Summer 2003 Table of Contents     

Summer 2003

Table of Contents

Message from the Dean
Special Guest Editorial
  Diabetes and Oral Health: A Call to Action
by Dr. D. Walter Cohen
  Systemic Effects of Destructive Periodontal Diseases
by Dr. Ron G. Craig
Practicing for LifeSM
  The Dentist's Role in Managing the Diabetic Patient
by Dr. Anthony T. Vernillo
News from the College
  Dean Alfano Appoints Advisory Council
  Thousands Cheer the Class of 2003: Honorees Include Dr. Dominick P. DePaola, Keynote Speaker, and Legendary Actor Ossie Davis, Strusser Award Recipient
  Bioterrorism Preparedness Update: NYUCD Hosts Army Training Course on Chemical, Biological, and Nuclear Agent Threats
  ABC 7 and Colgate-Palmolive Join NYUCD in Cosponsoring Free Oral Health Screenings for 3,500 New Yorkers
  Oral Cancer Consortium Screenings Move to April
  "Take Two and Call me in the Morning" Noted Analgesic Researcher, Dr. Paul Desjardins, Presents Sackler Distinguished Lecture
  Giving Kids a Smile: NYUCD Helps Kick off National Access to Care Day
  Dental Assisting Program Celebrates Final Graduation
  CE at NYUCD: The Strategic Choice for Lifelong Learning
  Just Around the Corner: Accreditation 2003
  Smiling Faces, Going Places Visits City Hall
International Partners in Health
  International Perspectives on Advanced Study at NYUCD
  Learning More Than Dentistry as an Advanced Study Student
  Carribean Outreach
  A Spring Break With a Difference: NYUCD Students and Faculty Set Up Free Clinic in Honduras
  Live From New York: NYUCD Broadcasts First Dental Videoconference to Saudi Arabia
  A Visit to Guyana Inspires a How-To Guide for Dentists in Remote Regions
  The Oral Health System Next Door: A First-Hand Look at Dental Care in Cuba
by Dr. Yihong Li
Grants and Philanthropy
  $1 Million Gift From Dr.Jonathan and Maxine Ferencz Establishes the Jonathan and Maxine Ferencz Advanced Education Program in Prosthodontics
  NYUCD Awarded $488,000 to Improve Head and Neck Cancer Treatments and Reduce Side Effects
  Support From Senator Clinton Brings NYUCD $250,000 in Federal Funds for Facilities Renovation
  A Gift from the Quade Foundation Extends Scholarship Support
  New York State and The Starr Foundation Award Major Grants in Support of Smiling Faces, Going Places
  Seniors Build Support for Alma Mater
NYUCD in the News
Applause! Applause! Faculty, Student, and Staff News
  NYUCD Unveils Monolith Honoring Recipients of ALl-University Distinguished Teaching and Administrator Awards
  Part-Time Faculty Honored for the First Time at Longer-Service Awards Ceremony
  Dr. Jonathan L. Ferencz Installed as President of the American College of Prosthodontics
  Dr. Farhad Vahidi Appointed Acting Director of the Jonathan and Maxine Ferencz Advanced Education Program in Prosthodontics
  Dr. Daniel Schweitzer Receives Fifth Annual Litvak Fellowship
  Research Day 2003: In Search of Answers
  ADEA Preventive Dentistry Awards Go to Brian Houston and Thomas Kolodge, Class of 2004
  Drs. Joan Phelan and Denise Murphy Appointed to Bioterrorism and Catastrophe Response Task Force
  ICOI Supports Bioterrorism Preparedness Initiative
  Administrators and Staff Retreats: A New Tradition Takes Root
  Bashes, Barbecues, and Beat-the-Blah Blasts NYUCD Students, Faculty, and Staff Build Camaraderie and Community
  Celebrating Our Community
Focus on Alumni
  Another Chance to Say "Thank You"
  Looking for a Way to Increase Your Investment Income and Make a Gift to Alma Mater?