Dr. Eugene L.
Dr. Gerry Curatola
Dr. Donna J.
Dr. Richard A. Kraut, Class of 1968, on being appointed
Chairman of the Department of Dentistry at Montefiore Medical Center
and Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Dr. Marc Balson, Class of 1978, on being elected Vice President
of the American Association of Endodontists.
Dr. Eugene L. Antenucci, Class of 1983, on being appointed
National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) area coordinator for
Long Island, New York. Dr. Antennuci will coordinate activities
and programs with NIAF’s regional vice president to increase
NIAF’s visibility throughout Long Island. Added kudos to
Dr. Antenuuci on receiving an award of appreciation from the City
of New York for his help with victim identification following the
World Trade Center terrorist attack.
Gerry Curatola, Class of 1983, on being invited by singer
Billy Joel, his patient, to sing at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in
Las Vegas. Midway into his set before a sold-out crowd at two weekend
concerts featuring Joel and Elton John, the singer stopped the performance
to introduce a special guest — his dentist. Backed by Billy
Joel on piano, Dr. Curatola sang the Frank Sinatra classic “The
Lady Is a Tramp.”
Maxine A. Feinberg, Class of 1980, on completing her term
as President of the New Jersey Dental Association (NJDA). Dr. Feinberg
is the first woman president in NJDA’s 133-year history.
Guy W. Henry, Class of 1987, on making a comeback as a
racing jockey at Monmouth Park Racetrack in New Jersey, after leaving
in the 1980s to pursue a career in dentistry. Since returning to
racing, Dr. Henry has scaled back his periodontics practice in Highlands,
Donna J. Rumberger, Class of 1980, on being profiled by
Quintessence International in an article entitled “Organized
Dentistry as an Agent for Helping Others: The Leadership of Donna
Dr. Mario J. Capuano, Class of 1992, on becoming President
of the Medical Staff at St. Charles Hospital in Port Jefferson,
Alban C. Burke, Class of 1994, on joining Harlem Dental
Associates, one of the oldest continuous dental practices in Harlem.
Lee R. Cohen, Class of 1998, on becoming a Diplomate of
the American Board of Periodontology, and on his appointments to
the clinical staff at the University of Florida/Shands Hospital
in Gainesville and at Boca Raton Community Hospital. Dr. Cohen also
maintains a private practice in Boca Raton.
Dr. Edo Lavi, Class of 2003, Advanced Education Program
in Orthodontics, on receiving a grant from Nefesh B’Nefesh,
an organization that encourages North American immigration to Israel,
where he will practice for three weeks each month, while returning
to practice one week in New York.