Beginning September 1, 2013, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) student Matthew Green DMD 15 began a one year term as the New England Regional Representative for the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) National Student Research Group (NSRG).
AADR NSRG is a student-run organization motivated by a mission to cultivate a rich environment for research in dental education. The organization comprises a network of self-governing Student Research Group (SRG) chapters at individual US dental schools. Nationally, the NSRG is led by elected officers.
Green is currently Secretary of the GSDM SRG chapter.
In his new national role as NSRG New England Regional Representative, Green will network with local SRG chapters to encourage excellent and abundant student research in the region. Institutions that Green will work with include Tufts University, Harvard University School of Medicine, University of Connecticut, Dalhousie University, the Forsyth Institute, McGill University, University of Laval, University of Montreal, and the University of New England.
Green said, “As modern dental medicine evolves rapidly, it is critical to have a solid core of young dental researchers. As a regional representative, it is important for me to gather support and people willing to tackle the most pressing issues facing dentistry.”
Green continued, “My role as a regional representative is critical in keeping an open line of communication between the national and local levels. I am excited for my role, ensuring my fellow dental researchers have proper guidance, support, and funding for the research of oral and craniofacial sciences.”
Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter said, “Congratulations to Matthew on his appointment as NSRG New England Regional Representative. I am proud to have a student from our School take this important role of communicating on a national level on behalf of the entire New England region.”