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Silverman, researcher, gerontologist.

Sidney I. Silverman, DDS, died Sept. 29 at age 96.

An APHA fellow, Silverman was active as a clinician and researcher until well into his 90s. His more recent accomplishments include serving as a clinical professor in the Department of Neurology at New York University College of Medicine, and before that as a professor and chair in the Department of Removable Prosthodontics at New York University College of Dentistry.

A diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, Silverman twice served as a consultant to the Planning Committee of the White House Conference on Aging. He authored numerous textbooks and journal articles, co-edited the "Year Book of Dentistry" from 1968 to 1993 and lectured nationally and internationally in his field.

An Army captain during World War II, he served as a director of dental services and chief of prosthodontics.

A 1937 graduate of New York University School of Dentistry, Silverman attained a denture prosthesis and research certificate at New York University in 1953.
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Title Annotation:In memoriam
Publication:The Nation's Health
Date:Dec 1, 2009
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