Global Health Nexus, Summer 2002
The Pride of NYU Dentistry
DR. RICHARD SHERMAN,
(nee Scheinman), Class of 1942, on celebrating 60 years in practice. His brother Dr. Robert Scheinman is also an NYU College of Dentistry graduate, Class of 1936, as was their father, Dr. Philip Scheinman, circa Class of 1905.
DR. WILLIAM E. SILVER,
Class of 1953, on his volunteer efforts as a member of the DMORT team of the New York City Medical Examiner’s Office doing dental identifications on victims of the World Trade Center disaster. Now retired, Dr. Silver is a consultant in forensic dentistry to the Miami Dade Medical Examiner’s Office.
DR. DOMINICK P. DEPAOLA,
Class of 1969, on receiving an honorary Doctor of Science in Pharmacy degree from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Boston; on his election as vice president of the American Association for Dental Research; and on his election as a member of the Board of Directors of Research! America, a 450-member nonprofit education and advocacy alliance that aims to make medical and health research a national priority. Dr. DePaola is the president and CEO of The Forsyth Institute.
DR. G. KIRK GLEASON,
Class of 1970, on being reelected to a third term as secretary-treasurer of the New York State Dental Association (NYSDA).
DR. MARK CURTIS STEVENS,
Class of 1977, on coauthoring an article entitled “Complications of an Intra-Arterial Injection from an Inferior Alveolar Nerve Block” for the Journal of the American Dental Association.
DR. MERYL J. EFRON,
Class of 1983, on being awarded fellowship in the American College of Dentists.
DR. STEVEN GOUNARDES,
Class of 1984, on being elected president of the Second District Dental Society.
DR. RISA C. SAMUELS,
Class of 1986, on her election as president of the Queens County Dental Society.
DR. ZEV KAUFMAN,
Class of 1994, on founding the Russian American Dental Association (RADA), and presenting RADA’s first program, “A Practical Approach to Implant Dentistry” at the LaGuardia Marriott Hotel in June.
DR. MARK STEIN,
Class of 1995, on completing a dual oral and maxillofacial surgery/M.D. degree at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Dr. Stein is currently in private practice in oral and maxillofacial surgery on Staten Island and on the staff of the Staten Island University Hospital in the Department of Surgery and Dentistry.
DR. MICHAEL T. MAIORINO,
Class of 2001, a resident in the Advanced Education Program in General Dentistry, on receiving a New York State Liberty Award for voluntarily aiding in the rescue and recovery efforts after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, and a Town of Oyster Bay Citation for his exceptional, heroic, and humanitarian acts in the aftermath of the attacks.