GSDM Shines at 2013 ADA Annual Session

November 19, 2013 in Alumni, Archives

It was an achievement-packed few days for faculty and alumni of Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) at the 2013 American Dental Association (ADA) Annual Session. During the Session—held October 31–November 3 in New Orleans, Louisiana—members of the GSDM community were recognized for their professional achievements, expertise, public service, and dedication to continuing education in oral health. Many GSDM inductees to the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists The American College of… More

GSDM Prosthodontic Alumni and Faculty Meet at ACP Luncheon

November 19, 2013 in Alumni, Archives

On Friday, October 11, 2013, 27 members of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) community gathered for lunch at Central Michel Richard Restaurant in Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. The luncheon was held during the 43rd Annual Session of the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP). The attendees included GSDM prosthodontic alumni, faculty, and residents. The ACP Annual Session’s theme this year was, “Winning Strategies in Prosthodontic Practice.” Session speakers discussed several topics, such as systemic… More

“I wasn’t going to let him die”: Dental Heroes Spring to Action

November 19, 2013 in Archives, People

When Dental Technologist Michael Haddad and Dmitry Merzon DMD 14 saw a Boston Medical Center employee having a heart attack, they helped without hesitation. On March 19, 2013, Merzon, an emergency medical technician (EMT) and former Israeli military medic, helped a public safety officer find an automated external defibrillator (AED) and ran to the scene with him. When asked what motivated him to react so quickly and selflessly, Merzon said: “Your training kicks in and you pretty much don’t think…. More

GSDM Flag Football Team Advances to Nationals after Region I Championship Win

November 19, 2013 in Archives, School News

It was a nail-biter ending. The BU Dental Intramural flag football team Nothing Personal was in quadruple overtime in the championship-deciding game against the two-time regional champion (2011 and 2012) Bloomsburg University. Nothing Personal had the ball first. They scored on third down and converted the extra point, pressuring Bloomsburg to score on their next possession or face defeat. Bloomsburg was able to score on their next drive, but not wanting to go into a fifth overtime, they elected to… More