Ferishta Faqeeri, D.M.D.,
received the James R. Roche Award of Excellence, given by The Foundation of the
College of Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPB) to
the candidate who achieves the highest score on the qualifying examination. Dr.
Faqeeri will receive recognition of her extraordinary achievement with the
presentation of a plaque and a $1,000 honorarium at the Recognition Reception
and New Diplomate Pinning Ceremony of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
in May during the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry 72nd Annual Session
Dr. Faqeeri graduated in 2018 from
the NYU Langone Dental Medicine Advanced Education in Pediatric Dentistry
Program (from its Nashville, TN location). Three additional NYU Langone Dental
Medicine Pediatric Dentistry Program graduates received the Richard C. Pugh Achievement
Award for scoring in the top 3% on the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
written qualifying exam. 2018 recipients included Bradley Crossfield, D.D.S.
(Tennessee site), Brian Darling, D.D.S. (Rhode Island site), and Allison Inouye,
D.D.S. (Arizona site). Dr. Richard Pugh was the ABPD’s Educational Measurement
Consultant for 28 years and retired in 1998.
of Becky Herman, M.A., Director of Recruitment and Community Outreach, NYU
Langone Dental Medicine, Postdoctoral Residency Program
Published on May 8, 2019