Winter 2011 Table of Contents              






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

The Future Is Interdisciplinary
Michael Wilson, '05, Embraces an Interdisciplinary Approach to
Expand Access to Comprehensive Health Care
- Stephanie Susnjara

Dr. Wilson Reaches Out to Pediatricians and Family Care Practitioners to Improve Children's Oral Health

Bringing a Psychosocial Perspective to Education, Research, and Patient Care

Dentistry, Hygiene, and Nursing Collaborations Across the Lifespan
- Barbara Kancelbaum

Partnering for Health in Nicaragua

Bringing Primary Care to Dental Patients

Integrated Case Seminars Immerse Students
in Collaborative, Interdisciplinary Thinking
- Barbara Kancelbaum

Part II of the Emerging Debate on the Role of
Research in Dental Education and the Profession

The Role of AADR in the Future of the Dental Profession
- David Wong, Christopher Fox, and Michael Kalutkiewicz

Dental Education: Immune to Change or
Up to the Task of Regenerative Reform?
- Dr. R. Bruce Donoff

Let's Get Together
- Dr. Jack Dillenberg

Arizona Senior Robert Trujillo Is SCADA Winner

The Road to Abilene: An Appeal to Dental Schools to Avoid a One-Size-Fits-All Approach to the Research Mission in Dental Education
- Dr. Richard Buchanan and Dr. Dominick DePaola

Research in Focus
NYU Dental Study Identifies Promising New Approach for Treating Tooth Hypersensitivity

New Evidence from NYU College of Dentistry Supports Link Between Periodontal Inflammation and Alzheimer's Disease

MedEdPortal Commends NYUCD on Faculty Publications

Dr. Brian Schmidt Outlines His Vision for the Bluestone Center for Clinical Research

Recruiting Minority Research Subjects: One PEARL* P-I's Experience

Linkow Implantology Collection Now Online at the NYU Health Sciences Libraries

Materials Scientists at NYU-Poly and NYUCD Partner to Design Body Armor to Be More Resistant to Roadside Bombs

Recruiting the Best
Full-time Faculty Recruits 2000-2010

Recruiting the Best

NYUCD Extends a Warm Welcome to Its Newest Part-time Faculty

Congratulations to Recently Promoted Part-time Faculty

Promoting Our Own
Promoting Our Own

International Partners in Health
NYUCD Marks 16th Outreach to the Dominican Republic

NYUCD Faculty Featured at 2010 World Workshop on Oral Medicine

Annual Implant Symposia Draw Dentists from 23 Countries

Spanish Study Club Holds First Reunion

NYUCD Presents Implant Lecture at China's Largest Dental Meeting

Focus on International Faculty
Dr. Andrew Spielman: Globally Educated, Passionate About the History of Dentistry and Medicine

Dr. Christian F. J. Stappert: A Sabbatical at NYUCD Provides a Path to Tenure at a German University

A Tale of Two Cities: The Bi-continental Commuter Life of Dr. Dana Vieru

Grants and Philanthropy
Grenada Approves National Oral Health Model Developed by NYUCD-Henry Schein Cares Global Student Outreach Program; Colgate-Palmolive and GC America Augment Support

Major Gift from Dentsply International Keeps NYUCD in the Vanguard of Implant Dentistry Research

Generous Gift from Dr. Rory Perimenis, '85, Creates the Peter and Carmen Perimenis Group Practice Director's Office

NYUCD's Dr. Brian L. Schmidt and Boston Biomedical Research Institute Share $1.25 Million NIH Grant for Cancer Pain Research

Multimillion Dollar NIH Grant Pairs Venter Institute and NYUCD on Study to Predict Caries Risk

NIH Grant Awarded to NYUCD to Identify Bacteria Associated with Oral Cancer

New York Stock Exchange Is Site for Recognition of College of Dentistry Donors

NYUCD in the News
NYUCD in the News: A Sampling of Recent Media Coverage

News from the Colleges
Accreditation Site Visitors Find NYUCD "Amazing!"

100 Percent Pass Rate for NYU Dental Students on National Boards

Smiling Faces, Going Places Dental Van Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Commemorative Video and Visits to Districts of Legislative Supporters

Academy of Distinguished Educators Gets Off to an Impressive Start

NYUCD-Henry Schein Cares Global Student Outreach Program Provides Oral Health Care in Machias, Maine

Dr. Seok-Kyun Kim Receives Smigel Prize

NYUCD Introduces Online Faculty Experts Guide for the Media

Video Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Clinical Research Program

Celebrating Our Community
NYU College of Nursing Dean Terry Fulmer Elected to
Membership in the Institute of Medicine (IOM)

Post-Doc: Dr. I. N. Quartararo Retires After a Lifetime of Service to Alma Mater and the Profession

Edly Destine, '14: How Sweet It Is to Become a Dentist

Dental Hygiene Student Rosa Maria Salvo, '12,
Delights in Giving Each Patient a Fresh Start

Third Annual Greening Awareness Day Celebrates Environmental Sustainability

White Coat Ceremonies Welcome New Students

Great American Smokeout 2010

100-Plus Students, Faculty, and Staff Volunteer for 2010 Live United Bridge Walk

13 NYU Dental Students Complete 2010 NYC Marathon

Congratulations to...
Congratulations to...

Focus on Alumni
Alumni Association Installs New Officers, Celebrates Quinquennial Classes 1965-2005

For Young People Interested in Dental Careers, Alumni Mentors Can Make All the Difference

Alumni in the Spotlight

In Remembrance
In Remembrance

Dr. David L. Korris, '43: Generosity That Helps Students Year After Year

Honor Roll of Donors
We thank our benefactors