Dr. Deborah Weisfuse is currently the President of the Alliance for Oral Health Across Borders, a CODA Commissioner, Consultant to the National Academy of Sciences, Medicine, and Engineering, Advisory to the Board of the New York County Dental Society, Advisory Board member of Project Accessible Oral Health, and Board member of American Friends of Dental Volunteers for Israel. She is retired from practicing general dentistry at this time. She has received honorary fellowships that include FAGD, FACD, FICD, FPFA, FNYAD, AND FIADFE. She has received the ADA Jeffrey Dalin Volunteer Award for Distinguished Service, and served on several ADA committees. She has received a proclamation from the Assembly of the State of New York, and has received many other acknowledgements for her contributions in the field of oral health. She has the distinction of having been the only woman president of the New York State Dental Association. She received a MS in biomedical research from SUNY Downstate Medical Center, and her DMD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. Her GPR in Geriatrics and year as Chief GPR Resident were both at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, now known as Northwell in NYS, USA.