Dr. Robert Boylan, Associate Professor of Basic Science and Craniofacial Biology, has been named Interim Chair of the Department of Basic Science and Craniofacial Biology. A nationally known scholar and educator who has been a member of the faculty for over 35 years, Dr. Boylan will lead the department during the search for a permanent chair to replace Dr. Dianne Rekow, who has been named Senior Vice Provost for Engineering and Technology at NYU. (See related story)
Dr. Leila Jahangiri, formerly Assistant Professor of Prosthodontics, has been promoted to Associate Professor of Prosthodontics. Dr. Jahangiri continues to serve as Chair of the Department of Prosthodontics.
Mr. Ira Beresnoy, formerly Director of Clinic Operations, has been promoted to the newly created
position of Senior Director for Clinic Operations and Extramural Programs. Mr. Beresnoy is responsible for directing all aspects of the centralized Clinic Management System, assisting in the development and oversight of extramural programs, and acting on behalf of the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs in his absence.
Ms. Veronica Barlovic, formerly Assistant Director of Financial Management & Business Operations, has been promoted to Assistant Director of Operations at the Bluestone Center for Clinical Research.
Mr. Junior Bazzey, formerly a Clinic Manager, has been promoted to Manager of Clinical Financial Management & Business Operations.
Ms. Nicole Greco, formerly an Instructor in Dental Hygiene, has been promoted to Clinical Assistant Professor of Dental Hygiene.
Dr. Igor Chikunov, '02, and Advanced Education Program in Prosthodontics, '05, formerly a part-time Clinical Assistant Professor of Prosthodontics, has been appointed a full-time Clinical Assistant Professor of Prosthodontics. Dr. Chikunov earned a DDS degree from the Dental School at Kharkov State Medical University in the Ukraine, and a
certificate in maxillofacial prosthodontics from the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center's Maxillofacial Prosthodontics and Dental Oncology Fellowship Program.
Mr. Anthony Rice, formerly an Outreach Coordinator, has been promoted to Clinic Manager in the group practice of Dr. Allan Solden & Associates.
Dr. Andrea S. Schreiber, formerly a Clinical Associate Professor of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, has been promoted to Clinical Professor of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr. Walter J. Psoter, formerly an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology & Health Promotion, has been promoted to Associate Professor of Epidemiology & Health Promotion.