New Haven Federation honors Dr. Milton Wallack

Milton Wallack and his wife, Joan.

Milton Wallack and his wife, Joan.

WOODBRIDGE – Dr. Milton Wallack of Branford received the Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the organization’s annual campaign kickoff event, held on Wednesday, Sept. 17.

“Dr. Milton Wallack has served the community with a lifetime of diligence and competency that is unequalled,” said Sydney Perry, Federation’s CEO. “We can’t help but commend his service. His leadership is worthy not only of honor but also emulation.”

A retired periodontist, Wallack has long been active in Jewish and civic communal activities. At the Jewish Federation, he has served as Young Leadership co-chair, Federation campaign chair, Israel mission chair, Federation president, and past chair of the revitalized Jewish Community Relations Council.

Among his many professional accomplishments, he has served on the faculties of several dental schools, as president of the New Haven Dental Association, as well as the Connecticut Society of Periodontists. He was also vice president of the Connecticut State Dental Association and founder of the Dental Hygiene Program at the University of New Haven, where he has served on the University’s Board of Governors.

In addition, Wallack served as president of the New Haven Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and works on the establishment of the Connecticut Center for Metabolic Disease Research. In retirement, he has also put his energies and drive into the Connecticut Center for Arts and Technology.

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