Summer 2002
Table of Contents

Message from the Dean
  NYUCD's Commitment to Research Has Never Been Stronger
News from the College
  Former Mayor David N. Dinkins Delivers Graduation 2002 Keynote Address
  A Harlem State of Mind
  New "Ask Your Dentist" Program
Practicing for LifeSM
  Recycling and E-ZPASS
  Building a Research Engine Designed to Go the Distance by Dr. Louis Terracio
  Making Hearts Throb
  Cracking Cancer's Codes by Dr. Kathleen Walsh Kinnally
  Mastering the Mysteries of Taste and Smell Disorders by Dr. Andrew I. Spielman
  Finding Clues to Caries and More in DNA: Dr. Page W. Caufield
  A Spectacular Research Day
International Partners in Health
  The Japanese and Chinese Nexus by Dr. Andrew I. Spielman
  A Semester Abroad - From New York to Copenhagen by Dr. Menka Sinha
Recruiting the Best
  Dr. Dianne Rekow and Dr. Van P. Thompson
More of the Best
Grants and Philanthropy
  NYUCD Receives $1 Million - Plus NIH Grant to Study Why Precancerous Cells Become Cancer
  Starr Foundation Renews Support For Smiling Faces, Going Places
  NYUCD Receives $150,000 Gift From the Estate of Mrs. Viola Odenheimer
  A Gift in Memory of Dr. Leonard J. Zweifler, '53
  The Magic of Planned Giving
  Dr. Cuchel and Dr. Kane Host Reception Honoring Dean Alfano
  Major Donors Honored
  Super Center Update
Applause! Applause! Faculty, Student, Alumni, and Staff News
  Dr. Anthony T. Vernillo Awarded University's Highest Teaching Honor
  Mr. Glenn Marrus Awarded University's Highest Administrative Honor
  Ms. Marie Bien-Aimee and Ms. Maria DeAcetis Win Violet Awards
  A Thank-You From President Clinton
  First Administrators Retreat
  Dr. Dong Wong Park Receives Fourth Annual Litvak Fellowship
  ASDA Members Lobby Capitol Hill
  Emilie Godfrey Is First "RAAHP"er of the Year Awardee
  Time Well Spent: A Harvard Student at NYUCD by Susan Han
  Celebrating Our Community
Focus on Alumni
  The Pride of NYUCD
  In Remembrance
  Emeril Live!
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