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AAPD Reception

July 21, 2015 in Alumni, Archives

Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) alumni came together at the 2015 American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry’s (AAPD) Annual Session in Seattle this May for a special alumni reception. The Alumni Reception, which took place on May 23 at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel was attended by GSDM alumni as well as current and former faculty members and residents. The event was hosted by Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter, Chairman Athanasios Zavras, and Director of the Advanced Specialty Education... More

Two GSDM Faculty Elected to Prominent Positions within IADR Scientific Network

July 21, 2015 in Archives, Awards

Dr. Woosung Sohn, and new Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) faculty member, Dr. Astha Singhal, were recently elected to prominent leadership positions within the International Association of Dental Research’s (IADR) Global Oral Health Inequalities Research Network (GOHIRN). Their three-year terms in these roles are effective as of July 2015 and will continue through the 96th General Session & Exhibition of the IADR which will take place in London, United Kingdom in July 2018. The mission of IADR Networks... More

Dr. Belinda Borrelli Has Impressive Start at GSDM

July 14, 2015 in Archives, People, School News

Director of Behavioral Science Research and Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Health Services Research Dr. Belinda Borrelli has been very busy since she joined Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) in September 2014. Since then she has submitted three National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant proposals, conducted a meta-analysis which will be published in the next month, and has had seven other papers accepted for publication in peer-reviewed journals. She has received several... More

GSDM Participates in Special Olympics Special Smiles Once Again

July 14, 2015 in Archives, Community

On Saturday, June 6, 2015, students, faculty, and staff of Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) participated in the Healthy Athletes® Special Smiles® initiative at the Special Olympics Massachusetts Summer Games at Harvard University’s Murr Center. Over 1,200 athletes from the Greater Boston area converged on Harvard University’s Athletic Complex to participate in athletic events such as bocce, cycling, fishing, golf, sailing, and softball. Dentists and dental students were on hand at the Special Smiles® clinic to... More

GSDM Students Volunteer at St. Francis House

July 14, 2015 in Archives, Community

On May 10 and 16, 2015, the Office of Global & Population Health at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM), in collaboration with the BU student chapter of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), volunteered to prepare and serve food for those in need at the St. Francis House, a homeless shelter in Boston. For more than 30 years, St. Francis House has welcomed poor and homeless men and women. It provides services, support, and a glimpse... More

New Urgent Care Treatment Center at GSDM

July 7, 2015 in Archives

With the incorporation of patient screening into the Group Practice Model, the Department of General Dentistry opened an Urgent Care Patient Treatment Center focused on providing Emergency Services to new patients of Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine. The Urgent Care Patient Treatment Center is located on the first floor of 100 East Newton Street. “As patients now have access to more seamless care in our Group Practice Model—including screening—we took the opportunity to streamline emergency services as... More

GSDM Students Collaborate with Rosie’s Place and the Boston Housing Authority to Promote Oral Health

July 7, 2015 in Archives, Community

On Wednesday, May 13, 2015 Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) students and faculty participated in the Franklin Field Health Fair, a collaborative event between Rosie’s Place and the Boston Housing Authority. The event took place at the Franklin Field Housing Development in Dorchester, Massachusetts. Onsite, students provided participants with dental screenings and handed out oral health information geared to adults, children, the elderly, and disabled. Oral Health Promotion Director Ms. Kathy Lituri said, “The Health Fair... More

SNDA hosts its First Bingo Night

July 7, 2015 in Archives

On April 17, 2015, 27 Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM)students, faculty and staff participated in a Bingo Night at Clery’s, a local pub in Boston’s South End. The event was hosted by GSDM’s Student National Dental Association (SNDA), an organization dedicated to advancing underrepresented minority students in dentistry and helping the underserved. The SNDA was unable to host its annual Student and Faculty basketball game, so the group wanted to host another competitive event involving the... More

Endodontic Residents Celebrate Their Accomplishments at Reception

June 30, 2015 in Alumni, Archives

On May 14, 2015, residents of the Advanced Specialty Education Program in Endodontics Class of 2015 at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) celebrated their graduation in the Pavilion Tent at Granite Links Golf Club in Quincy, Massachusetts. They were joined by family, friends, faculty, staff, and alumni of the program. The celebration was hosted by Director of the Advanced Specialty Education Program in Endodontics Dr. Sami Chogle, along with the support of the GSDM Endodontic Alumni... More

Commencement 2015: An Unforgettable Day and the Start of a New Chapter

June 30, 2015 in Archives, School News

On Friday, May 15, 2015 190 pre-doctoral students and 88 post-doctoral residents received their degrees at the 2015 Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Convocation, held at the Walter Brown Arena. Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter began the ceremony by introducing himself and welcoming graduates, family and friends, faculty and staff, alumni, and other distinguished guests.  He then introduced Dean of Marsh Chapel Reverend Dr. Robert Allan Hill, who offered his guidance with an invocation. After the invocation, Dean... More

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