Summer 2010 Table of Contents
Summer 2010 Table of Contents






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

Dentistry: Circle Back? Circle the Wagons?
Or Circle the Moment?
- Dr. Michael C. Alfano

The New Dental Schools: A Threat or
an Opportunity to Address the Needs of the Public?
- Dominick P. DePaola, DDS, PhD

The Ann Arbor Dental Deans Forum:
Crafting a Response to the
Emerging Tiered System of Dental Education
- Dr. Peter Polverini

My Take-Away from the Ann Arbor Deans Forum
- Dr. Richard I. Vogel, DMD

Research in Focus
Dr. Timothy Bromage Receives 2010
Max Planck Research Award

NYU Dental Researchers Publish Findings on Link Between Childhood Malnutrition and Periodontal Disease in Haiti

Consortium for Translational Orthodontic Research Shows Promise of Making Orthodontic Treatment More Patient Friendly

Dr. Simone Duarte Awarded NYU's Whitehead Fellowship for Junior Faculty

19 Students Honored at 2010 Research Days

Study Provides New Model for Investigating Link Between Tobacco and Oral Cancer

Study Funded by Komen Foundation Offers New Evidence Linking Broccoli and Red Wine to Breast Cancer Prevention

Talking to Patients About Pain: One PEARL Practitioner-Investigator's Experience

NYUCD's Presence at National Research Meetings Continues to Grow

NYUCD Moves Up to Third Place in National Research Rankings

Recruiting The Best

Recruiting The Best
NYUCD Extends a Warm Welcome to Its Newest Part-time Faculty

Promoting Our Own
Promoting Our Own

International Partners In Health
All the Stars Align: NYUCD–Henry Schein Cares Global Student Outreach Completes Survey Phase of Oral Health Model for Grenada

Henry Schein Cares Global Student Outreach to Nicaragua Emphasizes Sustainable Care

NYU Alum Assists Oral Health Coalition of Haiti in Addressing Post-Earthquake Disaster Relief Needs

Iceland's Disruptive Volcano Doesn't Stop Vice Dean Michael O'Connor from Presenting Capstone Executive MPH Course at Reykjavik University

Brazilian PhD Candidates Advance Professionally as Visiting Scholars

Focus on International Faculty
Dr. Denise Estafan: A Role Model for Dentists Trained Abroad

Dr. Bapanaiah Penugonda: Building a Multifaceted Career

Grants and Philanthropy
NYUCD Receives $3.5 Million Gift to Support Oral Cancer Research, Treatment, and Training Initiatives of Dr. Brian Schmidt

Gates Foundation Grant Enables Dr. Daniel Malamud to Develop Rapid Test for Malaria

NYU College of Dentistry Receives United Hospital Fund Grant to Improve Seniors' Access to Oral Health Care

Henry Schein Cares Wing Dedicated

Miguel Colmenares, Manager of the Henry Schein Dental Supply Store at NYUCD, Honored by NYUCD Student Council

NYU College of Dentistry Shares $1 Million NIH Grant with Stony Brook University to Study Impact of Family Conflict on Health

Dr. Terry Y. Lin is 2010 Litvak Fellowship Recipient

The Gift of a Lifetime: Dr. Maurice Oringer's Extraordinary Generosity Continues to Support His Alma Mater

NYU Colleges of Dentistry and Nursing Researchers Awarded the ADA's Samuel D. Harris Grant for Children's Dental Health

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

News From The Colleges
NYU College of Dentistry’s Academy of Distinguished Educators Inducts Inaugural Members

Two New Dental Schools Join NYUCD–Henry Schein Cares Alaska Outreach, Doubling the Size of the Program

Smiling Faces, Going Places Dental Van
Visits Say "Thank You" for NYC Council Support

Robert N. Eskow NYU Implant Dentistry Award
Presented to Dr. George A. Zarb

Second Annual Dean's Colloquium Focuses on Volunteerism and Social Documentary Photography

Nursing Professor Joyce K. Anastasi Merges East and West to Help Chronically Ill Patients Manage Symptoms

NYUCD Students Lead Fifth Annual NYC Oral Cancer Walk

Regional Conference Gives Undergraduate Advisors Inside Look at Dental School Admissions Process

NYUCD and ABC7 Celebrate 25 Years of Free Oral Health Screenings

Neighborhood Children, ADA Officers, Industry Sponsors Welcomed at Annual Give Kids A Smile® Day

NYUCD Students Lobby Legislators to Advance Manhattan Tobacco Cessation Program Objectives

NYUCD Hosts Oral Health America's Smiles Across America

Second Annual Collaborative Pediatric Dentistry - Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Case Presentation

New Special Patient Needs Program Offers Increased Access to Care

Celebrating Our Community
Graduation 2010: A Day of Achievements Celebrated

Nicole Holland, Class of 2010, Sets Her Sights on Combining Public Health Dentistry and Advocacy for the Underserved

Alexis Cohen, Class of 2012: The Future of Public Health Dentistry

Service Recognition Awards Presented

In Remembrance
In Remembrance

Focus on Alumni
Congratulations to…

Dr. Peter Aborn, '73: CNN Hero of the Year Nominee

Dr. Larry Rosenthal Honored as Mann Foundation "Man of the Year"

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

Alumni in the Spotlight
Alumni in the Spotlight