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NYUCD in the News






















































A Sampling of Recent Media Coverage

CBS-TV and The Wall Street Journal reported on an NYU nursing-dental study led by Dr. Shiela Strauss, associate professor of nursing, which concluded that dentists could screen 20 million Americans for chronic physical illnesses. The CBS report aired in over 90 US cities, while the Wall Street Journal story was featured in both the online and print editions of the newspaper. In addition, the news was featured on the nationally syndicated Osgood File radio program; on CNN and National Public Radio blogs, on Health.com and Medscape.com, and on numerous other Web sites.

Bloomberg.com interviewed Dr. Amr Moursi for a story about baby root canals and behavior management techniques used in pediatric dentistry.

Wine Spectator reported on an NYUCD study that found white wine can cause tooth staining.

Obesity, Fitness and Wellness Week reported on a study about apoptosis led by Dr. Pablo Peixoto, assistant professor of basic science and craniofacial biology.

Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week reported on a study about bone augmentation for dental implants led by Dr. Craig M. Misch, clinical associate professor of periodontology and implant dentistry.

Change News quoted Dr. Mea Weinberg, associate professor of periodontology and implant dentistry, in an article about the link between oral and systemic health.

CBS2 New York interviewed Dr. Moursi on collecting stem cells from children's teeth.

Health & Medicine Week reported on an article about practice-based research and its role in dental education that Dr. Frederick A. Curro, director of recruitment, retention, and operations for the PEARL Network, authored for the al of Dental Education. Health & Medicine Week also reported on the following NYUCD faculty research: human bone evolution, Dr. Timothy Bromage, professor of biomaterials and biomimetics and of basic science and craniofacial biology; fracture-resistance of ceramics, Dr. Nelson da Silva, associate professor of prosthodontics; regenerative medicine, Dr. John Ricci, associate professor of biomaterials and biomimetics; Alzheimer's – periodontal disease link, Dr. Angela Kamer, assistant professor of periodontology and implant dentistry; and apoptosis, Dr. Pablo Peixoto, adjunct assistant professor of basic science and craniofacial biology.

Fitness quoted Dr. Mark Wolff in an article about toothbrushes and oral hygiene.

Clear Health Costs, an informational Web site about health care costs, interviewed Dr. Mark Wolff for a story about affordable dental care.

Woman's Day interviewed Dr. Elliott Moskowitz, '72, professor of orthodontics, for an article about braces.

ABC7 New York Eyewitness News interviewed Dr. Amr Moursi for a story about children's oral health.

ABC7 Eyewitness News interviewed Dr. Mark Wolff, associate dean for predoctoral clinical education, about online dental discount offers.

ABC7 Eyewitness News broadcast a series of interviews with NYUCD faculty in conjunction with the College's annual fall oral health screening, including Dr. Brian Schmidt, director of the Bluestone Center for Clinical Research, on oral cancer research; Dr. Ronald Craig, associate professor of basic science and craniofacial biology and of periodontology and implant dentistry, on the link between diabetes and periodontal disease; and Dr. Amr Moursi, associate professor and chair of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, on children's oral health.

ABC7 New York Viewpoint interviewed Dr. Brian Schmidt about the Bluestone Center for Clinical Research, which Dr. Schmidt directs.

WebMD and Press & Sun Bulletin also interviewed Dr. Moursi for stories about pediatric oral health.

AARP Bulletin and In Style magazine interviewed Dr. Mark Wolff for stories about tooth whitening.

National Geographic interviewed Dr. Andrew Spielman, associate dean for academic affairs, for a story on the history of toothbrushes.

The History Channel interviewed Dr. Brian Schmidt, director of the Bluestone Center for Clinical Research, about an NYU study that uses a psychoactive agent to promote enhanced well-being for cancer sufferers. News about the study was also featured by Salon.com, Bloomberg.com, the San Francisco Chronicle and BusinessWeek.com.

The Huffington Post interviewed Dr. Mark Wolff and Dr. Miriam Robbins, associate professor and associate chair of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Radiology and Medicine, for an oral health and nutrition story.

Dental Tribune reported on a study led by Dr. Angela Kamer, assistant professor of periodontology and implant dentistry, which examined the link between gum inflammation and Alzheimer's disease.

USA Today interviewed Dr. Mark Wolff for an article about the relationship between nutrition and oral health.

Good Housekeeping and USA Today interviewed Dr. Wolff about the impact of certain foods on tooth shading.

ADA News reported that Dr. Page Caufield, professor of cariology and comprehensive care, and Dr. Yihong Li, professor of basic science and craniofacial biology, were awarded a $2.2 million NIH grant to decode the genome of caries-causing bacteria. New York State Dental Journal and Dimensions in Dental Hygiene also reported the news.

HealthNewsDigest.com reported on an NYU nursing-dental study led by Dr. Shiela Strauss, associate professor of nursing, which found that blood from periodontal disease can be used to screen for diabetes. The news was also reported by DentistryIQ.com, DentistNewsNetwork.com, and Dental Practice Marketing and Management Blog.

The Journal of the American Dental Association reported on a study on antiviral-corticosteroid combination therapy for Ball's Palsy led by Dr. Lewis Lampert, clinical assistant professor of oral and maxillofacial pathology, radiology, and medicine.

TIME.com interviewed Dr. Michael Lorber, research scientist in cariology and comprehensive care, for an article about his research on young children's aggressive behavior. Dr. Lorber's research was also featured by the CTV television network, Public Radio East, FoxNews.com, and TheAtlantic.com.

Dentistry Today reported on a $3.2 million NIH grant for HIV prevention research that was awarded jointly to Dr. Daniel Malamud, director of the HIV/AIDS Research Program, and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

ABCNews.com reported on a study led by Dr. Leila Jahangiri, associate professor and chair of the Blatterfein Department of Prosthodontics, that examined the relationship between acidity in swimming pool water and dental enamel erosion. The news was also reported by Dental Assistant, All You magazine, and DrBiCuspid.com.

Bangor Daily News reported on a visit to Washington County, Maine, by the NYUCD-Henry Schein Cares Global Student Outreach Program. WABI-TV Bangor and Downeast Coastal Press also reported on the visit.

The New York Times interviewed Dr. Amr Moursi, associate professor and chair of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, for an article about early childhood caries, and Dr. Moursi was quoted in follow-up articles appearing on ABC.com and CBS.com.

Westchester Loop quoted Dr. Cristina Teixeira, associate professor and interim chair of the Department of Orthodontics, in a story about affordable orthodontic care at dental schools.

Martha Stewart Living quoted Dr. Patricia Corby, assistant professor of periodontology and implant dentistry, on the importance of flossing.

Chelsea Clinton News interviewed Dr. Ronald G. Craig, associate professor of basic science and craniofacial biology and of periodontology and implant dentistry, about the relationship between periodontal disease and heart disease.

Queens Family interviewed Dr. Neal Herman, professor of pediatric dentistry, for an article about tooth decay in children. The story also appeared in Brooklyn Family and Bronx Family.

Access quoted Ms. Ashley Grill, clinical assistant professor of dental hygiene and coordinator of information dissemination and protocol development and training for the PEARL Network, in an article about career opportunities for dental hygienists in practice-based research.

HealthCanal.com reported on a study led by Dr. Victoria Raveis, professor of cariology and comprehensive care, which examined the impact of public policy changes on California hospitals.

Sesame Street Workshop Healthy Teeth, Healthy Me Oral Health Initiative included the NYUCD Smiling Faces, Going Places mobile dental van in a video DVD.

Doctor Radio, a Sirius/XM satellite radio station powered by the NYU Langone Medical Center, invited Dr. Mark Wolff, associate dean for predoctoral clinical education and professor and chair of the Department of Cariology and Comprehensive Care, to host a four-part series on oral health entitled Start Summer with a Smile. Dr. Wolff is the first NYUCD faculty member to be offered the opportunity to host a Doctor Radio program. Topics and guests were: aesthetic dentistry—Dr. John Calamia, professor of cariology and comprehensive care, and Dr. Larry W. Rosenthal, '72; implants—Dr. Mitchell Bloom, clinical associate professor of periodontology and implant dentistry, and Dr. Marjan Moghadam, clinical assistant professor of prosthodontics; children's oral health—Dr. Amr Moursi, associate professor and chair of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry; braces—Dr. Michael Apton, clinical assistant professor of orthodontics; oral medicine—Dr. David Sirois, associate professor of oral and maxillofacial pathology, radiology and medicine and associate dean for graduate programs; and oral surgery—Dr. Robert Glickman, professor and chair of the Mecca Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Doctor Radio also featured an additional series of interviews with the following NYUCD faculty: Dr. Rima Bachiman Sehl, associate professor of epidemiology & health promotion, geriatric oral health; Dr. John Calamia, professor of cariology and comprehensive care, aesthetic dentistry; and Dr. Leila Jahangiri, associate professor and chair of the Blatterfein Department of Prosthodontics, restorative dentistry; Dr. Steven Engebretson, associate professor and chair of the Department of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry, the connection between oral health and heart health; and Dr. Michael Lorber, research scientist in cariology and comprehensive care, on a study he led to uncover clues to young children's aggressive behavior.