Professor and former Chairman. He is a graduate of Yale University School of Medicine and residency at Washington University. In 1984, he became Chairman at New York Medical College-New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and in 1990 he became Chairman at SUNY-Downstate and LICH. He was recently President of the Triological Society. He has been Vice President and Coordinator for Instruction Courses for the AAOHNSF. He has served as President of the SUO-HNS. He has been Guest of Honor for the American Broncho-Esophagological Association, American Laryngological Association and the American Society of Geriatric Otolaryngology. He has been on the Executive Editorial Board of The Laryngoscope. He is the author, coauthor or editor of 17 books and 200 scientific publications and chapters. Dr. Lucente served on the ACGME RRC Otolaryngology and has been Chair of the AMA’s CME Advisory Committee. Dr. Lucente serves as Vice Dean for Faculty and Educational Affairs for SUNY Downstate UHB @ LICH. He has also received the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Distinction in Teaching and in 2001, was honored with the Teacher of the Decade Award from the Department of Otolaryngology. In 2008 he received the Graymoor Award from the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement for his service to that organization.