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Brooklyn Street Named in Memory of Dr. Michael J. Brienza, '94

A street at the intersection of Cropsey Avenue and 15th Avenue in Brooklyn has been officially named "Dr. Michael Brienza Way" by the New York City Council in memory of Dr. Brienza, Class of 1994, who passed away in April 2009.

In addition to his extensive professional activities, which included serving as president of the Bay Ridge Dental Society and the New York State Dental Society of Anesthesiology, and as a fellow of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, Dr. Brienza proudly served his country in the US Naval Reserves, attaining the rank of Commander. A recipient of the Homeland Security Commendation, he also received a number of other commendations and awards, including one for expert marksmanship.