In Remembrance

Dr. Sidney I. Silverman

Dr. Sidney I. Silverman, Class of 1937, passed away in September at the age of 96. Dr. Silverman had a legendarily productive career. A long-time professor and chairman of the department of prosthodontics at NYUCD, his alma mater, he later reinvented himself as a faculty member at the NYU School of Medicine, where he served with distinction as a clinical professor in the department of neurology pursuing an avid interest in research combining neurology with oral medicine. Yet he never gave up dentistry, his first professional love. Indeed, he continued to practice dentistry until over the age of 90. Last spring he was honored for 50 years of service to the College, which he said accounted for his longevity. Dr. Silverman was the author of the book, Comes the Millenium—It's Still Tough to be Jewish: 100 Years in the Life of An Immigrant Family, published in 2006 by Savant Book Series. His passing truly marks the end of an era.

We also remember the following distinguished colleagues:

Dr. Michael Ariola, Class of 1946

Dr. Herman Belkin, Class of 1951

Dr. Michael Bernfeld, Class of 1973

Dr. Ronald S. Brandt, Jr., Class of 1958

Dr. Evan Chandler, Class of 1972

Dr. Michael Firestone, Class of 1967

Dr. Robert Levin, Class of 1952

Dr. Henry Lober, Class of 1961

Dr. Oddvin Lokken, Class of 1961

Dr. James C. Marsters, Class of 1952

Dr. Bernard Pepper, Class of 1942

Dr. Julius B. Rosenthal, Class of 1933

Dr. Joseph Valinoti, Former faculty member

Dr. George J. Wrubel, Class of 1956