ERNEST BADEN, Class of 1950, on publishing a chapter
entitled Diagnostic Methodology in Implants and Restorative Dentistry;
on presenting two research papers at the July 2001 International Meeting on Plagues, Epidemics
and Societies (Alexander Yersin: Another Facet of His Genius and Head
and Neck Manifestations of the Plague); and on presenting two lectures at the University
of Nice, France (The Preventable Ascent of Arturo Ui by Bertold Brecht: An Allegory
of Totalitarianism and Diagnostic Methodology in Dental Implantology).
DR. NORMAN D. SKIP SPERBER, Class of 1954,
the Chief Forensic Dentist for San Diego and Imperial Counties, on his role in helping
the New York City Medical Examiners Office identify some of the thousands killed
when terrorists flew planes into the World Trade Center.
DR. STEVEN R. SCHWARTZ, Class of 1983, on the publication
of a chapter entitled Oral and Parenteral Sedation in the textbook, An
Atlas of Minor Oral Surgery.
DR. JUAN CARLOS LOPEZ ALVAREZ, Classes of 1993 and
1995 Advanced Education Programs in prosthodontics and in implant dentistry, respectively,
on presenting a two-day continuing dental education course in New Delhi, India, under
the auspices of the NYU Continuing Dental Education Program.
DR. MARC BENJAMIN HERTZ, Class of 1995, on authoring
Pharmacology for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for the 2001 edition of Oral
and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America.
DR. SARATH B. THIKKURISSY, Class of 1998, on completing
an AEGD Program with the U.S. Air Force; being named United States Air Force Space Command
Junior Dental Officer of the Year 2000; and participating as the sole duty dentist during
a humanitarian mission to Haiti sponsored by the U.S. Air Force. Dr. Thikkurissy has also
begun specialty training in pediatric dentistry at Ohio State University.
Heather DiMatteo, Class of 2000, Appointed GPR Coordinator
at Long Island Jewish Hospital
Shown at her graduation, has been appointed Coordinator of the General Practice Residency Program
at Long Island Jewish Hospital. Dr. DiMatteos appointment came just two days after
she completed her own one-year GPR at LIJ. Because there is a faculty practice based at
the hospital, Dr. DiMatteo will be able to practice privately in addition to coordinating
the GPR Program. Dr. DiMatteo credits Dr. Francis V. Panno, associate dean for clinical
affairs, both with preparing and inspiring her to obtain this appointment in just one