Dr. Whitney is our NY orthodontist

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO COLLEGE OF DENTISTRY; Chicago, IL 2012-2015

Masters of Science and Certificate in Orthodontics

Residency Class President

Master’s Thesis: 2D and 3D Airway Analysis and Mandibular Advancement Treatment Outcome in Obstructive Sleep Apnea

HARVARD SCHOOL OF DENTAL MEDICINE; Boston, MA 2008-2012

Doctor of Dental Medicine

Honors in a Special Field – Research

Honors Thesis: Influence of Oral Dimensions on Mandibular Advancement Splint Treatment of Sleep Apnea

BROWN UNIVERSITY; Providence, RI 2004-2008

Bachelors of Science in Human Biology, with Honors, and focus on Visual Arts

Honors Capstone Thesis: Histology and Morphology of Cyprinid Pharyngeal Dentition in Relation to Diet

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

American Association of Orthodontists; Northeastern Society of Orthodontists

American Dental Association

New York County Dental Society

Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity

American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine

ORTHODONTIC EMPLOYMENT AND EXPERIENCE

Brackets: .018” and .022” slot; MBT and Roth edgewise prescription, twin, self-ligation

Functional appliances: Facebow treatment (high pull, cervical pull, reverse pull), rapid palatal expansion (Haas, Hyrax, bonded), Herbst, Forsus, Advance-Sync, Distal Jet, Carriere Distalizer, Power Scope

Surgical treatment: class III, open bite, impacted incisor/canine exposure

Craniofacial treatment: cleft lip and palate

Technology: TADs, Invisalign, iTero, soft tissue LASER, CBCT imaging; airway analysis

AWARDS AND HONORS

Charley Schultz Resident Scholar Award (American Association of Orthodontists) 2015

Induction into the Harvard Odontological Society 2014

Harvard Odontological Society Award (Harvard School of Dental Medicine) 2012

Honorary induction into Aesculapian Club (Harvard Medical School) 2011

Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity International and US Foundation Student 2010, 2011 Representative Outstanding Service Awards

American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine Graduate Student Research Award 2010

American Association of Dental Research Student Research Fellowship recipient 2009

Emma Gildersleeve Lane Fund recipient (Harvard Medical School) 2009

George W. Hagy Prize in Human Biology award (Brown University) 2008

Anne Crosby Emery Fellowship award (Brown University) 2008

William C. Dement Summer Behavioral Science Research Apprenticeship 2005

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Clinical research experience in CBCT airway analysis, cephalometric analysis, 2D and 3D imaging and surgical treatment simulation, polysomnography analysis and neuropsychology testing, tissue histology and electron microscopy

Research experience at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Dental Medicine, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, University of Sydney, Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine, Bradley Sleep Lab, Brown University, New York University College of Dental Medicine


PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

First author publication in Chest: “Influence of oral dimensions on mandibular advancement splint treatment outcome in obstructive sleep apnea”

Abstracts in Sleep and Biological Rhythms, Integrative and Comparative Biology, Journal of Dental Research

Radio interview on WALO 1240am with Ms. Susan Saltero discussing sleep apnea research (Miami, FL)

Personal interview with Ms. Beth Thompson discussing sleep apnea research (San Antonio, TX)

Oral presentations at Hinman Symposium (Memphis, TN)

Poster presentations at American Association of Orthodontics Annual Session (San Francisco, CA); West Suburban Dental Society Clinic (Naperville, IL), Yankee Dental Congress (Boston, MA), Alpha Omega International Convention (San Diego, CA), New England Dental Society (Waltham, MA), Society of Integrative Comparative Biology (Boston, MA), American Association of Dental Research (New Orleans, LA; San Diego, CA; Boston, MA), American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (San Antonio, TX)

LICENSURE AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Active New York and New Jersey licenses, inactive Illinois license; NERB passed

Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics 2015-

Invisalign certification 2012

National, regional, and state orthodontic meetings

Participant, AAO Emerging Leaders Conference 2015

New York County Dental Society; Children’s Dental Health Committee member 2016-

Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity

President, New York chapter and Illinois chapter 2014-

President and Vice President, Harvard chapter 2009-2012

International Student Representative 2010-2011

Participant in clinical externship (London, England) 2010

Student Foundation Representative, US Foundation 2009-2010

SLEEP Manuscript reviewer 2012-2014

HOBBIES AND ACTIVITIES

Volunteer/Outreach

Give Kids a Smile (Boston, MA; New York, NY) – NYC Steering Committee 2009

Chicago Cares; volunteer for educational projects with children (Chicago, IL) 2013

Relay for Life fundraiser and participant; multiple locations 2005-2011

Fine Arts Involvement

Photography, graphic design, drawing, painting, silkscreen printing, jewelry-making

Ceramics studio elective (Harvard University) 2010

Training the Eye: The Art of Physical Diagnosis elective (Harvard Medical School) 2009

Concert flautist

Personal Development

Landmark Forum, Introductory and Advanced Workshops and Seminar Series (New York, NY) 2016

Yoga, Meditation and Biofeedback Elective/Workshops

Healer’s Art and Mind and Body Medicine electives (Harvard Medical School) 2008, 2009

Ayurvedic medicine workshop (Boston University Medical Center) 2008

Long-distance running; Chicago marathon finisher 2013