Peter Piotr Brzoza - NYU College of Dentistry Intern, Elective in Private Practice

Education:

New York University College of Dentistry – September 2005 to present          

St. John’s University, New York – September 2000 to May 2004

  • Bachelor of Arts and Sciences 
  • Major: Biology

Course Concentration:

  • Microbiology, General Pathology, Radiology, Genetics, Oral Diseases, Neurobiology

Awards:

  • Certificate of appreciation in teaching 2008
  • Artwork expose in New York, NY 2000
  • Excellence in Science Certificate 1999

Extracurricular Activities:

  • Honors program in Head and Neck Anatomy
  • Participant in Dr. Dorfman’s Private Practice Elective Program
  • Member of American Student Dental Association
  • Member of American Dental Education Association
  • Member of Student Research Group
  • Participant in NYU Pediatric mobile clinic

Experience:   

Researcher in Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, May 2006 – present

  • Analyzing an Oral Screening Questionnaire using SPSS (statistical program) todetermine the likelihood of minority groups participating in oral cancer screening
  • Submitted abstract and created poster for IADR research symposium
  • Co-writing a manuscript for a paper on HIV knowledge in minority groups to be published in 2008

Assistant in the Rosenthal Institute of Aesthetics, New York University College of Dentistry, November 2005- present 

  • Assisting in implant placement, sinus augmentation and bone and tissue grafting
  • Assisting in “teeth in an hour” implant placement
  • Managing instrument dispensary
  • Assisting in “The Aesthetic Advantage” courses

Laboratory Teaching Assistant, New York University College of Dentistry, September 2007- June 2008

  • Assisting freshmen students in dental laboratory work such as waxing teeth
  • Grading assignments, lab work, and tests
  • Serving as a mentor to students who need extra assistance

Research Technician in the Institute of Cancer Genetics, Columbia University, November 2004- August 2005

  • Prepared DNA and RNA samples for hybridization
  • Performed DNA sequencing and gene chip analysis
  • Prepared solutions and analyzed data

Lab Research Assistant in the Department of Biological Sciences, St.  John `s University, January 2004 – September 2004

  • Measured ATP in Zebra fish (Brachydanio rerio) using fluorescent technique toexplore cell death mechanisms in this model organism
  • Collected embryos, identified cell stage and snap froze embryos for preservation
  • Attended lab meetings and recorded all data and methods in an accurate manner

Internship for Erich Wunsch, D.M.D., January 2004 – July 2004

  • Observed implant surgery
  • Assisted in general periodontics procedures