentistry Award Presented

NYUCD Students Lead First New York City Oral Cancer Walk

Oral Cancer Consortium Sponsors Eighth Annual Screening

NYU Chapter of ASDA Issues a Call to Action on Oral Cancer:
The Future is in OUR Hands

For Young Patients, a Trip to the Dentist Now Includes a Visit with a Nutritionist
Ms. Debra Weinstein

Keeping Kids Safe: NYU Provides Free Dental IDs for New York Youngsters

Visit Our New Website

Public Funding, Private Orthodontic Care, Academic Peer Review: A Recipe for Success

The New York State Dental Journal Looks for Diversity and Finds It at NYUCD

Quartararo Department of Endodontics Launches Online Curriculum Enrichment Course

HBO’s Sopranos Shoots at NYUCD

Global Oral Health: Why Does It Matter?
A Conversation with Dr. Poul Erick Petersen

NYUCD Hosts LSU Students Displayed by Katrina

NYUCD Is First Dental School to Exhibit Tomorrow’s Dental Office – Today!

NYUCD Proud to Support “Emergency Preparedness: Responding to Catastrophes & Bioterrorism”

Celebrating Our Community

Dr. Joan A. Phelan Awarded University’s Highest Teaching Honor

Ms. Regina T. Peña Awarded NYU’s Highest Administrative Honor

Ms. Emilie Godfrey is a Violet Award Winner

Dr. Dianne Rekow Elected AADR President

Professor Jill Fernandez-Wilson Completes 30 Years of Naval Service

American Museum of Natural History to Exhibit Dr. Timothy Bromage’s “Lucy”

Delta Dental Student Leadership Awards Go to Four from NYUCD

Dentistry Professor Teaches Ethics to Arts and Science Students

NYUCD is a Double First-Place Winner in ADEA Open Membership Challenge

NYU Team Lobbies Capitol Hill on Dean’s Advocacy Day

A Round of ADEA Distinctions for NYUCD Faculty and Administrators

NYUCD Presents Longer-Term Service Awards

NYUCD Students Receive President’s Service and International Student Leadership Awards

Colleges of Dentistry and Nursing Celebrate Graduations

International Implant Program Student Wins First Prize at Academy of Osseointegration Meeting

Student Volunteers Get Creative

Dr. Michèle Landolt is Eighth Annual Litvak Fellowship Recipient

Two Who Made a Difference are Retiring: Assistant Dean Novella Jones and Dr. Stan Dawkins

Congratulations to:

Focus on Alumni

In Remembrance