Three NYUCD faculty members were elected to leadership
positions during the 2011 annual session of the American
Dental Education Association (ADEA), and two students and a
faculty member received prestigious ADEA awards. Dr.
Maureen McAndrew, clinical associate professor of cariology
and comprehensive care and director of clinical faculty
education, was elected secretary of the educational
research/development and curriculum section; Dr. Laurie
Fleisher, clinical assistant professor of endodontics, was
elected secretary of the endodontics section; and Dr.
Josephine Lomangino-Cheung, clinical assistant professor of
cariology and comprehensive care, was elected secretary of
the clinical simulation section.
Sam Bae, '12, won the ADEA/Gies Foundation/AADR Academic
Dental Careers Fellowship Program Award; Alexis Cohen,
’12, won the ADEA/Johnson & Johnson Healthcare
Products Preventive Dentistry Scholarship; and Dr. Elise
Eisenberg, senior director of Informatics and clinical
professor of epidemiology and health promotion, received
the ADEA/Gies Foundation Education Fellowship, as well as
an ADEA presidential citation.
In addition, NYUCD received two American Association for
Dental Research (AADR) National Student Research Group
(NSRG) Awards for 2011. NYUCD had 50 new student members in
2010 and 2011 combined, and 45 student abstracts accepted
for the meeting, representing the most new members in AADR
for the 2010-2011 membership years and the most student
abstracts accepted for the 2011 IADR/AADR/CADR General