The 2016 Inductees of the NYU College of Dentistry Academy of Distinguished Educators, from left: Dr. Elisabeth N. Lopez, Dr. Cristina Teixeira, Dr. Anthony Palatta, Dr. Angela M. De Bartolo, and Ms. Shirley Birenz. Missing from photo: Dr. William Henry Eidtson
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