Five participants in NYUCD’s Teaching in Dental Education (TIDE) Fellowship program have published reviews that appear in the April 2015 issue of the Journal of Dental Education (JDE). The five authors contributed to a new JDE feature that debuted in January 2015 called "Peer Education: Reviews of the Literature (PERLs)." READ MORE >>>
April 1, 2015
The 10th annual NYC Oral Cancer Walk will take place on Sunday, April 19, 2015, starting at Commodore Barry Park (Flushing Avenue, corner of Navy Street, Brooklyn). Registration begins at 9 am, followed by welcoming ceremonies at 10 am, and the approximately four-mile walk begins at 11 am.
Students from NYU’s Colleges of Dentistry and Nursing, and from local chapters of the Student National Dental Association (SNDA), will partner with Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, Stony Brook Health Sciences Center, Rutgers University School of Dental Medicine, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, the Oral Cancer Foundation, the Oral Cancer Consortium, the NYU Oral Cancer Center, Colgate and other sponsors to help stamp out oral cancer. NYU’s dental office on wheels, Smiling Faces, Going Places, will be onsite to offer free oral cancer screenings.
For more information, including directions and transportation, please go to www.oralcancerwalknyc.org, where you can register for the event and/or sponsor a walker or one of the teams. The first 750 registered walkers will receive free T-shirts with the Oral Cancer Walk logo.
March 29, 2015
The Office of Professional Development will host a series of lectures focusing on Healthy Aging the week of April 6-10, 2015. Open to faculty, staff and administrators, the lectures will address key issues in dealing with aging-related issues, both from a patient-care as well as a personal care perspective.
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The talented students of NYUCD have won first place in the 17th Annual All-University Intramural Games. This is the first time that NYUCD has earned this distinction. The trophy signifying the students' achievement is on display in the Student Services Suite on the lobby level of the new building at 433 First Avenue. READ MORE >>>
A new issue of NYUCD's online-only, open-access magazine, the Journal of the Academy of Distinguished Educators (JADE) is online now. READ MORE >>>
Dr. John T. McDevitt, a pioneer in the development of "programmable bio-nano-chip" technologies, has been named chairman of the Department of Biomaterials and Biomimetics at New York University College of Dentistry. READ MORE >>>
January 26, 2015
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December 10, 2014
Dr. Stuart M. Hirsch, vice dean for international initiatives and development, has been announced as the winner of the 2015 William J. Gies Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Dental Educator, part of the William J. Gies Awards for Vision, Innovation, and Achievement sponsored by the American Dental Education Association (ADEA). READ MORE >>>
September 12, 2014
Incoming DDS, postdoctoral, dental hygiene, and master's degree students were welcomed to NYUCD this fall with a spate of activities that featured remarks by NYU President John Sexton and College of Dentistry Dean Charles Bertolami, along with presentations on the Student Affairs Success Network, Community & Identity at NYUCD, Student Health & and Wellness, New York City Bus Tours, Ethics & Professionalism, Money Management, and Service & Engagement in the Global Community, among others. VIEW PHOTO GALLERY >>>
Faculty from throughout NYUCD are featured in a new video celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Cochrane Oral Health Group, part of the Cochrane Collaboration, an independent, not-for-profit consortium dedicated to providing up-to-date, accurate information about the effects of health care. READ MORE >>>
New York University College of Dentistry’s (NYUCD’s) Dr. Maureen McAndrew, Clinical Professor of Cariology and Comprehensive care and Senior Director of Professional Development, has been awarded the 2014 American Dental Association (ADA) Golden Apple Award for Inspiring Careers in Dental Education. READ MORE >>>
For the fourth consecutive year, Dr. Mark Wolff, professor and chair of the Department of Cariology and Comprehensive Care and associate dean for predoctoral clinical education, hosted a weeklong series on oral health on Doctor Radio, the popular Sirius XM radio station which broadcasts health and medical information produced by the NYU Langone Medical Center. READ MORE >>>
Dr. Brian Schmidt and Dr. Donna Albertson and their team look at shifts in the composition of the oral microbiome, to potentially be promoters or causes of oral cancer. READ MORE >>>
On May 28, 2014, the Class of 2014, including over 350 candidates for the degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery, the AAS and BS degrees in dental hygiene, Advanced Education Program certificates, MS degrees and certificates in clinical research, and the MS degree in biomaterials, saw their dreams come true as they received their degrees and certificates before an audience of approximately 3,000 people in The Theatre at Madison Square Garden. READ MORE >>>
On Sunday, April 27, 2014, oral cancer survivors and their families joined dental and nursing students, residents, and faculty of New York University Colleges of Dentistry and Nursing for New York City’s Ninth Annual Oral Cancer Walk to raise awareness of oral and pharyngeal cancer, a disease that kills over 8,000 American men and women each year. READ MORE >>>
New York University College of Dentistry’s (NYUCD) Dr. Donna Albertson, a tenured professor of oral and maxillofacial Surgery and a member of the Bluestone Center for Clinical Research (BCCR) faculty and the NYU Oral Cancer Center (NYU OCC) faculty, has been awarded the American Academy for the Advancement of Science’ 2013 Newcomb Cleveland Prize for her co-authorship of an article, "The Connectome of a Decision-Making Neural Network," which appeared in the journal Science 27 July 2012. READ MORE >>>
NY1 News interviewed Cristina Teixeira, DMD, PhD, and one of the patients referred to the NYUCD Orthodontics Department for accelerated tooth movement treatment. READ MORE >>>
In a story by Dr. Jay Adlersberg on ABC 7 News, Amr Moursi, DDS, PhD, discusses options to deter older children from thumbsucking, which can cause misalignment of the teeth and jaw if the behavior continues for a prolonged period of time. READ MORE >>>