Dr. David N. Levy Apponted Assistant Professor of Basic Science and Craniofacial Biology
Dr. David N. Levy, an authority on the role recombination plays in HIV evolution, has been appointed an Assistant Professor of Basic Science and Craniofacial Biology. Dr. Levy holds a PhD in immunology from the University of Pennsylvania, and previously served as a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
The recipient of an Elizabeth Glazer Pediatric AIDS Foundation Scholar Award, Dr. Levy holds several patents for technology developed to test compounds that may inhibit HIV. Dr. Levy’s research focuses on the role of “parent” viruses and recombination in the evolution of HIV (see related article).
Dr. William R. Katz Appointed Clinical Assistant Professor of Cariology and Comprehensive Care and Group Practice Coordinator
Dr. William R. Katz, Class of 1969, has been appointed a Clinical Assistant Professor of Cariology and Comprehensive Care and a Group Practice Coordinator. Dr. Katz, who previously served as a Clinical Assistant Professor
of Hospital Dentistry at Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine, is a
Past President of the Suffolk County Dental Society.