Crain’s Health Pulse
featured the openings of both the Bluestone Center for Clinical
Research and the Rosenthal Institute for Aesthetic Dentistry.
The IADR/AADR Global Research Update also announced the openings
of both the Bluestone Center and the Rosenthal Institute.
The opening of the Bluestone Center was also reported by
CenterWatch, a news publication for the clinical trials industry.
News, a quarterly magazine distributed mainly in
the Middle East and North Africa, devoted an entire issue to clinical
research at NYUCD. Among the contributors were Dr. Dennis P.
Tarnow, Professor and Chairman of the Ashman Department of Implant
Dentistry; Dr. Robert Schoor, Associate Professor of Periodontics
and Director of the Advanced Education Program in Periodontics;
Dr. Neal Herman, Clinical Professor of Pediatric Dentistry;
Dr. Mladen Kuftinec, Professor of Orthodontics; and Dr.
Adil Tajmouati, a 1997 graduate of the Advanced Study Program
in Orthodontics for International Dentists.
Daily Herald (Illinois) reported on the November
7, 2002, Oral Cancer Consortium-sponsored free screening program
“led by the NYU College of Dentistry.”
News – Dean Alfano was interviewed about
NYUCD’s participation in the nation’s first curriculum-integrated
clinical licensure examination. Dean Alfano’s comments were
also reported in The New York State Dental Journal.
International News Service – Dr. Louis Terracio,
Associate Dean for Research, was quoted on the successful experiment
conducted by researchers at The Forsyth Institute to grow living
pig teeth in rats.
Magazine, a monthly publication of clinical information
and product news for the profession, featured a quote from Dr. Martin
B. Goldstein, a participant in a CDE program held at NYUCD in the
11th floor Clinical Simulation and Laboratory Technology Center
describing the setting as “endodontic nirvana!”
Management Today reported the presentation of the
Dr. Harry Strusser Memorial Award to Mr. Stanley Bergman,
Chairman, President, and CEO of Henry Schein, Inc., at the NYUCD
graduation ceremony in May 2002.
York Amsterdam News The NYU Oral Cancer RAAHP
Center was featured in a story entitled “Enuff Snuff .
. . Don’t Give Me No Guff!” The story also appeared
in the New York Carib News.
reported the results of a study conducted by Dr. Mea Weinberg,
Clinical Associate Professor of Periodontics, on the relative benefits
of brushing with a manual toothbrush versus an electric model. (The
electric model won.)
& Country – Dr. Michael L. Gelb,
Clinical Professor of Oral Medicine, was featured in an article
on temporomandibular joint disorders.
featured the role played Henry Schein, Inc., in responding
quickly in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001, including providing
support for NYUCD as it worked with the New York City Medical Examiner’s
office in identifying victims and caring for recovery workers at
New York Business interviewed Dr. Stephen J.
Chu, Clinical Assistant Professor of Implant Dentistry, about
the boom in business resulting from the popularity of cosmetic dentistry
Los Angeles Times – Dr. Van P. Thompson,
Professor and Chairman of the Department of Biomaterials and Biomimetics
and Acting Chairman of the Department of Cariology and Operative
Dentistry, was interviewed on new options for tooth repair.
Boston Globe – Dr. Michael C. Alfano,
Dean of NYUCD, was interviewed on the importance of early detection
of oral cancer. The story also appeared in the Los Angeles Times,
the Asbury Park Press, the Las Vegas Review Journal,
and the Anchorage Daily News.
New York State Dental Journal featured stories on
NYUCD’s $17 million facilities renovation project and on the
selection of Dr. K.W. Mopper to receive NYU’s Irwin
Smigel Prize in Aesthetic Dentistry.
Out New York featured an interview with Dr. John
Calamia, Professor of Cariology and Operative Dentistry, on
the effectiveness of over-the-counter teeth bleaching products.