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David H. Hershkowitz, B.S., A.A.S., D.D.S.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Cariology and Comprehensive Care
Room 839S Schwartz Hall, 345 East 24Th Street
Fax: 212-995-4496
E-mail:

 

Education:

1982 - B.S. - Case Western University, Clevand, Ohio

1982 - A.A.S - Board Certified Anesthesia Assistant, Ohio State Board of Anesthesiologists, Clevand, Ohio

1986 - D.D.S. - SUNY Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, Buffalo, NY

 

Research Interests / Professional Overview:

Dr. David Hershkowitz is Clinical Asst. Prof,  Associate Chair in the Department of Cariology and Comprehensive Care, responsible for the Clinical education of Pre- Doctoral Students.  He is Course Director of D3/D4 General Dental Clinic. Other Directorships include: D2 Clinic Orientation; D5 Remedial General Dentistry Clinic, and Director of our After Hours Emergency Care Clinic (AHEC).

Dr. Hershkowitz has presented nationally and is co-author in many publications and co-investigator in both clinical and educational research studies.  His area of interests are dealing with the apprehensive patient and clinical education.  Dr. David Hershkowitz received the Dean's Award in 2011 for his acheivements resulting in significant qualitative improvements in both Patient Care and Education as Associate Chair of Clinical Education.

Dr. Hershkowitz is also NYS Board Certified in General Anesthesia/Parenteral Sedation,  a member of both the American Dental Association (ADA) and the American Dental Education Association (ADEA). 

 

Current Funding:

N/A for immediate disclosure

 

Pub Med Articles:

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23649582

 

Representative Publications:

ABSTRACTS/POSTERS

Gendler, M, Podell, S, Hershkowitz D, Wolff M. “Learning the Essential Skills to Diagnose and Effectively Manage Medical Emergencies.” Accepted for presentation at the American Dental Association National Meeting in March 2014, San Antonio, Texas.

Brandolin, B., Harutunian,M.,  Weiss, J., Hershkowitz, D., Estafan, D. “Introducing Laser Technology to Predoctoral Dental Students.” 5th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, Barcelona, Spain, 1-3 July, 2013. (Peer-Reviewed)

Mastering CAD/CAM technology in Improving Student Skills in Sim Lab. A. De Bartolo DDS,  M. Gendler DDS, D. Hershkowitz DDS, D. Estafan DDS, MS, Mark Wolff  DDS, PhD. American Dental Education Association, Seattle, Wa; March 2013

“Surveying the Emergent Care Landscape: Preparing Students for Emergency Dental Patients.” June Weiss DMD, Bruce Brandolin DDS, David Hershkowitz DDS, Morey Gendler DDS, American Dental Education Association, Seattle, Wa; March 2013

“Using Digital Imaging To Provide Student Feedback: An Educational Use Of CAD/CAM Technology David Hershkowitz, Kenneth L. Allen, Denise Estafan. 5th International Conference of Education, Research, and Innovation, Madrid, Spain, 19-21 of November, 2012. (Peer-Reviewed)

Goren AD, Stabulas J, Branets I, Quinn B, Miodownik D, Dauer Z, Hershkowitz DH, Colosi DC, Dauer LT. "Organ and Effective Doses from Bitewing Imaging Using Male and Female Phantoms (6)." 63rd Annual Session, American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Savannah, GA, 14-17 November, 2012

Stabulas J, Branets I, Dauer LT, Quinn B, Dauer Z, Miodownik D, Hershkowitz DH, Colosi DC Goren AD. Pediatric Bitewing Exposure to Organs of the Head and Neck." 63rd Annual Session, American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Savannah, GA, 14-17 November, 2012

INTED Presentation: “60'S is The New Today's 40's: Old Age Is Not A Factor In Esthetic Dentistry,” M. Harutunian, A. Dibartolo, D. Estafan, D.Hershkowitz, Amir Daoud; International Assoociation for Technology, Education and Development 2012 (INTED2012), Valenica, Spain, 5-7 March 2012

ADEA Presentation: “Engaging and Training our Students in Medical Emergency Preparedness: A Student Led Medical Emergency Protocol for the Dental School Setting.” Dr. Morey J. Gendler, D.D.S., Dr. Scott W. Podell, D.M.D, M.P.H., Dr. David Hershkowitz, D.D.S., Dr. Mark S. Wolff, D.D.S., Ph.D.; American Dental Education Association, Orlando, FL; March 2012

ADEA Presentation: “Evaluating Students Knowledge and Communication Skills using an Oral Examination.” Allen, K., Kaim, J., Wolff, M., Hershkowitz, D.; American Dental Education Association, Orlando, FL; March 2012

ADEA Presentation: “Competency Examinations as Predictors of Performance on Regional Licensing Examinations,” Dr. Benjamin Godder, D.M.D., Dr. James Kaim, Dr. Mark Wolff, Dr. David Hershkowitz; American Dental Education Association, Orlando, FL; March 2012

ADEA Presentation: “Engagement and Marriage of Lab and Students,” Dr. Angela DeBartolo DDS, Dr. David Hershkowitz DDS, Dr. Gerald Klaczany DDS, Dr. Denise Estafan DDS; American Dental Education Association, Orlando, Fl; March 2012

ADEA Presentation: “ Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder, Old Age is not a Deterrent to Esthetic Dentistry,” Dr. M. Harutunian MD., DDS.,Dr. A. DeBartelo DDS., Dr. D. Hershkowitz DDS., Dr. D Estafan DDS.; American Dental Education Association, Orlando, Fl; March 2012

ADEA Presentation, “Private Practice Dentist to Dental Educator: A Transformation.” Dr. David Hershkowitz, Patricia Montalbano, Dr. James Kaim, Dr. Kenneth Allen

ADEA Presentation, “Improving Student Skills in Preparation Design of Inlays and Onlays Utilizing CAD/CAM Technology.” Track Name: Tech Expo, March 2010 ADEA Meeting – Dr. Steven Mark, Dr. Martine Mandracchia, Dr. David Hershkowitz, Dr. James Apltauer

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

Oral Presentation: “Faculty Development Workshop: Case-Based Pre-Clinical Education, What Students Think. Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum Development.” Dr. Kenneth Allen, Dr. David Hershkowitz, D.D.S., Dr. David Glotzer, D.D.S.; American Dental Education Association, Orlando, FL; March 2012

Allen, K., Kaim, J., Wolff, M., Hershkowitz, D. Evaluating Knowledge and Communication Skills: The Oral Exam (SoTLfest selection). Faculty Development Workshop (FDW); American Dental Education Association, San Diego, CA; 3/14/11

PUBLICATIONS

Book Chapters and Monologues

Weinberg, M and Froum, SJ; “The Dentist’s Drug and Prescription Guide.” Wiley-Blackwell. 2013: Fine, JB; Gupta, Larry; Hershkowitz, D; Silverman, H; Singh SM

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

“Using Digital Imaging To Provide Student Feedback: An Educational Use Of CAD/CAM Technology David Hershkowitz, Kenneth L. Allen, Denise Estafan. International Association of Technology, Education and Development (IATED) November, 2012.

Apltauer, D.D.S.,  James J., Silver, D.D.S., Joel, Friedman, D.D.S., Lawrence J., Resnick, D.D.S., Steven J., Berkowitz, D.D.S., Leonard I., Rochlen, D.D.S., Glenn K., Blye, D.D.S., Jeffrey S., Hershkowitz, D.D.S.,  David H., Berkowitz, D.D.S., Gary S., “Use of Barricade® Periodontal Dressing Material as a Temporary Restoration for Inlay/Onlay Preparations” General Dentistry. (Accepted for Publication)

Silver J, Hershkowitz D, Rochlen G, Maloney WJ. Una Revision del tabaco y el alcohol como factores de riesgo para cancer oral [A Review of tobacco and alcohol use as risk factors for oral cancer]. Dentista y Paciente 2012; 13 (6):28-32

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Apltauer, D.D.S.,  James J., Silver, D.D.S., Joel, Friedman, D.D.S., Lawrence J., Resnick, D.D.S., Steven J., Berkowitz, D.D.S., Leonard I., Rochlen, D.D.S., Glenn K., Blye, D.D.S., Jeffrey S., Hershkowitz, D.D.S.,  David H., Berkowitz, D.D.S., Gary S., “Use of a visible light-cured periodontal dressing material as a temporary restoration for inlay/onlay preparations” General Dentistry May/June 2013: e17-20

De Bartolo, A, Gendler , M, Estafan, D, Hershkowitz, D, Wolff,, M. “Challenging Students with CAD/CAM Technology: Going Beyond the Comfort Zone of Senior Students” journal of Dental Education, Vol 77, Number 2, p252, February 2013.

Dauer, Lawrence; Branets, Iryna; Stabulas-Savage, Jeanine; Quinn, Brian; Miodownik, Daniel; Dauer, Zachary; Colosi, Dan; Hershkowitz, David; Goren, Arthur.  “Optimising Radiographic Bitewing Examination To Adult And Juvenile Patients Through The Use Of Anthropomorphic Phantoms” Radiat Prot Dosimetry (2013) (Peer-Reviewed) http://rpd.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2013/08/03/rpd.nct196.full

De Bartolo, A, Gendler , M, Estafan, D, Hershkowitz, D, Wolff,, M. “Challenging Students with CAD/CAM Technology: Going Beyond the Comfort Zone of Senior Students” 2013 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition, Washington State Convention & Trade Center 
Seattle, Washington, March 16-19, 2013. https://www.mededportal.org/icollaborative/resource/602

June Weiss DMD, Bruce Brandolin DDS, David Hershkowitz DDS, Morey Gendler DDS, “Surveying the Emergent Care Landscape: Preparing Students for Emergency Dental Patients” https://www.mededportal.org/icollaborative/resource/606

Maloney WJ, Rochlen G, Hershkowitz D, Gendler M, Podell S, Kampf E. El poem syphilis sive morbis gallicus y las raices etimolgicas de la sifilis (The epic poem 'Syphilis Sive Morbus Gallicus' and the etymological roots of syphilis). Dentista y Paciente 2013;14(3):26-31.

“Using CAD/CAM Technology to Evaluate Preparations in the Clinic.” Hershkowitz, D; Allen, K; Estafan, D; Wolff, M., February 11, 2013. https://www.mededportal.org/icollaborative/resource/605

"Challenging  Students  with CAD/CAM  Technology Going  Beyond the Comfort  Zone of Senior Students," A. De Bartolo DDS,  M. Gendler DDS, D. Hershkowitz DDS, D. Estafan DDS, MS, Mark Wolff  DDS, PhD; https://www.mededportal.org/icollaborative/resource/602 

Silver J, Hershkowitz D, Maloney WJ, Kampf. El enemigo final del general Ulysses S. Grant: carcinoma de celulas escamosas [General Ulysses S. Grant's final foe: squamous cell carcinoma]. Dentista y Paciente 2012 (11):32-36.

Author of a journal rebuttal article in the Suffolk Dental Bulletin, Volume 38, Number 6, Oct 2009.  A response to:  “We don’t need more dental schools – Dr. Bonomo’s ‘Last Word.’” Dr. David Hershkowitz DDS.