03, on his selection as a 2000 Summer Dental Student Awardee
at the NIDCR. Jurak was selected from an elite group of applicants from
across the country to participate in an intensive, eight-week program.
During this period, he formulated and conducted a scientific experiment
relevant to oral pharyngeal cancer research, wrote his results as an abstract,
and presented the results at the NIH poster session.
Dr. Michael C. Alfano,
dean of NYUCD, on chairing a March 2001 NIH Consensus Development Conference
on Diagnosis and Management of Dental Caries Throughout Life. Added congratulations
to Dean Alfano on receiving the 2000 Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics
Achievement Award, the Special Section Award of the New York Section of
the American College of Dentists, and the Outstanding Editorial Award
presented by the American Student Dental Association (ASDA), and on being
the Renaissance Man of Dentistry in Healthstate, the magazine
of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
Ruben Cohen02, on his appointment as the ASDA- ADEA Student
Commissioner on the ADA Commission on Dental Accreditation (CDA). Ruben
is the only dental student in the U.S. to hold this position, which
represents the interests of students of dentistry, dental hygiene, dental
assisting, and dental laboratory technology at meetings of the CDA and
its committees. Ruben will serve a two-year term.
Dr. Amy David, instructor in cariology and operative dentistry, on
receiving a special commendation for excellence in teaching from the Class
Ms. Jill Fernandez-Wilson, clinical associate professor of pediatric
dentistry, on her appointment to the Secretary of the Navys 2001
National Naval Reserve Board, the Naval Reserves most prestigious
Dr. Ramon Galvan, 93, clinical assistant professor of general
dentistry and management science, on receiving a special commendation
for excellence in teaching from the Class of 2003.
Dr. David Glotzer, 58, clinical associate professor of cariology
and operative dentistry, on receiving a special commendation for excellence
in teaching from the Class of 2003.
Dr. Stuart M. Hirsch, 71, formerly associate dean for clinical
and international affairs, on his appointment as associate dean for international
affairs and development.
Ms. Novella Jones, formerly director of admissions, on her promotion
to assistant dean for student affairs and admissions.
Ms. Ilsa P. Klinghoffer, director of patient relations, on the
Broadway debut of her son Max Dworin in The Gathering, costarring Hal
Dr. Teresita Salgado,
clinical assistant professor of biomaterials and biomimetics and of prosthodontics,
on receiving a special commendation for excellence in teaching from the
Class of 2003.
Michael J. Spink, Class of 2001, on winning third prize in the
Sensodyne Dental Student Table Demonstrations at the Greater New York
Ms. Rita Startup, senior director of alumni development and special
events, on presenting a series of lectures on the Dos and
Donts of Alumni Relations at the NYU Institute for Philanthropy.
On the Publishing Front:
Dr. Stuart Froum, 70,
clinical professor of implant dentistry, on coauthoring A Comparative
Study Utilizing Open Flap Debridement With and Without Enamel Matrix Derivative
in the Treatment of Periodontal Intrabony Defects: A 12-Month Reentry
Study for the Journal of Periodontology. Dr. Froums coauthors
were Dr. Mea A. Weinberg, clinical associate professor of periodontics,
Dr. Edwin Rosenberg, clinical professor of implant dentistry, and Dr.
Dennis Tarnow, 72, professor and chair of the Ashman Department
of Implant Dentistry.
Dr. Laurance Jerrold, 75, associate professor of orthodontics
and director of the Advanced Education Program in Orthodontics, on coauthoring
Advertising, Commercialism, and Professionalism: A History of the
Ethics of Advertising in Dentistry for the Journal of the American
College of Dentists. Dr. Jerrolds coauthor was Dr. Hengameh Karkhanechi,
a second-year student in the Advanced Education Program in Orthodontics.
Dr. Yon H. Lai, 89, on
coauthoring Uprighting Molars with Twisted Superelastic Nickel Titanium
Wires, for the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics. Dr. Lais coauthors
included Dr. May Chu, Advanced Education Program in Orthodontics Class
of 2000, and Dr. T.V. Vijayaraghavan, associate professor of biomaterials
and biomimetics. Dr. Lai also coauthored Eruption of Impacted Canines
with an Australian Helical Archwire for the Journal of Clinical
Orthodontics. His coauthors included Dr. Christine Hauser, visiting assistant
professor of orthodontics.
Dr. Todd H. Lerner, 84, clinical associate professor of prosthodontics,
on coauthoring Quantitative Sensory Nerve Conduction Threshold (sNCT)
Evaluation of the Trigeminal Nerve at the Mental Foramen Area
for the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. Dr. Lerners coauthors were
Dr. Gary R. Goldstein, 69, professor of prosthodontics and director
of the Advanced Education Program in Prosthodontics, and Dr. Eugene Hittelman,
associate professor of epidemiology and health promotion.
Dr. Douglas E. Morse, assistant professor of epidemiology and health
promotion, on coauthoring Annual Per Capita Apparent Consumption
of Tobacco Products in the United States: 1900-1990 for Preventive
Dr. Denise C. Murphy,
clinical associate professor of general dentistry and management science,
on coauthoring Mobile Health Units: Design and Implementation Considerations
for the Journal of the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses.
Dr. Murphys coauthors included Ilsa P. Klinghoffer, director of
patient services, Jill Fernandez-Wilson, clinical associate professor
of pediatric dentistry, and Dr. Linda R. Rosenberg, 75, associate
professor and chairman of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry. Added
congratulations to Professor Fernandez-Wilson on receiving a special commendation
for teaching from the Class of 2003.
Dr. Caroline Nup,
assistant professor of endodontics,
on coauthoring Quantitation of Catecholamines in Inflamed Human
Dental Pulp by High-Performance Liquid Chromatography for the Journal
of Endodontics. Dr. Nups coauthors included Dr. Paul Rosenberg,
62, professor and chairman of the Dr. I. N. and Sally Quartararo
Department of Endodontics, director of the Advanced Education Program
in Endodontics, and associate dean for postgraduate programs and Dr. Harald
Linke, professor emeritus of microbiology. Added kudos to Dr. Rosenberg
on delivering a lecture entitled Future Strategies in Endodontics:
Pain Control at the 2001 annual session of the American Association
of Endodontics in New Orleans.
Dr. Milton Palat, 72,
associate professor of periodontics and director of predoctoral periodontics,
on coauthoring Desensitization: Strengths and Limitations of its
Use in Dentistry for the Patient with Severe and Profound Mental Retardation
and The Appropriate Use of Physical Restraint: Considerations
for The ASDC Journal of Dentistry for Children.
Dr. Jonathan A. Ship, professor of basic science and craniofacial
biology and of oral medicine and director of the Bluestone Center for
Clinical Research, on coauthoring Management of Systemic Diseases
and Chronic Impairments in Older Adults: Oral Health Considerations
for General Dentistry and Determination of Variation of Stimulated
Salivary Flow Rates for the Journal of Dental Research.
Dr. David A. Sirois,
associate professor of oral medicine and diagnostic science and urgent
care, chairman of the Department
of Oral Medicine, and acting chairman of the Department of Diagnostic
Science and Urgent Care, on coauthoring Valvular Heart Disease
and Changing Oral Care Needs in the United States: The Continuing
Need for Oral Medicine for Oral Surgery, Medicine and Pathology.
Dr. Francis F. Tung,
assistant professor of prosthodontics, on coauthoring Use of a Componer
in Class V Restoration: A Microleakage Study for Quintessance International.
Dr. Tungs coauthors were Dr. Denise Estafan, assistant professor
of biomaterials and biomimetics and of prosthodontics, and Dr. Warren
Scherer, 63, professor of general dentistry and management science
and of prosthodontics and associate head of the Division of Reconstructive
and Comprehensive Care. Dr. Tung also coauthored In vitro Microleakage
Study of a Condensable and Flowable Composite Resin for General
Dentistry. His coauthors again included Dr. Estafan. Dr. Scherer was also
interviewed recently by Teen Magazine about the effectiveness of whitening
toothpastes and overnight gels.