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New York City-based prosthodontist Dr. Leora Walter completed her graduate prosthodontics and implant dentistry residency at New York Hospital Queens. She has received numerous honors, including the American Academy of Implant Dentistry Award, the Quintessence Award for Research Achievement, the NIH Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholarship, and the International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs scholarship. Dr. Walter has spent time in Ethiopia teaching clinicians how to recognize the oral manifestations of HIV as well as in Peru, where she conducted extensive research into head and neck cancers. Dr. Walter has authored numerous clinical articles, and she lectures internationally on topics relating to prosthodontics as well as systemic diseases and their effects on the oral cavity.