Nexus - Winter 2002 Issue      























Message from the Dean
  Looking Back at the World Trade Center Tragedy
 
Practicing for LifeSM
  The Role of the Forensic Dentist in the Aftermath of the WTC Attacks
 
In Their Own Words
  NYUCD Perspectives on September 11: Dr. Kathleen Agoglia, Dr. Giuseppe Bianco, Ruben Cohen, ’02, Dr. Luigi DeCarolis, Dr. Herbert Frommer, Dr. Robert Glickman, Dr. Jerrold Gultz, Dr. Rodney Liebowitz, Mr. Glenn Marrus, Mr. Darryl Warner
 
Rising from the Ashes
  Dentistry’s Role in National Security
 
News from the College
Ready, Set, Go: Spectacular Learning Center Opens on the 11th Floor
  Two-Year Advanced Placement Program Comes to an End
  Friends in Need: Dominicans at Home and Abroad
  Third Regional Oral Cancer Awareness Campaign
  Smigel Prize Committee Seeks Nominations
  Global Health NEXUS Wins Second Annual ICD Award
 
Recruiting the Best
  Dr. Page Caufield, Dr. George Cisneros, Dr. Yihong Li, Dr. Ananda P. Dasanayake, Dr. Andrea Schreiber, Dr. Angela Kamer, Dr. Kenneth Fleisher, Dr. Christina Teixeira
 
Promoting our Own
  Dr. Andrew I. Spielman, Dr. Francis V. Panno, Dr. David Sirois, Dr. Louis Terracio, Dr. John Poulos, Dr. Warren Scherer, Dr. Kenneth Allen
 
International Partners in Health: NYUCD in Tanzania
 
Grants and Philanthropy
  $8.3 Million NIDCR Award Establishes NYU Oral Cancer Disparities Research Center
  Leadership Team Formed to Raise Funds for New Graduate Center for Clinical Excellence
  Abrons Foundation Grant Expands Care for Seniors
  Student Council Supports Domestic Violence Program
  Palm Awards Mobile Medicine Grant to NYUCD
 
Applause! Applause! Faculty, Student, Alumni, and Staff News
  Second Annual White Coat Ceremony
  We Are Family: Special Events Volunteers Honored
  Brenda Dawkins: An Artist Follows Her Bliss
  Celebrating our Community
 
Focus on Alumni
  The Pride of NYUCD
  Heather DiMatteo, ‘00, Appointed GPR Coordinator at Long Island Jewish Hospital
 
In Remembrance
  Dr. Philip I. Adesso, Class of 1947
 
Too Few Sirens
 
Honor Roll of Donors