Business Briefs 12-6-2013

Harrison dentist inducted into the International College of Dentists 2013
Dr. Kenneth Magid, D.D.S., was inducted into the International College of Dentists in recognition of his services to the field of dentistry.

The ceremony was held in New Orleans on Nov. 1, 2013. The International College of Dentists is a worldwide honorary dental organization established in 1928 with more than 12,000 members designated as fellows. The ICD is the preeminent honorary organization of the world’s outstanding dentists who have, by their actions, demonstrated an abiding interest and concern for their communities and profession. The qualifications of a candidate are evaluated by as many as 25 fellows during the screening process, and approximately the top 4 percent of dentists worldwide are offered fellowship.

Fellowship in the college is by invitation only and is granted in recognition of an individual dentist’s, “outstanding professional achievement, meritorious service and dedication to the continued progress of dentistry for the benefit of humankind.”

Dr. Kenneth Magid of Advanced Dentistry of Westchester said, “Being inducted into the International College of Dentists is one of the most significant events of a dentist’s career. I am honored to be recognized as a fellow in the Class of 2013.”

Dr. Magid has practiced dentistry in Westchester County for more than 40 years. He is currently the director of pre-doctoral laser dentistry and associate clinical professor at NYU College of Dentistry and is the assistant director of honors esthetics. He has appeared on nationwide television and radio programs to discuss high tech and cosmetic dentistry including, ABC and the New York Times. Dr. Magid lectures throughout the U.S. and Canada and is a contributor to many journals on topics including minimally invasive dentistry, laser dentistry, digital radiography, air-abrasion dentistry, 21st Century dentistry and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Magid received his dental degree from New York University College of Dentistry.

The International College of Dentists is the oldest and largest international honorary dental organization established in 1928 with more than 12,000 members, designated as fellows, around the globe. Fellowship in the college is extended by invitation only and is granted in recognition of a dentist’s “outstanding professional achievement, meritorious service and dedication to the continued progress of dentistry for the benefit of humankind.”

Prior to being recognized as a fellow of the ICD, the candidate’s qualifications and achievements are evaluated by a series of credential committees in order to insure that he or she is deserving of this high honor and adhere to the ICD motto, goals and objectives. Additional information on ICD governance, global humanitarian programs and other service projects may be viewed at www.icd.org or by contacting the media center at media@icd.org. or by phone to Chelsea White, executive assistant at 810-820-3087.

Health Through Massage welcomes new therapist
Elizabeth Rivieccio is both an ambitious and dedicated woman with a strong belief that massage therapy allows people to feel their best. She is constantly building new skills to provide the best services for her clients. She was drawn to massage therapy because of her belief in therapeutic touch and the powerful effect it has on the healing process, both physically and mentally. She studied at the Swedish Institute College of Health Science building skills in Swedish massage, sports massage, shiatsu, and reiki. Please join us in welcoming Elizabeth to our practice by booking your first massage before Jan. 31 at a special one-time rate of $100 for 60 minutes. Enjoy some relaxation this holiday.

Please find us at healththrumassage.com or by phone 610-909 5299.
22 Purchase St., Rye

Liebert to receive award for stem cell education
Genetics Policy Institute will bestow its 2013 Education Award on Mary Ann Liebert, president and CEO of the company that bears her name, citing her work in educating patients, researchers and the broader stem cell community, and in raising the standard in medical research journalism.

Liebert is the president and CEO of Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., a media empire known for establishing authoritative peer-reviewed journals in promising areas of science and biomedical research. Its biotechnology trade magazine, Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News, debuted in 1980. It was the first in its field, and is today the industry’s most widely read publication worldwide. Stem Cells and Development is an authoritative, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to developments in the biology, characteristics and therapeutic utility of stem cells. Many journals she publishes intersect the field of regenerative medicine, contributing to the scholarship and advancing stem cell science. Liebert is also the founder and executive vice president of the Rosalind Franklin Society, which recognizes and advances important contributions made by women in the life sciences.

“Stem cells hold enormous promise in so many areas of medicine and surgery,” Liebert said. “This most important summit exemplifies the urgent need for a broad, global coalition to advance its research and application–the researchers, regulators, investors, clinicians, and members of the public and private sectors. Patients and the public at large need to understand the promise of stem cell research and clinical usage and urge support for ongoing and new initiatives. I salute the Genetics Policy Institute for bringing these constituents together, and I am honored to receive this prestigious award.”

Since 2005, GPI has honored the stem cell community’s top innovators, leaders and champions at its Stem Cell Action Awards Dinner during the annual World Stem Cell Summit. This year’s awards will be presented on Dec. 5 at the ninth annual Stem Cell Action Awards Dinner, during the 2013 World Stem Cell Summit at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego.

Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers is a privately held, fully-integrated media company known for establishing authoritative peer-reviewed journals in areas of science and biomedical research. A complete list of the firm’s 80 journals, books and newsmagazines is available on the Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publisher’s website.

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