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NYCUD in the News
NYUCD in the News A sampling of recent Media coverage
 


ABC7 Eyewitness News broadcast an interview with Dr. Shiela Strauss, Associate Professor of Nursing and Co-Director of the Statistics & Data Management Core for NYU's Colleges of Dentistry and Nursing, about her research which found that over 90 percent of people with gum disease are at risk for diabetes, and that at least half could be screened in dental offices. The story was broadcast during NYUCD's annual free dental screening conducted in partnership with ABC7, which also promoted the screenings with public service announcements. The research results were also reported by the ADA News and by CBS TV network stations in Buffalo, Cincinnati, and Tucson, and online by National Public Radio, AARP, Reader's Digest, and dozens of other websites and blogs worldwide.

CenterWatch Weekly interviewed Dr. Brian Schmidt, Director of the Bluestone Center for Clinical Research and Professor of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, for an article on the growth, development, and goals of the Bluestone Center.

CNN featured a study being conducted at NYUCD in collaboration with the NYU School of Medicine on the use of a psychoactive agent to promote enhanced well-being for cancer patients.

Doctor Radio, a Sirius satellite radio channel sponsored by the NYU Langone Medical Center, interviewed Dr. Daniel Malamud, Professor of Basic Science & Craniofacial Biology and Director of the HIV/AIDS Research Program, for a Valentine’s Day special program on oral health and kissing; Dr. Robert Schoor, Clinical Associate Professor of Periodontology & Implant Dentistry and Director of the postgraduate program in periodontics, about periodontal problems in diabetics and the "boomer" generation; Dr. Amr Moursi, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, about children’s oral health; Dr. Robert Glickman, Professor & Chair of the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, about TMJ disorders; Dr. Morey Gendler, Clinical Associate Professor of Cariology & Comprehensive Care, about current issues in dentistry; Dr. Mark Wolff, Associate Dean for Predoctoral Clinical Education and Professor and Chair of the Department of Cariology & Comprehensive Care, about caring for your teeth as you age; and Dr. Ron Craig, Professor of Basic Science & Craniofacial Biology, about the importance of dental care as it relates to heart disease.

Chatelaine, a Canadian women's magazine, featured an interview with Dr. Mark Wolff, Associate Dean for Predoctoral Clinical Education and Professor and Chair of the Department of Cariology & Comprehensive Care, on the impact of sports drinks on tooth erosion. The Boston Globe also reported on this study.

WNYC Radio Soundcheck featured an interview with Dr. Wolff about the use of music in dental offices to calm patients.

Business Week Saving quoted Dr. Stuart Hirsch, Associate Dean for International Programs & Development, in an article about dental tourism. Dr. Hirsch was also quoted on the topic in SavingAdvice.com.

Anthropology News reported on the selection of Dr. Timothy Bromage, Professor of Biomaterials and Biomimetics and of Basic Science and Craniofacial Biology, to receive the 2010 Max Planck Research Award. The story was also reported by Paleontology News, the Dental Tribune, Medical News Today, and hundreds of Web sites and blogs.

ADA News interviewed Dr. Donna Shelley, Clinical Associate Professor of Cariology & Comprehensive Care and Director of Interdisciplinary Research and Practice, about the grant she received from the United Hospital Fund to develop and evaluate a community-clinic referral model that aims to increase prevention and treatment of oral disease among older adults. (See related story.) GrantWatch Blog also posted a story announcing the grant.

ADA News quoted Dean Bertolami and Dr. Amr Moursi, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, in articles about NYUCD's commemoration of Give Kids A Smile® Day, an annual nationwide event offering free oral health care and education to underserved children. (See related story)

Clinical Oncology Week reported on an NYUCD/Penn State study to develop a new model for investigating the tobacco/oral cancer link.

The New York Times carried a story on the NYU Stern School's annual Entrepreneur Social Venture competition, which awarded first prize in its "profit-for-good business" category to Mr. Chirag Sadana, Assistant Director of the Office of Informatics, and Mr. Alex Ruano, Web Application Programmer/Analyst in the Office of Informatics, for their social venture entitled "America Smiles."

The Dr. Oz Show interviewed Dr. Gerald Curatola, '83, Clinical Associate Professor of Cariology & Comprehensive Care, on early detection of oral cancer.

The Dr. Oz Show also featured an interview with Dr. Jonathan Levine, Clinical Assistant Professor of Cariology & Comprehensive Care, on the benefits of an aesthetic dentistry makeover. Dr. Levine was also interviewed on this topic by Fox News.

Science Daily reported on a study led by Dr. Mark Wolff, Associate Dean for Predoctoral Clinical Education and Professor and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology & Health Promotion, which found a connection between drinking white wine and tooth staining.

Men's Health Magazine interviewed Dr. Mark Wolff, Associate Dean for Predoctoral Clinical Education & Professor & Chair of the Department of Cariology & Comprehensive Care, on veneers.

Ladies' Home Journal featured an interview with Dr. Mark Schlesinger, '02, Clinical Assistant Professor of Cariology & Comprehensive Care, about a new laser treatment for periodontal disease. Dr. Schlesinger was also interviewed by HealthRadio.net about the laser treatment and FDA approval for the new technique.

Life and Beauty Weekly published an article authored by Dr. Nancy Dougherty, Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatric Dentistry and Director of the Postgraduate Program in Pediatric Dentistry, featuring tips on proper tooth brushing by children.

Health & Medicine Week reported on a study led by Dr. Yu Zhang, Assistant Professor of Biomaterials & Biomimetics, which described how to reformulate zirconia as a glass-ceramic composite to increase its fracture resistance.

Prevention magazine quoted Dr. Edgard Elchaar, Clinical Associate Professor of Periodontology & Implant Dentistry, in an article describing unusual uses for health products, such as swabbing feet with mouthwash to prevent athlete's foot.

Prevention magazine carried an interview with Ms. Judith Kreismann, Clinical Associate Professor of Dental Hygiene, about new and interesting ways to remember to floss.

Earthtimes.org quoted Dr. John Ricci, Associate Professor of Biomaterials & Biomimetics, in an article about an implant whose surface has been precisely engineered for stability to speed healing and minimize bone loss.

Weekly Asahi, a popular Japanese news magazine, interviewed Dr. Mitchell Bloom, Clinical Associate Professor of Periodontics and Educational Coordinator, and Dr. Hanae Saito, Research Coordinator for the International Program in Implant Dentistry, on differences between American and Japanese approaches to implant dentistry education.

WebMD quoted the late Ms. Alla Wheeler, Associate Professor of Dental Hygiene, in an article about the importance of flossing.

Aol.com featured an interview with Dr. Mark Wolff, Associate Dean for Predoctoral Clinical Education and Professor and Chair of the Department of Cariology & Comprehensive Care, on options for affordable dental care. FoxBusiness.com also interviewed Dr. Wolff on this topic.

Aol.com Savings Experiment carried a story about affordable dental care at the NYU College of Dentistry. The program explores cost-effective, sometimes lesser-known solutions to a variety of topics.

Cancer Weekly reported on a study by Dr. Douglas Morse, Associate Professor of Epidemiology & Health Promotion, which found a correlation between smoking and depression in oral cancer patients.

Univision/Channel 41 interviewed Dr. Lucy Troncoso, Clinical Assistant Professor of Cariology & Comprehensive Care, and Ms. Keila E. Figueroa, Outreach Program Administrator in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, about the importance of maintaining good oral health during pregnancy.

WKRN-TV in Nashville, TN, interviewed Dr. Nancy Dougherty, Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatric Dentistry and Director of the Advanced Education Program in Pediatric Dentistry, about the age at which children can start brushing their own teeth. The interview was also carried by NewsWest.Com, KTVZ-TV (Bend, OR), WBTV (Charlotte, NC), and WWSB (Sarasota, FL).