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Varun Arya DMD 14 OMFS 17

February 24, 2015 in Archives, School News

Varun Arya DMD 14 OMFS 17 has made Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) and the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) proud by recently winning two separate, highly-competitive awards. In December 2014, Dr. Arya was the recipient of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Philip J. Boyne Memorial Scholarship, and in January 2015, Dr. Arya received the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery National Insurance Company (OMSNIC) educational grant award. Each year, select residents receive... More

Student Research Group Hosts Journal Club on HPV and Oral Cancer

February 24, 2015 in Archives, School News

On Friday, January 30, 2015 the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine Student Research Group (SRG) hosted their first Journal Club meeting of the academic year. The meeting discussed a paper entitled “Do high-risk human papillomaviruses cause oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma?” which was published in in the December 2014 issue of Oral Oncology. This article reviews published data which examines the relationship between high-risk human papillomaviruses (HR-HPV) and oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma. Head and neck cancer... More

Staff Forum Book Club Reaches its First Anniversary

February 24, 2015 in Archives, School News

Stranded on Mars with little chance of rescue, relentlessly hunted by vampires, caught in the middle of a murder mystery and subsequent cover-up conspiracy; the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Staff Forum Book Club has been through it all. Each month, the Book Club meets to rehash the adventures they faced throughout the last book, eat themed snacks appropriate to the novel, and get to know fellow staff members from other departments within the School. The... More

Tet in Boston Festival Welcomes GSDM Volunteers

February 24, 2015 in Archives, Community

Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) students volunteered at the annual Tet in Boston, a Vietnamese New Year festival organized by the Vietnamese-American Community of Massachusetts and New England Intercollegiate Vietnamese Student Association. Held at the colorfully decorated Carson Place (inside the Boston Teachers Union Hall) in Dorchester, the event drew thousands of people of all ages who enjoyed family-friendly activities, delicious food and a concert. For more than a decade, GSDM’s Asian Dental Student Organization (ADSO), More

GSDM Exhibits at 40th Annual Yankee Dental Congress

February 19, 2015 in Archives, Community

From January 28 to February 1, 2015, the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center was abuzz with visitors to the 40th annual Yankee Dental Congress (YDC), the largest dental meeting in New England. The convention drew nearly 27,000 dental professionals from around the country, and featured more than 300 dental continuing education courses, lectures and events. Representatives of Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) joined the more than 450 exhibitors in the center which showcased the latest... More

Alumni Reception Draws Huge Turnout at Seaport Hotel

February 19, 2015 in Alumni, Archives

On Friday, January 30, over 500 alumni, faculty, staff and students of Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) mingled in the Plaza Ballroom of the Seaport Hotel at the alumni reception held during Yankee Dental Congress 2015. As always, this annual reception provided members of the GSDM community the opportunity to relax and catch up with each other. Along with Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter and his advisory board, BU Vice President for Alumni Relations Mr. Steve... More

GSDM Debate Team Takes Home the Win

February 19, 2015 in Archives, School News

On Saturday, January 31, 2015, the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) American Student Dental Association (ASDA) Student Debate Team won the Sixth Annual ASDA District 1 Dental Student Debate, held for the first time at the Yankee Dental Congress (YDC). Besides GSDM, the schools represented in District 1 ASDA included Harvard University School of Dental Medicine, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, and University of New England College of Dental... More

Alumni Association Board Convenes During Yankee Dental Congress Once Again

February 19, 2015 in Alumni, Archives

On Friday, January 30 the bi-annual Alumni Association Board Meeting was held in the Constitution Room of the Seaport Hotel during the Yankee Dental Congress (YDC).  It was the first meeting that Bing Liu DSC 90 DMD 03 presided over since being appointed new Alumni Association Board President in the Fall of 2014. The meeting included: A welcome from Dr. Liu; An update on School news from Dean Hutter; A presentation on the branding initiative to be conducted throughout 2015 by Interbrand; A presentation on... More

Students Promote Awareness of HIV Oral Health Issues at Yankee Dental Congress

February 19, 2015 in Archives, Community

From January 29 to January 31, 2015, students from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) volunteered at the HIV Dental Work Group booth at the 2015 Yankee Dental Congress (YDC). They joined students from Boston-area dental and dental hygiene schools as well as staff from GSDM and the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) to provide information to visitors about HIV and oral health. The HIV Dental Work Group is part of the BPHC AIDS/HIV Ombudsperson Program, a... More

Faculty and Staff Appreciated at Open House

February 17, 2015 in Archives, School News

On Friday, January 16, 2015, the hard work and dedication of Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) faculty and staff were celebrated with an appreciatory open house in the GSDM cafeteria. The gathering featured carnival themed refreshments including cotton candy, popcorn, cracker jacks, soft pretzels, and soft drinks. At GSDM it is important that faculty and staff know that their daily efforts in support of GSDM are appreciated, which is why Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter hosted the... More

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