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News from the College

Winter 2007
Construction Update
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

Spring 2007
Defying the Odds: NYU’s Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Program
Class of 2007, Michael C. Alfano, and Mary Tyler Moore Honored at Graduation
NYU College of Nursing Cuts Ribbon on New Nursing Faculty Practice
Walking to Stamp Out Oral Cancer
American Museum of Natural History Exhibits NYUCD Professor’s "Lucy"
Colleges of Dentistry and Nursing Present Cancer Awareness Day
NYUCD Issues Themed Postage Stamps for Applicant Acceptances
Dr. Ken Rothman is Featured Speaker at NYU Oral Cancer
     RAAHP Center Seminar

National Museum of Dentistry Exhibit Comes to NYUCD
NYUCD Hosts Fifth Annual Give Kids A Smile® Day
Teeth–In–An–HourTM Joins CDE Curriculum
NYUCD Partners with Odyssey House
Steinhardt at Saklad Concert Series Debuts
Technology Briefs

Fall/Winter 2006
Nursing Faculty Practice Opens at the College of Dentistry
NYUCD and Oral Health America Kick Off
“Smiles Across America” at P.S. 130, Oct. 31

New Dual Degree Program Combines Dentistry and Global Public Health
Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice Joins Curriculum
NYU Nutrition Students Offer Dental Patients Consultations While They Wait
Dental and Nursing Colleges, ABC7 and Colgate Offer Free Shape-up for Fall
A Record Number of Participants in Summer Research Training at NYUCD
Clinical Research Program Celebrates Fifth Anniversary
NYUCD Hosts Annual Meeting of International Pemphigus Foundation
Specially Designed CT Scanner Provides More Accurate Imaging
NYU College of Dentistry Hosts Donald H. Enlow International Research Symposium

Spring 2006
Nursing Clinic to Open at NYUCD
Colleges of Dentistry and Nursing Launch Evidence-Based Practice Program
Inaugural Robert N. Eskow NYU Implant Dentistry Award Presented
NYUCD Students Lead First New York City Oral Cancer Walk
Oral Cancer Consortium Sponsors Eighth Annual Screening
NYU Chapter of ASDA Issues a Call to Action on Oral Cancer: The Future is in
    OUR Hands

For Young Patients, a Trip to the Dentist Now Includes a Visit with a Nutritionist
Keeping Kids Safe: NYU Provides Free Dental IDs for New York Youngsters
Visit Our New Web Site
Public Funding, Private Orthodontic Care, Academic Peer Review: A Recipe for

The New York State Dental Journal Looks for Diverstiy and Finds it at NYUCD
Quartararo Department of Endodontics Launches Online Curriculum Enrichment

HBO's Sopranos Shoots at NYUCD
Global Oral Health: Why Does It Matter? A Conversation with Dr. Poul Erick

NYUCD Hosts LSU Students Displaced by Katrina
NYU is First Dental School to Exhibit Tomorrow's Dental Office - Today!
NYUCD Proud to Support “Emergency Preparedness: Responding to
    Catastrophes & Bioterrorism”

Fall/Winter 2005
Department of Cariology and Comprehensive Care Formed
Merger Creates New Dr. Arthur Ashman Department of Periodontology and
    Implant Dentistry
NYUCD Performing Endoscopic Surgery for Salivary Gland Disease
Mr. Gary K. Kunkle, Jr., Dr. Jonathan L. Ferencz, and Mr. Robert Gottlander
    Join Dean's Advisory Council
Congressman Rangel Welcomes NYU Dental Van to His Harlem District
NYU College of Dentistry, ABC7, and Colgate Cosponser Weeklong Free
Epocrates Guides Put a World of Knowledge in Dental Students' Pockets
PEARL Network Appoints Practitioner Advisory Group

Spring 2005
Innovations in Clinical Teaching
Regional Patient Conference and CE Course on Trigeminal Neuralgia and
    Chronic Facial Pain Held at NYUCD
NYU Prosthodontics Symposium to Honor Dr. Harold Litvak
New York State Legislative Scholarship Established
Renowned Dental Hygiene Textbook Author Visits NYUCD
Dr. Gordon J. Christensen Receives Smigel Prize
Inaugural Dr. Gerald W. Deas Scholar Receives American Medical Student
    Association Foundation Award
Second Dr. Gerald W. Deas Scholarship Awarded
NYUCD Celebrates the Opening of the College Commons and Faculty Study

Fall 2004
U.S. Surgeon General Tells NYU Dental Graduates They Have Key Role to Play
    in Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response

A Surprise Presentation to Dean Alfano
New Scholarship Aims to Increase the Number of Underrepresented Groups in

Serving Our Community in New Ways
NYUCD and Nova Southeastern University Sign Cooperative Agreement
Teeth Hold Clues to Cancer Development, Says NYUCD Professor
NYUCD Hosts Colgate-ADA Teleconference on Diabetes
Using the Microscope to Create Art
University of the Pacific Names Its San Francisco Dental School in Honor of
    Dean Arthur A. Dugoni

ABC 7 and Colgate-Palmolive Join College of Dentistry in Cosponsoring Free
    Oral Health Screenings

Winter 2004
NYUCD Prepares Dental Students for Future Roles as Emergency Responders
The New York State Dental Foundation Unveils New Bioterrorism Course at

NYUCD/GNYDM Partnership Broadcasts First Live Patient Demonstration at
    Major Dental Congress

Friends of the NIDCR's Media Award of Excellence Presented to ABC7
    Broadcaster Sam Champion

NYUCD Cosponsers and Hosts International Oral Medicine Symposium
NIDCR Director Argues for Multidisciplinary Training in a Post-Genomic Age
NIDCR's Education and Clinical Affairs Directors Also Pay a Visit
Update on GME Funding Battle: A Bittersweet Victory
Health Care E-Marketing and E-Learning Pioneer Joins Dean's Advisory Council
NYUCD and Colgate Team Up to Bring More Dental Services to New York

Waldmann Memorial Library Moves to Larger Facilities in the Manhattan VA
    Medical Center

RAAHPer of the Year Award Presented to Dr. Augustus Elias of the University of
    Puerto Rico

Aiming High: First Graduates of Ms Program in Clinical Research
Give Kids a Smile Day National Kick Off at NYUCD
NYUCD Joins Tribute to City's 9/11 Forensic Dentists

Summer 2003
Dean Alfano Appoints Advisory Council
Thousands Cheer the Class of 2003: Honorees Include Dr. Dominick P.
    DePaola, Keynote Speaker, and Legendary Actor Ossie Davis, Strusser
    Award Recipient

Bioterrorism Preparedness Update: NYUCD Hosts Army Training Course on
    Chemical, Biological, and Nuclear Agent Threats

ABC 7 and Colgate-Palmolive Join NYUCD in Cosponsoring Free Oral Health
    Screenings for 3,500 New Yorkers

Oral Cancer Consortium Screenings Move to April
"Take Two and Call me in the Morning" Noted Analgesic Researcher, Dr. Paul
    Desjardins, Presents Sackler Distinguished Lecture

Giving Kids a Smile: NYUCD Helps Kick off National Access to Care Day
Dental Assisting Program Celebrates Final Graduation
CE at NYUCD: The Strategic Choice for Lifelong Learning
Just Around the Corner: Accreditation 2003
Smiling Faces, Going Places Visits City Hall

Winter 2003
NYUCD Creates Bioterrorism and Catastrophe Response Task Force
D. K. William Mopper to Receive Smigel Prize in Aesthetic Dentistry
Oral Cancer Consortium's Free Screenings Expand to Pennsylvania
The Oral Cancer Foundation: One Man's Crusade
NYUCD and Tuskegee University Sign Historic Agreement

Summer 2002
Former Mayor David N. Dinkins Delivers Graduation 2002 Keybote Address
A Harlem State of Mind
New "Ask Your Dentist" Program

Winter 2002
Ready, Set, Go: Spectacular Learning Center Opens on the 11th Floor
2-Year Advanced Placement Program Comes to an End
Friends in Need: Dominicans at Home and Abroad
Third Regional Oral Cancer Awareness Campaign
Smigel Prize Committee Seeks Nominations
Global Health NEXUS Wins Second Annual ICD Award

Summer 2001
On the Road with Smiling Faces, Going Places
A Visit from News Channel 4
Oral Cancer Screenings Added to NYU School of Medicine Program
Sierra Leone War Victims Aided by NYUCD
Hospital-Linked Faculty Practice Opens

Fall/Winter 2000
Surgeon General’s Report on Oral Health Previewed at NYUCD Graduation
Second Regional Oral Cancer Awareness Campaign
Global Health NEXUS Wins a Top ICD Journalism Award
New Students Welcomed at White Coat Ceremony
Inspiring Greatness: NYUCD Volunteers Give Their All at Special Olympics
GME Funding Approved
New Divisional Structure Announced
Pioneering a Digital Curriculum
Mentoring Program Gets Underway

Spring 2000
NYUCD Joins Biomedical Research Alliance of New York
"Smiling Faces, Going Places" - NYUCD Launches Dental Van
U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher to Present NYUCD Graduation Keynote

Screenings Around Town
Ad Campaign Promises No More Cavities
New York Legislators Come to Call
Dr. Robert Genco Presents Sackler Distinguished Lecture
For French and Taiwanese Dentists, CDE Equals NYUCD
Allied Dental Health Programs Get New Look

An Amazing Week in the Life of NYUCD
Dentrix Goes Live
Strategic Planning Initiative Update
NYUCD to Create Faculty and Staff Development Center
Millennium Arrives and Celebrations Flourish
NYUCD Receives ADA Geriatric Oral Health Care Award
NYUCD Welcomes 40 Operation Link-Up Students
Smigel Prize in Aesthetic Dentistry Established
BBC-TV Crew Visits NYUCD
NYUCD and the Internet Change Mexican Man's Life

Spring 1999
NYUCD Names Its First Quality Assurance Officer
NYUCD Cosponsers Health Writers Briefing at National Press Club
Clinical Research Center to Rise at NYUCD
NIDCR Staff Make Visits to NYUCD
Strategic Planning Initiative Gets Under Way
Examining the Genetic Roots of Tooth Development
NIDCR Director Harold Slavkin Presents Sackler Distinguished Lecture
Bringing Care to the Dominican Republic
International Ceramics in Medicine Symposium Held at NYUCD
Recent Research Grants and Contracts