Winter 2007 Table of Contents
Winter 2007 Table of Contents






The Magic of Mentoring

Message from the Herman Robert Fox Dean
Message from the Herman Robert Fox Dean

NYU President John Sexton on the Great Teacher
Who Became His Formative Mentor

Professors Who Mentor Are Professors Who Matter

The Faculty Mentoring Program at the University of Michigan
School of Dentistry

NYUCD Moves to Create a Culture of Faculty Mentoring

Mentoring: The Essential Ingredient in Developing
the Next Generation of Nursing Leaders

Student Peer Mentoring at NYUCD:
An Idea Whose Time Has Come

Everyone Needs a Mentor - NYUCD’s Commitment to Mentoring Administrators and Staff

Research in Focus
Update on PEARL Network Studies

Identifying a Method for Predicting the Clinical Performance of Ceramic Crowns

NYUCD Introduces Formal Research Training for First-Year Students

Summer Student Research Program Enrollment Up for Fourth Straight Year

Recruiting the Best
Recruiting the Best

Promoting our own
Promoting our own

International Partners in Health
In Remote Tanzania, Outreach Team Implements Caries Prevention Model

Uganda Outreach for NYUCD Professor

Virgin Islands Pediatric Outreach Continues

International Alumni Expand NYUCD’s Global Impact

International Programs to Hold First Global Alumni Reunion

Focus on International Faculty
Dr. Esther Kuyinu: Targeting Dental Needs in Nigeria

Dr. Yihong Li: Making It Easier for Chinese Students to Study at NYUCD First Four Mainland Chinese Students Enroll in September

Grants and Philanthropy
$6.2 Million NIH Grant Awarded to Dr. Dan Malamud for HIV Research

Edward Fox Donates $5 Million to NYU College of Dentistry to Establish the Herman Robert Fox Deanship

NYU College of Dentistry and NYU School of Medicine Share $3.1 Million NIH Award with UMDNJ to Study Causes of Temporomandibular Disorder

Nursing and Dentistry Researchers Receive Grant to Study Elder Mistreatment

NYU College of Dentistry Awarded $1.2M NIH Grant to Develop Fracture-Resistant Zirconia Restorations

Dr. Timothy Bromage Receives NSF Grant to Compare African and European Bone Development

Michael C. Alfano Commons Named

NYUCD in the News
NYUCD in the News

News from the College
Welcoming the Class of 2011

New York University College of Nursing’s Mobile Health
Program Gets Ready to Roll

New Master’s Program Combines Biology and Oral Biology

Put Yourself on the Path to Good Health” Is Theme of Free Screenings at NYU’s Colleges of Dentistry and Nursing

Inside the Dentistry/Nursing Collaboration: DDS Students Learn to Medically Assess Their Patients

Alfano Portrait Unveiled

Browsing eBay and Opening a Door onto History: NYUCD Professor Traces the Birth of the Most Important 18th Century Dental Text: Fauchard’s Le Chirurgien Dentiste*

Endodontics at NYU Celebrates 80th Anniversary

Ice Cream Social Welcomes New Dean

Technology Briefs: Chairside Digital Radiology Comes to NYUCD

Technology Briefs: New 3-D Bone Tissue Scaffold Printer
Could Speed Up Bone Regeneration

Celebrating Our Community
NYU Names Dr. Dianne Rekow As Special Advisor to The President and the Provost On Engineering

Global Health Nexus Takes First Place in Design Competition

A Doubleheader for Dr. Jonathan Ship: Named As Third Editor of Burket’s Oral Medicine and honored with Penn Dental School’s Alumni Award of Merit

College of Nursing Dean Terry Fulmer Named to Skidmore College Board of Trustees

Aura Caldera: The Reason for NYUCD’s Outreach to Nicaragua

David Stubbs: Against All Odds

Dr. Gerald S. Wank: Celebrating 50 Years of Faculty Service

The Spirits Manifest Themselves at Pre-Halloween Party

Congratulations to...

185 Athletes Screened at Special Olympics

Focus on Alumni
Alumni Association and Five-Year Classes from ‘57 to ‘02 Join in Celebration

Congratulations to...

In Remembrance

We Thank Our Benefactors:
We Thank Our Benefactors: