The following four members were inducted as "Life Members" of the Association on 1/15/2002. Each was asked (on a voluntary basis) to provide a bio in their honor. The bios of those who chose to do so are included. Otherwise, biographical information obtained from the ADA follows the members’ name.
NJDA President Dr. Carmine LoMonaco and MCDS President Dr. Peter DeSciscio congratulate Dr. Raymond Bastkowski on achieving Life Member status.
-Received his A.B. in Biological Science from Rutgers University in 1958.
-Received his DDS degree from University of Pennsylvania in 1962.
-Served in the Army Dental Corps from July 1962 to September 1964.
-Established and still maintaining a general dental practice in East Brunswick (1962-present).
-ADA/NJDA/MCDS member for past 40 years.
-Hobbies and Interests include: working with youth in Pop Warner Football and East Brunswick Baseball Managers Association., gardening, music, reading and travel.
-Raised 4 sons with his wife of 43 years.
-Received his dental degree from Temple University in 1963.
-Completed an Internship in Staten Island for the U.S. Public Health Service (1963-1964).
-Served in the Coast Guard on Active Duty out of Staten Island (1964-1966).
-Established and still maintaining a general dental practice in Woodbridge (1966-present).
-Memberships include ADA/NJDA/MCDS and AGD.
-Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity Member and Past President of the Fraternities Raritan Valley Chapter.
-Completed a mini-residency in Intravenous Sedation at Seton Hall University Dental School in 1983.
NJDA President Dr. Carmine LoMonaco and MCDS President Dr. Peter DeSciscio congratulate Dr. Edwin Galkin on achieving Life Member status.
-Received his D.M.D. degree from Tufts School of Dental Medicine in 1961.
-Served as a Captain in the U.S. Army Dental Services (1961-1963).
-Received his graduate training in Periodontics at NYU Dental School (1963-1965).
-Maintains a private practice partnership in Periodontics in Woodbridge.
-Former Clinical Assistant Professor at UMDNJ/NJDS.
-Attending Dentist at JFK Hospital.
-Membership in ADA/NJDA/MCDS.
-Membership in American Academy of Periodontology, the Northeastern Society of Periodontists, and the New Jersey Society of Periodontists.
-Former President of N.J. Society of Periodontists.
-Member of Circumnavigators Club and flew a single engine plane around the world.
Hobbies and Interests include flying and skiing.
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