Spring/Summer 2009 Table of Contents
Spring/Summer 2009 Table of Contents







Message from the Herman Robert Fox Dean
Message from the Herman Robert Fox Dean

Combining Technology and Ingenuity to Educate Tomorrow's Dentists
Combining Technology and Ingenuity to Educate Tomorrow's Dentists

Cavities? That’s So Last Millennium

Problem-based Learning and the Simulated Patient

Screening for Systemic Disease in the Dental Office

Learning to Treat Survivors of Torture:

Innovations in Predoctoral Education

NYU's Dental Faculty Practice Offers Mini Residency for Predoctoral Students

Starting from Scratch, the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health Pushes the Envelope of Curricular Reform

"My Classmate, Jack Dillenberg, Class of 1971"

Research in Focus
The Impact of Biomaterials Research on the Future of Dental Practice Through the Lens of PEARL* Network Research:

PEARL Network Evaluated by NIH

Study: Sports Drink Consumption Can Cause Tooth Erosion

Dental Student's Study Finds White Wine Can Make Tooth Stains Darker

Dr. Timothy Bromage's Research Featured in NSF Report

NYUCD/NYUCN Make Major Impact at ADEA and IADR/AADR Meetings

Study Finds New Evidence of Periodontal Disease Leading to Gestational Diabetes

Student Research Exposition Features Dr. J. William Costerton and Prize-Winning Posters

Two from NYUCD Selected as Finalists for Frechette Research Awards

HIV Research Update Presented by Dr. Daniel Malamud

Recruiting the BEST
Recruiting the BEST

Promoting our Own
Promoting our Own

International Partners in Health
Visiting Scholars From Germany and Brazil Collaborate on Biomaterials Durability Testing

NYU's Oral Surgery Program for International Dentists to Partner with Ireland's Royal College of Surgeons

Dominican Outreach Aims to Reduce Tooth Decay in Children by One-Third

Dental and Nursing Students Bring Caries Prevention Program to Honduras

Implant Dentistry Faculty and Alumni Featured at Jeddah International Dental Conference

On Sabbatical, Dr. Dasanayake Conducts Research in Asia and Europe

Fourth Annual Mission to Nicaragua Addresses Soaring Caries Rates Among School Children

Focus on International Faculty
Dr. Olivier Nicolay: A Commitment to Increased Rigor in Orthodontics Specialty Training

Dr. Bijan Khaknegar-Moghadam: An International Innovator in Prosthodontics Education

Grants and Philanthropy
NYUCD Research Team Receives $1.9 Million NIH Grant for HIV Research

College of Dentistry Awarded $1 Million Grant for Stem Cell Research

Side-by-Side for More than 45 Years: Dr. Martin Kane and Dr. Stephen J. Cuchel- Classmates, Business Partners, Public Health Advocates, Philanthropists

NYS Health Foundation Grant Will Support Dental Care for Upstate Youngsters

Major Gift from Henry Schein Cares Will Expand Global Oral Health Outreach

NYUCD Linhart Continuing Dental Education Program Dedicated

A Gift from the Heart from Dr. Leonard V. Settembrini, Jr.

Why We Give: Donors Share Their Reasons for Supporting NYUCD

NYUCD in the News
NYUCD in the News

News from the College
Taking Our Destiny Into Our Own Hands: Strategic Plan Offers Guideposts for NYUCD/NYUCN's Path Forward

NYU Academy of Health Educators to Be Established

NYU's Dental and Nursing Vans Deliver On-Site Health Services and Education to Brooklyn Youngsters

NYUCD Students Join Actress Jennie Garth in Kicking Off Smiles Across America Program

Arizona and Louisiana Dental Schools Join NYUCD's Second Outreach to Alaska

NYUCD Students Lead Fourth Annual Oral Cancer Awareness Walk

Student Peer Review Board Goes Live

Inaugural Colloquium Considers "How Can We Build Sustainable Access to Dental Care for Those in Need?"

NYUCD Inaugural Colloquium Participants

NYUCD and ABC7 Host "Spring Smiles" for New Yorkers

Technology Briefs
Distance Learners Respond with a Click

Celebrating Our Community
GRADUATION '09: Thousands Cheer Candidates' and Honorees' Achievements

ADEA Celebrates Dean Bertolami's Presidency

Service Recognition Awards Presented

Dr. Andrew I. Spielman Awarded University's Highest Teaching Honor

Dr. Eugenia Mejia Awarded NYU's Highest Administrative Honor

Dr. Dianne Rekow Appointed Provost of the Polytechnic Institute of NYU

Maislen Award Presented to Dr. Walter Guralnick

Inaugural White Coat Ceremony For Dental Hygiene Students

Dr. Maureen McAndrew Awarded ADEA/GIES Education Fellowship

How to Make a Dental Student's Day-A-Patient Letter to the Dean Lauds "Truly Rare Kindness and Compassion"

Spanish Gallery Exhibits Dr. Timothy Bromage's Art from the Microscope

Dr. Tonino Ciocca is Litvak Fellowship Recipient

Susan Abraham's Sculptures Go Global

Dr. Tarnow and Dr. Legeros Receive Prestigious ICOI Awards

NYUCD Students in the Spotlight at Greater New York Dental Meeting

Congratulations To...

Focus on Alumni
National Dental Museum Honors Dr. Irwin Smigel

Save the Date For Fall Alumni Reunion Reception

Congratulations to:

In Remembrance