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GSDM AAWD Chapter Volunteers at Jimmy Fund Walk

October 18th, 2017in Archives, Community

On Sunday, September 24, 2017, 24 members of the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) community volunteered at the annual Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk. Since 1989, the Jimmy Fund Walk has raised more than $125 million for the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. This year, more than 9,300 walkers, 1,000 volunteers, 640 Dana Farber employees, and 49 sponsors made this year’s event another great success. The GSDM team volunteered at The Finish Line at Copley Square near Boylston and... More

Three GSDM Students Attend AAWD Conference

October 18th, 2017in Archives, School News

The Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) was again well represented at a nationwide conference of leading dentists in the field. Haley Harris DMD 20, Julia Hadley DMD 18 and Laura Callan DMD 20 attended the American Association of Women Dentists (AAWD) Annual Conference on Amelia Island, Florida from September 22-23, 2017. The conference is designed to bring together women leaders who are either practicing or retired dentists and dental students to meet, share ideas, learn about practice... More

GSDM Volunteers at the Brazilian Independence Day Outdoor Festival

October 18th, 2017in Archives, Community

On Sunday, September 10, 2017, 30 members of the faculty, staff, and student body, and family members of the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) volunteered at the Brazilian Independence Day Outdoor Festival, held at DCR Herter Park in Boston. The GSDM chapter of the Hispanic Student Dental Association (HSDA) led the organization of this volunteer opportunity. This event is held in collaboration with The Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS). The mission of MAPS is to improve the... More

Annual Staff Day of Learning is a Hit

October 18th, 2017in Archives, School News

On Friday, October 6, 2017, the staff of the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) gathered in the Heibert Lounge located on the Boston University Medical Campus. This was a change in venue for Staff Day of Learning, as last year’s event had the staff out of the School on Thompson Island for an Outward Bound teambuilding program. Keynote speaker Jason Young facilitated the session, delivering presentations paired with breakout sessions and games to keep the audience involved. Jason... More

CE Hosts Japanese Dental Group

October 12th, 2017in Archives, School News

On Saturday, September 9, 2017, the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Education (GSDM) hosted a group of 28 dentists from Japan for a half-day continuing education (CE) lecture. The CE course was entitled, “Current State of Dental Education and Digital Dentistry in the U.S.,” and was led by Dr. Hiroshi Hirayama, Clinical Professor and Director of the Advanced Specialty Education Program in Prosthodontics; Director of the Advanced Specialty Education Program in Operative Dentistry; Director of the Advanced Specialty Education... More

GSDM Volunteers at Stand Down Boston

October 12th, 2017in Archives, Community

On Friday, September 8, 2017, students and faculty from the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) volunteered at Stand Down Greater Boston 2017, held at City Hall Plaza. This was the 12th consecutive year GSDM has participated in the Stand Down Greater Boston Event. Stand Down Greater Boston is an all-day event that provides homeless and other at-risk veterans with a variety of services as well as a temporary refuge where they can obtain food, shelter, clothing, and health... More

GSDM Holds First Grand Rounds of 2017-2018 Academic Year

October 12th, 2017in Archives, School News

On Wednesday, October 4, 2017, Mr. Thomas Santacroce DMD 18 presented the first Grand Rounds Presentation of the academic year in classroom G-301 at the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine. The event was presented by Dean Hutter and Drs. Celeste Kong, Carl McManama, and Cataldo Leone, with Dr. McManama moderating the presentation.  Mr. Santacroce completed his externship rotation at Boston Medical Center, in the Center’s  Yawkey Building, where he worked with Dr. Husam Batal and Dr. Eyad Haidar. For... More

Head and Neck Cancer Symposium Explores Latest Research Developments

October 12th, 2017in Archives, Research

By Jason Stevens On September 25, 2017, the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute co-hosted the third Head and Neck Cancer Symposium. This event, titled Advances in Head and Neck Cancer: Immunotherapy and Precision Medicine, brought together experts from across the country to present on current research, developments, challenges, and therapies in head and neck cancer. Over one hundred faculty, clinicians, researchers, residents, and students attended the symposium. The symposium consisted of four sessions... More

GSDM Faculty Attend and Present at Dentsply Sirona World Meeting 2017

October 5th, 2017in Archives, School News

Dentsply Sirona held their annual World Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada from September 14-16, 2017. Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) faculty members Drs. Neal Fleisher, Hesham Nouh and Alexander Bendayan presented at the World Meeting. Primarily, their presentation focused on the curriculum changes implemented into both predoctoral and postdoctoral programs to incorporate guided surgery into the curriculum using digital workflows at GSDM. Drs. Fleisher and Nouh presented the details of the predoctoral Implantology laboratory simulation to... More

GSDM Student Participates in International United Nations Innovation Lab

October 5th, 2017in Archives, School News

Dr. Alaa Qari, DScD candidate in Dental Public Health at the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM), was selected as one of the 1000 global talents from 129 countries to participate in UNLEASH, a fully-sponsored innovation laboratory that took place in August 2017 in Copenhagen, Denmark. UNLEASH was an immersive experience designed to have participants co-create innovative, implementable, and scalable solutions to the sustainable development goals (SDGs) of the United Nations. Dr. Qari was one of three dentists invited... More