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Advisory Board

The role of the Scientific and Medical Advisory Board is to act as a guidepost to the Foundation.  Members of the advisory board were selected by their specialty and years of experience in all areas of research and medical knowledge and willingness to co-collaborate with other researchers and medical professionals. 




Medical Advisory Board

Henry Anhalt, DO, FAAP, FACOP, FACE
Pasquale Casale, MD
Allan J. Fisher, MD, FACOG, FACMG
Robert Korwin, DMD, MICOI, MAGD
Joel W. Levitt, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P.
Zvi S. Marans, M.D.
Dean J. M. Mooney, PH.D., NCSP.
Chayim Y. Newmark, M.D.
Allan L. Reiss, M.D.
Scott Rivkees, M.D.
Judith Ross, M.D.
Dr. Karen Rubin, M.D.
Paul Saenger, M.D.
Martin Weinstein, D.M.D., M.S.
Sunil Wimalawansa, MD, PhD, MBA, FACE, FACP, FRCP, DSc


 

Legal Advisory Board

The special needs community needs to be proficient in self-advocacy. The role of the Legal Advisory Board is to provide information and support to individuals and families in need of guidance and education.  

Martin P. Pfleger, Esq 
Valerie A. Powers Smith, Esq.










































Henry Anhalt, DO
FAAP, FACOP, FACE
Pediatric and Adolescent
Endocrinology and Diabetes
Johnson & Johnson Company

Practice:
Bergen Pediatric Endocrinology
140 Prospect Ave.
Hackensack NJ 07601
201-996-0777
bergenpediaendo@hotmail.com
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Dr. Pasquale Casale, M.D.
Attending Urologist
Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Associate Professor of Surgery in Urology
Columbia University

Practice:
Columbia University
(212) 305-9918
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Allan J. Fisher, MD, FACOG, FACMG
Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
Director of Genetic Perinatology
Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reporductive Sciences
UMDNJ-RWMS/St. Peter's Medical Center
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Robert Korwin, DMD, MICOI, MAGD
General Dentistry, Private Practice
Red Bank, NJ
732-219-8900
www.drkorwin.com

Robert Korwin DMD, MICOI, MAGD, is a gentle caring expert in every branch of general dentistry practicing in the Middletown/ Red Bank/ Monmouth County, New Jersey area for over 30 years. A graduate of the prestigious University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, he holds a Post Graduate Certificate in General Practice, and has received the David L. Drabkin Memorial Biochemistry Award,  the Alumni Award from University Of Pennsylvania,  a Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry (MAGD), a Mastership in the International College of Oral Implantologists, and is a highest honors graduate of Progressive Orthodontic Seminars.

Dr. Korwin, a general dentist who holds three dental patents, and has invented and marketed several dental products. He has published in the Journal of Dental Research, Journal of Continuing Dental Education and the Penn Dental Journal,  and has been recognized by Straine Consulting as one of only a few American Industry Icons in dentistry.

Dr. Korwin teaches Dental Sedation at St Joseph’s Hospital in Paterson, was a Research Associate for the NYU Pearl Network and  taught dental residents at a Monmouth Medical Center. He has served as Chairman of the Continuing Education Committee, Chairman of the Provider Approval for Continuing Education and Co-Chairman of the “Advance Into Mastership” Committees of the New Jersey Academy of General Dentistry.

He has lectured at the University of Pennsylvania Department of Restorative Dentistry about mercury in dentistry, to the New Jersey Dental Assistants Association about Sedation Dentistry, to the Monmouth Medical Center Dental Department about patents, to Invisalign Study clubs and has been featured on video productions on amalgam hazards, and doxycycline periodontal patient education. The doctor has been a contributor to the ABC News Show 20/20 profiling toothpaste. He has one of only two dentists to have been awarded Graduation with Highest Honors from Progressive Orthodontic Seminars, and is certified in  TM Joint Analysis (TMD, TMJ) by the Bio Research Association.

Along with a degree in psychology and an appointment by the Governor of New Jersey to the New Jersey Board of Psychological Examiners,  Dr Korwin has developed expertise in  helping very anxious patients with oral and IV sedation by mastering the art of painless injections and by c-developing Calmistry, an audio recording which reduces dental anxiety.

He is a member of the American Dental Association, New Jersey Dental Association, Monmouth Ocean County Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, International Association for Orthodontics, International Congress of Oral Implantologists, The Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation and is a Board Member of the American Society for the Advancement of Anesthesia and Sedation in Dentistry. In addition, Dr. Korwin has amassed over 2500 hours of continuing education in dentistry.


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Joel W. Levitt, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P.
Pediatric Otolaryngolgy
Charter Member of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology
Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology
Children’s Hospital of New Jersey at NBIMC

Practice:
769 Northfield Avenue, LL2
West Orange, NJ 07052
www.drjoellevitt.com
973-731-2100
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Zvi S. Marans, M.D.
Pediatric Cardiologist
Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
Columbia University

Practice:
3959 Broadway
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10032
212-305-4432

205 Robin Road
Suite 100
Paramus, NJ 07652
201-599-0026



Dean J. M. Mooney, PH.D., NCSP.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Doctorate Licensed School Psychologist
Nationally Certified School Psychologist

Practice:
Maple Leaf Clinic, Founding Director
167 North Main Street
Wallingford, VT 05773
(802) 446-3577
MLC@vermontel.net
MapleLeafClinic@vermontel.net



Chayim Y. Newmark, M.D.
A Champion For Turner Syndrome
Pediatric Endocrinology
Saint Barnabas Health Care System



Allan L. Reiss, M.D.
Robbins Professor and Associate Chair,
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Professor of Radiology and Pediatrics (by courtesy)
Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Brain Sciences Research
Stanford University School of Medicine
http://med.stanford.edu/profiles/Allan_Reiss/
http://cibsr.stanford.edu



Scott Rivkees, M.D.
Professor and Associate Chair for Research
for Pediatrics
University of Florida College of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
Physician Leader for Shands Hospital for Children
PO Box 100296
Gainesville FL, 32610
352-273-9001
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Judith Ross, M.D.
Pedatric Endocrinology
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Thomas Jefferson University          
1025 Walnut St., Suite 726
Philadelphia PA 19107
215-955-1648
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Dr. Karen Rubin, M.D.
Connecticult Children’s
Division Chief
Associate Chair for Clinical Affair
282 Washington Street
Hartford, CT 06106
860-545-9370
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Paul Saenger, M.D.
Pediatric Endocrinology
Professor of Pediatrics
Albert Einstein School of Medicine
Winthrop University Hospital

Practice:
150 Lockwood Avenue, Ste. 434
New Rochelle, NY 10801
914-636-5924
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Martin Weinstein, D.M.D., M.S.
Albert Einstein Medical Center
Faculty Member and Research Advisor
Orthodontic Program

Practice:
44 Village Court
Hazlet, NJ 07730
www.drweinstein.com
732-264-2299
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Sunil Wimalawansa, MD, PhD, MBA, FACE, FACP, FRCP, DSc
University Professor
Professor of Medicine, Physiology & Integrative Biology
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Endocrinology Metabolism & Nutrition
Director, Regional Osteoporosis Center
Center, MEB-372
New Brunswick, NJ 08903-0019

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Legal Advisory Board


Martin P. Pfleger, Esquire

Harter & Pfleger
21 County Road 537 East
Colts Neck, NJ 07722
732-866-0700


Valerie Powers Smith, of Counsel

SLOVAK BARON & EMPEY LLP
1800 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262
760-322-2275 

103 Carnegie Center Blvd.
Princeton NJ 08540
609-955-3393
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Get Involved

Voluntary advisors are integral to the depth and breadth of content on the website, the pursuit and support of new science, education programs, advocacy, and more. If you are interested in joining the advisory team, please forward a photo, curriculum vitae along with a cover letter explaining your interest. We are always in need for new expertise and talent on the board. Email your letter of interest to info@tsfusa.org, mail to Turner Syndrome Foundation, Inc., PO Box 726, Holmdel, NJ 0773 or FAX 1-800-594-3862. Questions? Call 1-800-594-4585

Your letter of interest will be carefully considered, and you shall receive a reply withing 60 days.
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