Focus on Alumni
Alumni in the Spotlight

Dr. Ruben Cohen (left) with Mr. Stanley Bergman, CEO of Henry Schein (right)


Dr. Herbert I. Bader, Class of 1961, on authoring an article entitled "Adjunctive Periodontal Therapy: A Review of Current Techniques" for Dentistry Today.

Dr. Robert J. Doherty, Class of 1963, on being installed as President of the New York State Dental Association for 2010–2011.


Dr. Alan A. Winter, Class of 1973, on receiving a grant from Nobel Biocare and Imaging Sciences to study dental cone beam CT laboratories. The results were published in the Journal of Implant and Advanced Clinical Dentistry.


Dr. Lawrence Nalitt, Class of 1983, on receiving the 2010 Fellowship Award of the Academy of General Dentistry.


Dr. Christina Klein, Class of 1997, on donating packages containing oral hygiene products and educational materials to over 1,400 students at Wagner College in Staten Island, New York, together with her sister, Dr. Dianne Klein, Class of 2004; and on coauthoring an article entitled "The Dream of D.D.S. Dynamic Dental Sisters" for the American Association of Women Dentists Chronicle, with Dr. Dianne Klein.

Dr. Michael Messana, PG Orthodontics Class of 1993, on being installed as Vice President of the New Jersey Dental Association.


Dr. Darshanjit Singh Pannu, Class of 2007, on being appointed an Assistant Professor of Prosthodontics at the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry upon completion of a prosthodontics residency at that school.

Dr. Maria Sheryl Villareal, Advanced Program for International Dentists in Prosthodontics Class of 2001, on being elected President of the Philippine Dental Association Pasay City Dental Chapter for 2011.

Dr. Sherwin Jose Villareal, Advanced Program for International Dentists in Implant Dentistry Class of 2008, on being appointed Head of the Oral Implantology Division of the Asian Hospital and Medical Center in Manila, Philippines; and on being appointed Co-Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the 102nd Annual Convention of the Philippine Dental Association.

Dr. Nicole Holland, Class of 2010, on being featured in the ADEA Bulletin of Dental Education Online for her volunteer efforts to improve oral health care for the underserved.

Dr. Ruben Cohen, Class of 2002, on being featured in the Dental Tribune, which covered the opening of his oral surgery practice, Park Avenue Oral & Facial Surgery. Among the speakers at the opening was Mr. Stanley Bergman, CEO of Henry Schein.