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Oral cancer CE program garners award

Image: Dr. Trager, Dr. Bernard Fialkoff and Dr. Kerr
Raising awareness: A Queens, N.Y., city council member honored dentists Aug. 14 for elevating educational standards for the profession and the community during the Fialkoff Dental Study Club’s N.Y. State Mandatory Oral Cancer Screening Course. Council Member Daniel J. Halloran submitted awards for Dr. Robert Trager, Nassau County Dental Society Oral Cancer Committee chair, and Dr. Alexander Ross Kerr, a New York University College of Dentistry faculty member, for providing the course for 160 dentists from Long Island, N.Y.; the boroughs; New Jersey; and Connecticut. Pictured from left, Dr. Trager; Dr. Bernard Fialkoff, founder of the study club; and Dr. Kerr show off the city council citation and a study club educational award.