Board of Directors

Dr Zev Kaufman, DDS

” New York University College of Dentistry

” Comprehensive Care and Applied Practice Administration Honors program.

” Orthodontic Honors program.

” Awarded DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery) degree

” General dentistry residency program at St. Barnabas Hospital

” New York University. Prosthodontics

” American Dental Association, specialty in Implant, Esthetic, and Restorative Dentistry

” New York University. Prosthodontics

” Department of Implant Dentistry as a fellow

” Post-graduate certification in Implant Surgery and restoration

” Dr. Kaufman while at NYU maintained a private, part-time, dental practice

” Taught X-ray technology and diagnosis at the department of Radiology at NYU

” Clinical assistant professor at the Post-graduate department of Implant Dentistry at NYU

” Academy of Osseointegration

” The American College of Prosthodontists

” Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society

” American Dental Education Association (ADEA)

” Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry by dentists and their patients

” Founder and sole owner of Prosthodontics and Implant Surgery of Manhattan, P.C.,

A specialty practice dedicated to cutting edge, comprehensive, Prosthodontic (cosmetic and restorative) and Implant treatment

” National Oral Health advisor to WebMD, as well as a top-rated expert on AllExperts.com


Dr. Elan Kaufman, DMD FAAPD

” A diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

” A fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

” The Medical Director of Kaufman Children’s Hospital

” Senior Attending and Chief of Pediatric Dental Medicine and Surgery

at New York City’s St. Luke and Roosevelt Hospitals, as well as Brooklyn’s Coney Island Hospital

” Columbia University School of Dental Medicine – Assistant Clinical Professor

” Mt. Sinai School of Medicine – Assistant Clinical Professor

” Holds surgical privileges at Mt. Sinai Hospital

” Chairman of the Oral Health Committee of New York Chapter II of the American Academy of Pediatrics

” President and Founder of the Children’s Dental Foundation, Inc.

A not-for-profit organization aimed at providing optimal dental care to needy and less-fortunate children.


Dr Daniel Kaufman, MD Assistant Professor

” Department Of Surgery at SUNY Downstate Medical Center

” Board-certified plastic surgeon trained in all aspects of cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery

” Graduated with Cum Laude honors from Binghamton University

” Member of the Golden Key International Honor Society

” Medical degree at the State University of New York – Downstate Medical Center

” Elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society

” Master of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of New York University

” Residency training program in General Surgery at Downstate Medical Center

” Chief Resident, Downstate Medical Center

” Surgical research fellowship performing cutting-edge scientific and clinical research

In obesity and metabolic disorders, bariatric surgery,

And post-massive weight loss body contouring surgery

” Postgraduate training as fellow in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

” Montefiore Medical Center – Albert Einstein College of Medicine

” Serving as Chief Resident at some of New York’s top hospitals

” Extensive experience in complex aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery of the entire body

” A Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery 

Executive Board of Directors

Jonathan D. Salkin

” President, Hydration Education Foundation, Inc.

” Founder, Hydration Education, LLC.

” President and Sole Owner, Rocket Direct Marketing, Inc., New York, NY.

” Founder KarmaQuench®, LLC. A Registered Spring Water Brand Targeted to So. Calif.

” Director New Business Marketing, Strategic Planning and Implementation, Group W Cable

” Served as Group W Cable’s National Manager of Multipay Services

” Launched World’s First MultiPay (Showtime and HBO)

” Launched First Pay Per View

” Launched Cable’s First Interactive Game Systems (Playcable and The Games Network)

” Showtime’s First Manager of Sales

” Manager of Affiliate Relations for Showtime

” Created Showtime’s policy and procedures manual

” Developed Showtime’s hotel/motel rate structure

” Designed bulk rate venue marketing programs

” Licensed NY Assoc. Real Estate Broker

” BA, Ohio Wesleyan University


Lorraine Eyerman, M.A., R.D.

” Treasurer, Hydration Education Foundation, Inc.

” Founder and Sole Owner Custom Diet Plans, LLC, New York, New York

” Manhattan Registered Dietitian In Private Practice since 1993

” M.A. Clinical Nutrition, New York University,

” B.S., Home Economics, Dietetics, (Summa Cum Laude)

” Hunter College, CUNY, New York, New York

” Registered Dietitian

” Approved Nutrition Counselor, American Heart Association

” The American Dietetic Association

” Sports/Cardiovascular Nutritionist – ADA.

” The Greater New York Dietetic Association

” American Heart Association NYC Affiliate

” AHA Nutrition Counseling Referral Group

” Omicron NU- National Honors, Home Economics

” Phi Epsilon Omicron


Robert J. Gagen, J.D., B,A,

” Founder and Sole Owner Of Law Office of Robert J Gagen, in the general practice of Law

” Admitted to all New York State Courts

” Admitted to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York

” Admitted to U.S. Supreme Court

” Past President, Vice President and Treasurer of Columbia County, N.Y., Bar Association

” Current Member of New York State and American Bar Associations

” Attorney for Twin County Recovery Services, Inc.

” Current Board Member of Twin County Recovery Services, Inc.

” Past Board President of Twin County Recovery Services, Inc.

” B. A., Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY

” J. D., University of North Dakota School of Law, Grand Forks, ND

” Served as Corporation Counsel, City of Hudson, NY

” Served as Acting City Court Judge, Hudson, NY

” Hearing Officer, Columbia County Surrogate’s Court

” Past Columbia County Public Defender

” Past Instructor, Evidence, Columbia Greene Community College

” Ongoing Instructor, National Business Institute

” Chief Legal Advisor, Hydration Education, LLC