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Dr. Meister, left, receives th Orthodontic Alumni Distinguished Service Award from Dr. Moskowitz, President of the NYU Orthodontic Alumni Society


Dr. Malcolm Meister, Class of 1955, on receiving the NYU Orthodontic Alumni Society Distinguished Service Award.

Dr. Burton Wasserman, Class of 1957, on being appointed to serve a four-year term as a general dentist on the Periodontics Review Board of the ADA Commission on Dental Accreditation.


Dr. Marvin A. Fier, Class of 1971, on being selected by the University of Louisville School of Dentistry to participate in a pilot program to assess new technology for oral cancer detection.

Dr. Daniel B. Krantz, Class of 1975, on becoming President-elect of the New Jersey Dental Association.

Dr. Elliott M. Moskowitz, Class of 1972, Clinical Associate Professor of Orthodontics, on being appointed Director of the newly established New York State Dental Association’s New York City Office, and on participating in a roundtable discussion on “The Future of Orthodontics” sponsored by the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics.


Dr. Maxine Feinberg, Class of 1980, on being elected President of the New Jersey State Board of Dentistry and Chair of the ADA Council on Members’ Insurance and Retirement Programs.

Dr. John L. Pfail, Class of 1980, on coauthoring an article entitled "Replacing a Traditional Stainless Steel Crown with CEREC CAD/CAM Technology," for Dentistry Today.


Dr. Ira Handschuh, Class of 1990, on authoring a “Viewpoint” column on planning for emergencies in a dental practice for Dental Economics.

Dr. Phyllis G. Merlino, Class of 1994, on becoming a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.


Dr. Christine Calamia, Class of 2007, on receiving the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Student Award of Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry.

Dr. Ada Cooper, Class of 2002, ADA Consumer Advisor, on appearing on the Today Show on NBC in July to talk about dental topics that are popular with consumers, including tooth whitening and other cosmetic procedures.