Makeovers, an ABC-TV program, featured an aesthetic
dentistry makeover, at right, performed by Dr. Brian Chadroff, Clinical
Assistant Professor of Periodontics and of Implant Dentistry.
The New York Times published a photo of
Dean Alfano serving on the F.D.A. advisory panel
concerning the “morning after” pill.
News featured the Rosenthal Institute for Aesthetic
Dentistry in a story entitled “Dentistry Goes High Tech.”
Health Information reported on a study by Dr.
Jane A. McCutcheon, Associate Professor of Basic Science
and Craniofacial Biology, that describes how compounds in cigarettes
allow cancer to slip past the body’s immune system.
ADA News carried a story about NYUCD’s new combined
BA-DDS degree program in collaboration with Tuskegee University.
The story was also reported by the Bulletin of Dental
Education, The New York State Dental Journal, Black Issues in Higher
Education, Tuskegee News, the Nashville
Pride, and the Winston-Salem Chronicle.
Health Advisor featured comments by Dr. Christian
R. Carter, a Clinical Fellow in Periodontics, on the dentist’s
role in spotting the earliest signs of osteoporosis.
New York State Dental Journal published a special
issue entitled “More Than Willing and Able: Dentists at the
Ready to Respond When Called,” which featured an editorial
by Dean Alfano (“Terrorism Preparedness for
Flag, Family, and Future”), and an article coauthored by Dr.
Walter J. Psoter, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology &
Health Promotion, Dr. Douglas E. Morse, Assistant
Professor of Epidemiology & Health Promotion, and Dr.
Dianne Rekow, Director of Translational Research and Chairperson
of NYUCD’s Bioterrorism and Catastrophe Response Task Force
(“Enhancing Medical and Public Health Capabilities in Times
Diario-La Prensa interviewed Dr. Gustavo Cruz,
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology & Health Promotion and Director
of Public Health and Health Promotion, about tobacco cessation techniques.
International quoted Dr. David Ahearn,
a Clinical Assistant Professor of General Dentistry and Management
Science, on a new stereoscopic imaging device that will provide
dentists and surgeons with the sort of depth perception previously
available only through the binocular eyepieces of a standard microscope.
York Magazine featured Dr. Larry Rosenthal,
Class of 1972 and principal benefactor of the Rosenthal Institute
for Aesthetic Dentistry, in an article entitled “Best Beauty
Docs.” Also featured in the article was NYUCD alumnus Dr.
Irwin Smigel for whom NYUCD’s Smigel Prize in Aesthetic
Dentistry is named. Dr. Rosenthal was also featured in a Crain’s
New York Business story entitled “Service for
a Smile” on job seekers investing in brighter smiles, in a
Good Housekeeping Magazine story entitled
“How to Score a Perfect Smile,” also carried in the
Las Vegas Review-Journal and The
Staten Island Advance, and in an O, The
Oprah Magazine story entitled “The Pearly Gates.”
Practice quoted Dean Alfano in an
editorial on the NIH’s 2001 Consensus Development Conference
on the Diagnosis and Management of Dental Caries Throughout Life.
The same issue of Dental Practice quoted
Dr. Ralph Katz, Professor and Chairman of the Department
of Epidemiology & Health Promotion, on the importance of looking
for “counter information” in assessing published studies.
Illinois Dental News and CDS
Review both reported on NYUCD’s Bioterrorism
and Catastrophe Response Task Force initiatives.
Online carried a story entitled “NYU Integrates
Invisalign® Into Dental School Curriculum.”
Wetherfield Post reported on NYUCD’s
participation in biodontics training in an article entitled “Biodontics
Promotes Biotechnology from Scientists to Dental Practitioners.”
New York Sun quoted Executive Associate Dean for Administration
Steven Donofrio on legislation that would allow
Medicaid recipients enrolled in private HMOs to seek care from academic
dental centers regardless of whether those centers are part of their
HMO’s network of providers. The Sun also quoted Ms.
Rita Startup, Assistant Dean for Development and Alumni
Programs, in an article entitled “Breaking Out the Ball Gowns,
Black Ties & Checkbooks.”
Health Pulse carried an item on the April 2003, U.S.
Army-sponsored course for health professionals on handling chemical,
radiological, and biological attacks, which was held at NYUCD.
Fort Worth Texas Star-Telegram story, “Dental
Implants: Bringing the Carefree Back Into Your Smile,” featured
comments by Dr. Graziano Giglio, Clinical Associate
Professor of Prosthodontics.
featured comments by Dean Alfano and Dr.
Dianne Rekow at the March 2003 conference cosponsored by
the ADA and the Department of Health and Human Services on “Dentistry’s
Role in Bioterrorism and Other Catastrophic Events.” The story,
entitled “Homeland Security,” described Dean
Alfano as “the point man in mobilizing dentists for
the cause.” The ADA News also reported
on NYUCD’s participation in the conference.
a lifestyle magazine published in Japanese in Tokyo and New York,
highlighted the availability of affordable aesthetic dentistry care
at the Rosenthal Institute for Aesthetic Dentistry.
quoted Dean Alfano on demographic and health trends
in an article describing Henry Schein, Inc.’s growth (“No
Gap on Success”). The story was also carried on CNNMoney
(World Wide Web Edition).
Hygienist quoted Dean Alfano on the
results of a nationwide poll that found that 77 percent of Americans
view their oral health as very important to their overall health.
York Resident carried an interview with Dr.
Eugene Hittelman, Associate Professor of Epidemiology &
Health Promotion, on helping patients deal with dental phobias.
York Post story quoted Dr. Andrew I. Spielman,
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, on preventing bad breath in
a story entitled “Mouthing Off Without Making Scents.”
News published a photo of NYUCD alumnus and U.S. Army
Lieutenant Yahya Radwan, ’02, providing oral health care in
Baghdad in May 2003.
Journal of the American Dental Association published
the NYUCD-compiled “Bioterrorism and Catastrophe Response:
A Quick-Reference Guide to Resources,” which was also publicized
on the ADA News Web site.
Magazine featured NYUCD student Alicia Samuels,
Class of 2007, in an article entitled “Getting Into the Swim