D. Walter Cohen, D.D.S.
Dr. Cohen is currently Chancellor Emeritus at Drexel University College of Medicine. He is the former Dean of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Cohen is a co-author of the academic textbook, Contemporary Periodontics, with Drs. Robert J. Genco and Henry M. Goldman. During his career he has written 22 books and hundreds of scientific articles and is an honorary director of the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation.
Leonard Linkow, D.D.S.
Dr. Leonard Linkow was born in Brooklyn, New York on February 25, 1926. He placed his first dental implant in 1952, four months after he graduated from dental school. By 1992, Dr. Linkow had placed over 19,000 dental implants and stopped counting. He retired from private practice in 2002 leaving a body of work that included 12 books and 36 patents. Many of his writings may be found online at NYCdentist.com/Linkow and LinkowLibrary.org. The Linkow Professorship in Implant Dentistry was created at NYU to honor him. Many implant dentists around the world refer to Dr. Leonard Linkow as the father of modern implant dentistry.
Raymond Fonseca, D.M.D.
Dr. Raymond Fonseca, a practicing Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, was Dean of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine from 1989 through 2003. He is currently a Clinical Professor at the School of Dentistry at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He was Chairman and Professor of Oral Medicine, Pathology and Surgery at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry from 1982 to 1989.
Dr. Fonseca has published 62 articles, 15 book chapters, 27 abstracts and 7 major books. He is also the editor of the seven volume text Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery published in July 2000. Dr. Fonseca practices in Asheville, N.C.
Ed Zuckerberg, D.D.S.
Dr. Edward Zuckerberg is a 1978 Graduate of NYU College of Dentistry. He practiced in Dobbs Ferry, NY from 1981-2013 and was always interested in technology. His son, Mark, pursued this interest in computers and founded Facebook. Dr. Zuckerberg now regularly lectures nationally and internationally on technology integration and Social Media Marketing for Dentists. He maintains a Facebook Page, Painless Social Media with tips for his colleagues on promoting their practices using Social Media to attract new patients.
Neal B. Gittleman, D.M.D., M.S.
Dr. Gittleman is an implant prosthodontist who practices in Houston, Texas. Dr. Gittleman received his B.S. from Albright College and D.M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. He completed his Prosthodontic residency at The University of Texas where he is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor. Neal is a member of the Test Construction Committee for The American Board of Oral Implantology and a Fellow in I.C.O.I and the A.A.I.D. Dr. Gittleman holds twelve patents that primarily focus on implant dentistry.
Andrew L. Dworkin, J.D., M.S., Senior Advisor
Mr. Dworkin is a partner in a private equity investment firm and has been in the business for over 20 years. Prior to that Mr. Dworkin was a senior corporate associate in a major global law firm based in New York City. Andy has Juris Doctorate and Masters degrees from New York University and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania.
Anthony Russo, PhD.
Dr. Russo is Chairman and CEO of Russo Partners, LLC a healthcare PR firm that focuses on biotech, pharma, medtech, diagnostics and healthcare services. Tony has been a member of the healthcare PR community for more than two decades. As a founder of Noonan Russo in 1988, he and his colleagues have helped build some of the signature healthcare brands worldwide. A frequent speaker at industry conferences, Tony has published articles and chapters in numerous scientific magazines, medical journals and books.