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Michael Alfano, D.M.D., Ph.D.

Michael Alfano, D.M.D., Ph.D.

Michael C. Alfano, D.M.D., Ph.D. is Professor, Dean and Executive Vice President Emeritus of New York University. As EVP he was responsible for the budget, finance, endowment, campus services, human relations, information technology, public safety and the real estate, planning, and construction operations of the University.

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Michael C. Alfano, D.M.D., Ph.D. is Professor, Dean and Executive Vice President Emeritus of New York University. As EVP he was responsible for the budget, finance, endowment, campus services, human relations, information technology, public safety and the real estate, planning, and construction operations of the University. He previously served for 8 years as Dean of the NYU College of Dentistry and for 16 years as Senior Vice President and Chief Technical Officer of the Block Drug Company, now a unit of Glaxo Smith Kline. He is recognized for his insightful and critical thinking, for innovative approaches to healthcare education, and for creating improved communications among the government, academic and business sectors. He has served on many advisory committees, and continues to serve on both corporate and not-for-profit boards, and as a consultant to business, academe and federal agencies including the NIH and the FDA. He is also a Senior Consultant to the Academy for Academic Leadership.

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