Distinguished Alums

We are looking for SDM alumni who personify the university's tradition of excellence, are renowned in their profession or life's work, and take pride in their alma mater.  Recipients of the award are selected on an annual basis by the SDM Alumni Board.  

Congratulations to Mark S. Wolff, DDS '81, PhD '97, who received the 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award at the School of Dental Medicine's White Coat Ceremony on April 10, 2014. He was recognized for his outstanding achievements in the profession and his amazing commitment to helping students. Dr. Wolff is Professor and Chair of the Department of Cariology and Comprehensive Care and Associate Dean for Pre-doctoral Clinical Education at the New York University College of Dentistry. He has has published over 60 scientific papers, text chapters and edited multiple textbooks, lectures worldwide and is a frequent consultant to the industry. Prior to joining the NYU College of Dentistry, he served as Associate Dean at the School of Dental Medicine and was on the Board of Directors of the Alumni Association.  He remains an active member of the Stony Brook University community and continues to be a great role model for current students.

If you have any questions, please contact Kristin Matthews at (631)632-6130 or via e-mail kristin.matthews@stonybrook.edu


Mark S. Wolff 2014
Mark S. Wolff '81
Professor and Chair
Associate Dean for Pre-doctoral
Clinical Education
Department of Cariology and Comprehensive Care
New York University College of Dentistry
                                                               
 
2004
Richard J. Oringer '92
Associate Professor
Director of Pre-doctoral Periodontics
deceased                                                                               

Maria Ryan
2013
Maria Emanuel Ryan '85
Professor and Chair
Oral Biology and Pathology 
Stony Brook University
                                               

2003
Jeffrey Payne '86
Associate Dean for Research
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Robert Peskin '772012
Robert Peskin '77
Director of Dental Anesthesiology
Wycoff Heights Medical Center
                                                                                              

2001
Richard Haug '80
Former Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
University of Kentucky 
Practicing OMFS in North Carolina 

2011 
Anthony Casino '78

Clinical Associate Professor
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Stony Brook University

 


2000
Jonathan Garlick '85
Professor and Director
Division of Cancer Biology and Tissue Engineering
Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
Tufts School of Dental Medicine

2010
Man Wai Ng '89

Chief
Department of Dentistry
Children's Hospital Boston

 


                         

1999
Jane Weintraub '79
Dean
School of Dentistry
University of North Carolina 

2009
Pamela Combs '89
Dental Director 
Suffolk County Department of Health
                            

1998
Jeff Sachs '78
President Sachs Consulting Firm, New York

2007
Paulette Tempro '78
Associate Professor
Periodontology
University of Kentucky  

1
997
Ira Lamster '77
Dean 
Columbia University 
College of Dental Medicine

2005
Frank Olsen '78
Managing Director
Steele Ventures, LLC
Managing Partner/OOC/CFO
Ask4 Risk Services, LLC 

1996
Joan Andersen Phelan '77
Chair
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology,
Radiology and Medicine
College of Dentistry
New York University