Dr. Ira E. Klein,
Class of 1934. A distinguished member of the NYUCD prosthodontics
faculty for over 50 years. Dr. Klein was also an effective advocate
for private support for the College, exemplified by his ability
to secure a major gift from Arnold and Marie Schwartz to establish
the Schwartz Hall of Dental Sciences in 1978.
Dr. Alvin M.
Sackler, Class of 1943. Dr. Sackler, a noted periodontist,
former NYUCD faculty member, and dear friend, was honored with the
naming in 1995 of the Dr. Alvin M. Sackler Distinguished Lectures
in Oral Medicine, which were made possible by a grant from the Raymond
and Beverly Sackler Foundation.
Dr. William B.
Sweder, Class of 1936. A member of the oral and maxillofacial
surgery faculty for nearly seven decades. Dr. Sweder was a model
of alumni devotion, professional excellence, and compassion.
J. Valauri, Class of 1949. Dr. Valauri, a pioneer in the
area of maxillofacial prosthetics and maxillofacial surgical reconstruction,
was a founding member of the Institute of Plastic and Reconstructive
Surgery at the NYU Medical Center. An oral and maxillofacial surgeon,
Dr. Valauri held clinical professorships at both NYUCD and the NYU
Dr. Milton B.
Wolin, Class of 1951. Dr. Wolin maintained a private practice
in Brooklyn for nearly 50 years.