Dr. Deborah Weisfuse, President of the Alliance for Oral Health Across Borders, has served her profession as the first woman President of the New York State Dental Association. She is presently a Trustee of the New York State Dental Foundation, Advisory Director of the New York County Dental Society, Advisory Board Member of Project Accessible Oral Health, and Board member at Large of the American Friends of the Dental Volunteers for Israel.
She has been elected to the Committee on Annual Meetings of the ADA. Dr. Weisfuse has also had the honor of serving on the Commission of Dental Accreditation (CODA) Predoctoral Review Committee, and has consulted for the Commission both nationally and internationally.
Dr. Weisfuse has a MS from Downstate Medical School of the State University of New York and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. Her GPR and Chief Residency were at Long Island Jewish Hillside Medical Center, now known as Northwell. She has experience teaching at 2 dental schools, and 2 GPR programs and has practiced general dentistry in Manhattan.
In 2019, the ADA conferred upon Dr. Weisfuse the Jeffrey Dalin Distinguished Volunteer Service Award for her work with Give Kids a Smile NYC. In 2020, Dr. Weisfuse was also honored by the Assembly of the State of New York, with a Proclamation celebrating her many leadership accomplishments.
Dr. Weisfuse has been awarded honorary fellowships for her studies and achievements by the American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists, the Pierre Fauchard Academy, the Academy of General Dentistry, the New York Academy of Dentistry, and the International Academy of Dental-Facial Esthetics.