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Winthrop Names Miriam R. Robbins, DDS, Chair of Dental Medicine
July 28, 2015

Winthrop-University Hospital is pleased to announce that Miriam R. Robbins, DDS, MS, has been appointed Chair of the Department of Dental Medicine.

            “We are pleased to welcome Dr. Robbins, and know her expertise will be a valuable asset to our robust Department of Dental Medicine,” said John F. Collins, President and CEO of Winthrop.

Dr. Robbins was most recently the Associate Chair of the Department of Oral-Maxillofacial Pathology, Radiology and Medicine and the Director of the Special Needs Dental Clinic at the New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry.

Dr. Robbins received her Dental Degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine and her Master of Science in Management and Health Policy from the Robert Wagner School of Public Policy at NYU. She completed her residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and an American Cancer Fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Dr. Robbins is a Diplomat of the American Board of Special Care Dentistry and holds Fellowships from the American College of Dentists, the American Academy of Oral Medicine and the American Association of Hospital Dentists. She is the President Elect of the Special Care Dental Association, as well as a member of the Executive Board of the American Academy of Oral Medicine.

Dr. Robbins lectures nationally and internationally, as well as contributes to the dental and medical literature on many oral medicine related topics, including the dental management of special needs and medically complex patients, managing the oral manifestation of systemic disease, HIV/AIDS and oral cancer. She also serves as a residency program accreditation surveyor for the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA).

For more information about Winthrop’s Department of Dental Medicine, call 1-866-WINTHROP.

Contact: Courtney Allison
Publications Specialist
(516) 663-2234