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Global Health Nexus, Winter 2002

Palm Awards Mobile Medicine Grant to NYUCD

Palm, a pioneer in the field of mobile and wireless Internet solutions and a leading provider of handheld computers, has awarded a mobile medicine technology grant to the NYU College of Dentistry. NYUCD is one of 17 U.S. universities and teaching hospitals in medicine, dentistry, pharmacology, and veterinary medicine to receive grants.

The NYUCD grant provides 25 color Palm Pilots, Palm IIICs, which will be used to help faculty and students gain insight into the best ways of integrating handhelds into the dental education program. Projects will include English-to-Spanish and Spanish-to-English translations of greetings, dental health histories, and emergency treatment, diagnosis, and treatment planning. Subsequently, faculty will investigate the use of palm handhelds and dental language translation software by third-year students at the point of care.

*Palm is a registered trademark of Palm Inc.

Nexus Winter 2002

Global Health Nexus

Winter 2002
Vol. 4, No. 1

In this issue:

News from the College

Practicing for LifeSM: The Role of the Forensic Dentist in the Aftermath of the WTC Attacks

In Their Own Words: NYUCD Perspectives on September 11

Dr. Kathleen Agoglia, Dr. Giuseppe Bianco, Ruben Cohen, ’02, Dr. Luigi DeCarolis, Dr. Herbert Frommer, Dr. Robert Glickman, Dr. Jerrold Gultz, Dr. Rodney Liebowitz, Mr. Glenn Marrus, Mr. Darryl Warner

Rising from the Ashes: Dentistry’s Role in National Security

Recruiting the Best
Dr. Page Caufield, Dr. George Cisneros, Dr. Yihong Li, Dr. Ananda P. Dasanayake, Dr. Andrea Schreiber, Dr. Angela Kamer, Dr. Kenneth Fleisher, Dr. Christina Teixeira

Promoting our Own
Dr. Andrew I. Spielman, Dr. Francis V. Panno, Dr. David Sirois, Dr. Louis Terracio, Dr. John Poulos, Dr. Warren Scherer, Dr. Kenneth Allen

International Partners in Health: NYUCD in Tanzania

Grants and Philanthropy

Applause! Applause! Faculty, Student, and Staff News

Focus on Alumni: The Pride of NYUCD
Heather DiMatteo, ‘00, Appointed GPR Coordinator at Long Island Jewish Hospital

Too Few Sirens

Honor Roll of Donors