ISSUE
     

Promoting our Own
 


Dr. Nancy Dougherty




Dr Stephanie E. Strickland




Dr. Paulo G. Coelho




Dr. Amy Truesdale




Dr. Jeffrey S. Blye




Winnie Furnari




Dr. Sumitra S. Golikeri




Amiad Finkelthal




DR. NANCY DOUGHERTY, Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatric Dentistry, has been promoted to Director of the Advanced Education Program in Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Dougherty earned a DMD degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and an MPH from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

DR. STEPHANIE E. STRICKLAND, formerly a part-time Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatric Dentistry, has been promoted to full-time Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Strickland holds a DMD degree and a certificate in pediatric dentistry from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry.

DR. PAULO G. COELHO, formerly a Research Scientist in the Department of Biomaterials & Biomimetics, has been promoted to Assistant Professor of Biomaterials & Biomimetics. Dr. Coelho earned a DDS degree from Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana in Brazil, an MS in Biomaterials, a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering, and an MS in Materials Engineering, all from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

DR. AMY TRUESDALE, PG Pediatric Dentistry, '04, and Assistant Professor of Pediatric Dentistry, has been appointed to the newly created position of Associate Director of the Advanced Education Program in Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Truesdale earned a DDS degree from Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine.

DR. JEFFREY S. BLYE, '76, formerly a part-time Clinical Assistant Professor of Cariology & Comprehensive Care, has been promoted to full-time Clinical Assistant Professor of Cariology & Comprehensive Care. Dr. Blye completed a general practice residency at Bronx Municipal Hospital Center and was in private practice for 25 years.

MS. WINNIE FURNARI, formerly a part-time Clinical Assistant Professor of Dental Hygiene, has been promoted to a full-time Clinical Assistant Professor of Dental Hygiene. Ms. Furnari holds an AAS degree in Dental Hygiene from Orange County Community College, a BS in Health Education from Empire State College, and an MS in Biosecurity & Disaster Preparedness from St. Louis University.

DR. SUMITRA S. GOLIKERI, PG Pediatric Dentistry '07, formerly a part-time Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatric Dentistry, has been promoted to a full-time Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Golikeri earned a DMD degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and a Certificate in Basic Sciences from Rutgers University.

MR. AMIAD FINKELTHAL, formerly Assistant Director of Communications & Public Affairs, has been promoted to Associate Director of Communications & Public Affairs. Mr. Finkelthal's responsibilities include writing for Global Health Nexus and Interface, and increasing media coverage of NYUCD.