2017 NYU College of Dentistry Academy of Distinguished Educators inductees, shown with Former Academy Chair Dr. Analia Veitz-Keenan, from left: Dr. Kenneth E. Fleisher, Dr. Marci H. Levine, Dr. Stefanie Russell, Dr. Silvia Spivakovsky, Dr. Veitz-Keenan, and Dr. Ryan Richard Ruff. Not shown: Dr. Yvonne De Paiva Buischi and Dr. Ivy Peltz.
Four new members and three fellows were inducted into the NYU Academy of Distinguished Educators on Friday, September 15, 2017. This year’s inductees are Dr. Yvonne De Paiva Buischi, clinical associate professor of periodontology and implant dentistry (member); Dr. Kenneth E. Fleisher, clinical associate professor of oral and maxillofacial surgery (member); Dr. Marci H. Levine, clinical assistant professor of oral and maxillofacial surgery (member); and Dr. Ryan Richard Ruff, assistant professor and director of the biostatistics core in the Department of Epidemiology & Health Promotion (member). This year’s fellows inductees are Dr. Ivy Peltz, clinical associate professor of cariology and comprehensive care; Dr. Stefanie Russell, clinical associate professor of epidemiology and health promotion; and Dr. Silvia Spivakovsky, clinical associate professor of oral and maxillofacial pathology, radiology and medicine.
The mission of the NYU Academy of Distinguished Educators is to enhance overall teaching at the NYU College of Dentistry and to stimulate excitement among teachers around their intellectual content.
The NYU Academy of Distinguished Educators is an expression of the College's commitment to excellence in teaching, learning, and scholarship. Central to the vision of the Academy is the idea that teaching and learning is fundamental to the core mission of the College and faculty members should be valued for their contributions in this area.
The goals of the Academy are to:
To achieve these goals the Academy will:
Academy Chair: Silvia Spivakovsky