Diana Macri RDH, BSDH, MS.Ed.
2012 The Bernard M. Baruch College Master of Science in Education, Higher Education Administation
2007 University of Bridgeport Bachelor of Science, Dental Hygiene
1995 New York City Technical College (now New York City College of Technology)
Associate of Applied Science, Dental Hygiene
2014-present Eugenio Maria de Hostos Community College Assistant Professor
2009-2014 New York University College of Dentistry Clinical Instructor
2008-2014 New York City College of Technology Adjunct Lecturer
Private practice dental hygienist
1995-present Dr. Harry Weisenfeld, DDS. Staten Island, NY
2013-present Dr. Robert Rosenkranz, DDS. Brooklyn, NY
2012-present Dr. Joseph Marini, DMD. NY, NY
2011-2012 Dr. Thomas Sapienza, DMD. Brooklyn, NY
2008-2010 Dr. Joel Sokol, DDS. Brooklyn, NY
ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL HONORS
New York City College of Technology, Top Five Class Rank 1995
University of Bridgeport, The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi 2007
PUBLICATIONS (peer reviewed)
March, 2016 Pain Management in Dentistry. The Dental Assistant. 85(2): 38-40
March, 2016 Implementing a Minimally Invasive Approach. Dimensions of Dental Hygiene. 14(03):32,34,37
December, 2015 Strategies for Improving Patient Compliance. Dimensions of Dental Hygiene. 13(12):27–29
September, 2015 Utilizing Dental Hygienists to Improve Health Outcomes in Long-
Term Care. Annals of Long Term Care. 23(9):21-24.
PUBLICATIONS (non-peer reviewed)
July, 2016 Expert Advice- Patient compliance hinges on effective communication strategies. RDH Magazine.
June, 2016 What you need to know about oral rinses. Dental Products Report. https://www.dentalproductsreport.com/hygiene/article/what-you-need-know-about-oral-rinses
January, 2016 The importance of combatting antimicrobial resistance. Dental Products Report. http://www.dentalproductsreport.com/hygiene/article/importance-combatting-antimicrobial-resistance
December, 2015 Parental leave policies: when will dentistry value parenthood, too? DentistryIQ. http://www.dentistryiq.com/articles/2015/12/parental-leave-when-will-dentistry-value-parenthood-too.html
November, 2015 The Dental Hygienist’s Role in Promoting Oral Health Equity Within Hispanic/Latino Populations. Access Magazine.
October, 2015 Why women dentists in the current generation are indeed pioneers. Dental Products Report. http://www.dentalproductsreport.com/search/solr_search/diana%20macri
August, 2015 I'm a dental hygienist, not a therapist (or social worker … or saleswoman … or psychiatrist … or detective)” Dental Products Report. http://www.dentalproductsreport.com/hygiene/article/im-dental-hygienist-not-therapist-or-social-worker-or-saleswoman-or-psychiatrist-or-
April, 2015 How can you prevent violations of health and safety in the dental industry? Dental Products Report. http://www.dentalproductsreport.com/hygiene/article/how-can-you-prevent-violations-health-and-safety-dental-industry
March, 2015 In Her Own Words: Make a (Mission) Statement. Women in Higher Education. 24(3), 6 and 12.
March, 2015 Hispanics and Oral Health: What Dental Hygienists Must Know. DentistryIQ.http://www.dentistryiq.com/articles/2015/03/hispanics-and-oral-health-what-dental-hygienists-must-know.html
December, 2014 The dental professional's role in HIV education: It's an ethical responsibility. DentistryIQ. http://www.dentistryiq.com/articles/2014/12/the-dental-professionals-role-in-hiv-education.html
November, 2014 Expanding the Practice of Dental Hygiene and its Role in Promoting Oral Health Equity. Oral Health Equity for All. http://oheall.org/main/2014/12/05/inaugural-guest-writer-series-expanding-the-practice-of-dental-hygiene-and-its-role-in-promoting-oral-health-equity/
October, 2014 By giving back you can boost your dental hygiene career. DentistryIQ. http://www.dentistryiq.com/articles/2014/10/by-giving-back-you-can-boost-your-career.html
September, 2014 The infographic is here: promoting the dental hygiene profession. DentistryIQ. http://www.dentistryiq.com/articles/2014/09/the-infographic-is-here-promoting-the-dental-hygiene-profession.html
September, 2014 Nutritional Education: fighting inflammation from the inside out. DentistryIQ. http://www.dentistryiq.com/articles/2014/09/nutritional-education-fighting-inflammation-from-the-inside-out.html
CONFERENCE PAPERS, PRESENTATIONS OR EXHIBITS
May, 2016 Presenter, “Holding Conversations: Getting to the POINT of Peer Observations”. CUNY CUE Conference.
March, 2016 Presenter, “Utilizing Gaming Technology to Enhance Student Learning”. American Dental Education Association Annual Session.
August, 2015 Invited Speaker, “Building the Next Generation of Hispanic/Latino Academicians”. Hispanic Dental Association Annual Conference.
June 14, 2015 Invited Speaker, “New York Collaborative Practice”. New York Hispanic Dental Association, Dental Hygiene Extravaganza.
March, 2015 Invited Panelist, “What to Do After Dental School?” Hispanic Dental Association Eastern Regional Conference.
August, 2014 Invited Speaker, “Private and Public Health Options”. Hispanic Dental Association Annual Session
November, 2014 Presenter, “Humanitarianism Combatting Oral Health Disparities”. 91st Greater New York Dental Meeting Scientific Poster Presentation.
May, 2016 Marshall, 45th Commencement Ceremony, Eugenio Maria de Hostos Community College
May, 2016 Keynote Speaker, Dental Hygiene Pinning Ceremony
May, 2016 Hostos Dental Health Day, Bronx, NY
November, 2015 Bread of Life Drive, Staten Island, NY
August, 2015 Sirviendo a Nuestros Heroes/Serving Our Heroes. Greater San Antonio Christian Dental Clinic, San Antonio, Texas
November, 2013 Missions of Mercy-American Dental Association, New Orleans, LA
June, 2012 Somos Amigos Medical/Dental Mission, Dominican Republic
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND REPUTATION
June, 2016 MetroCITI Conference 2016 Landscapes for Learning: Creating Liberal Education in Urban Colleges and Universities
June, 2016 Attendee, 2nd Annual Dental Hygiene Extravaganza
May, 2016 Attendee, CUNY CUE Conference
March, 2016 Instructor, American Dental Education Association/ Colgate/Academy for Academic Leadership Institute for Allied Health Educators
March, 2016 Reviewer, 2016 American Dental Education Association Annual Session and Exhibition
March, 2016 Attendee, 2016 American Dental Education Association Annual Session and Exhibition
December, 2015 Attendee, 14th Annual CUNY IT Conference
May, 2015 ttendee, 2015 ELL Forum, “Culturally Responsive Teaching: Why does it matter?”
May, 2015 Attendee, WAC Workshop: “Why Writing in the Disciplines Matter”
May, 2015 Attendee, Bronx EdTech Showcase
March, 2015 Attendee, CUNY Faculty Diversity and Inclusion Conference
November, 2014 Contributor, Collaborative Practice Act Informational Toolkit. Dental Hygiene Association of New York
2014-Present Peer Reviewer, The Journal of Dental Education.
2014-2016 Editorial Director, RDH Graduate Online Newsletter Pennwell Publishing
2012-present Blogger, Empire Hygeniuses
ORGANIZING ROLES IN SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS
June, 2016 Chair, Dental Hygiene Continuing Education Committee, NY Hispanic Dental Association
August, 2015 Co-Chair-Dental Hygiene Symposium, Hispanic Dental Association Annual Conference
ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL COMMITTEES
2015-2016 Member, Hostos Center for Teaching and Learning Advisory Council
2015-2016 Member, Hostos Admissions and Retention Committee
2015-2016 Member, Hostos POINT Committee
2015-2016 Chair-Communications Committee, Hispanic Dental Association
2015-2016 Co-Chair, Audit Committee, American Academy of Dental Hygiene
2015-2016 Co-Chair, Minutes Review Committee, American Academy of Dental Hygiene
2015-2016 Member, Tottenville High School Dental Office Careers Technical Education Program Advisory Committee
2015-2018 Member-Minority Affairs Advisory Committee, American Dental Education Association
May, 2016 William Stewart Travel Award
MEMBERSHIP/LEADERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
2014-present New York Academy of Science
2015-2016 Governing Council Member, American Academy of Dental Hygiene
2015-present Treasurer, New York Hispanic Dental Association
2014-2015 Trustee, Hispanic Dental Association
2013-2015 Secretary, New York Hispanic Dental Association
2011-present American Dental Education Association
2008-present New York State Union of Teachers
2008-present National Education Association
2004-present Richmond County Dental Hygiene Study Group
1995-present American Dental Hygienists Association
1995-present Dental Hygienists Association of the City of New York
1995-present Dental Hygiene Association of the State of New York