Editing staff and publisher



The Beacon is published by The Alumni Association of New Jersey Dental School for Alumni and Friends of the New Jersey Dental School.

NJDS Alumni Association Officers

President: Mimi Vella, '63

President-Elect: Kim Fenesy, '86

Vice President: Vincent Castellano, '78

Secretary/Treasurer: James Delahanty, '75


Alumni Association Coordinator: Nilda Leone

Editor: Arthur J. Crosta, '67

Managing Editor: Sheila Smith Noonan

Design and Production

Display Advertising:

Editorial Board: Joseph Battaglia, '79; Jim Delahanty, '75; Kim Fenesy, '86; John Little, '93; and Mimi Vella, '63.


Alumni are welcome to contact the officers, Beacon Editor Arthur Crosta ('67), or NJDS Alumni Association Coordinator Nilda Leone at:

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

New Jersey Dental School, Office of Alumni Affairs

110 Bergen Street, Newark, New Jersey 07103-2425

Phone: (973) 972-6883


The contents of this magazine, including the advertisements, are intended to provide information to the reader, but do not express the official views, endorsements or position of The Alumni Association of New Jersey Dental School (AANJDS). AANJDS expresses no position regarding the accuracy or reliability of the information and advertisements provided. AANJDS expressly disclaims any warranties or guarantees, expressed or implied, and shall not be liable for damages of any kind in connection with the material of information set forth in this magazine.

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