GSDM Shines at the 2017 Yankee Dental Congress

February 7th, 2017in Archives

From January 26 – 28, 2017, the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) in the Seaport area of Boston was bustling with dental professionals from across the country at the 42nd Yankee Dental Congress (YDC). It is the largest dental meeting in New England, and the third largest meeting in the United States. The three-day event features continuing education courses, lectures, events, and the ever-popular Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Alumni Reception. Director of Alumni Relations & Annual... More

GSDM Patient Coordinators Sporting New Duds!

February 7th, 2017in Archives, School News

Beginning in January 2017, all patient coordinators are now wearing a uniform of black pants, white polo shirts and black & red jackets for the winter. The jacket is adorned with Rhett and GSDM branding. This uniformity of dress will assist patient care by making all patient coordinators easily recognizable throughout the building. Director of Clinical Operations, Mr. Jon Synnott, explained the motivation for the new look. "Coming from a customer service background I am very aware that first impressions last, be... More

Patient Seminar Series Opens to a Full House

February 7th, 2017in Archives, Research

On Monday, January 30, 2017, the beginning of a new Patient Seminar Series kicked off with a presentation from a mother and daughter about their struggles with Dentinogenesis Imperfecta (DI) Type II, a rare disease found in about .013% of the population. It is caused by a genetic mutation, and carriers have a 50% chance of passing it along to their descendants. Dr. Yoshiyuki Mochida, a faculty member in the GSDM Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, played a key... More

Students Reflect on Externship Experiences in Asia

February 7th, 2017in Archives, School News

On Tuesday, January 24, 2017, eight DMD students at the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine gave a presentation on their International Externship Exchange Program experiences in China, Japan, and Thailand. Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter, Dr. Laisheng Chou, and Dr. Michelle Henshaw hosted the presentations. China Externship The first group of students, Jing Guo DMD 17, Alex Nguyen DMD 17, Joanna Song DMD 17, and Michael Whitcomb DMD 17 visited China in June 2016. While there, they observed at the Shanghai... More

GSDM Volunteers at the Greater Boston Food Bank

January 31st, 2017in Archives, Community

Ten students in the January Preceptorship Program at the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) spent the afternoon volunteering at the Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) on Friday, January 20, 2017. Every preceptorship group spends time at GBFB, as one of their volunteer opportunities during their month at GSDM. Led by Alicia Berube Petrin, Senior Administrative Assistant in the Office of Business Development, the volunteers worked in the warehouse, inspecting, sorting, and packing food and grocery products. They were all... More

Dentist Ranked #1 Job in America by U.S. News & World Report

January 31st, 2017in Archives

U.S. News and World Report has released its list of the 100 Best Jobs of 2017, with dentist making the top spot in this year’s rankings. Orthodontist and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon also made the top ten jobs list for 2017. Dentistry and the other top jobs were selected for their propensity to offer “great growth potential, enviable work-life balance, high wages and low unemployment.” MarketWatch, who helps assemble the rankings determines the rankings by “looking at hiring demand, salary, unemployment... More

GSDM Launches Updated, Fully-Responsive Website

January 24th, 2017in Archives, School News

In an effort to stay current and up-to-date in all facets of our operations, the Communications team at the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) unveiled a new, completely responsive website on Thursday, January 19, 2017. While some might notice a total facelift, only minor rebranding took place, so as to remain on message with the larger University. In cooperation with the BU Creative Services Team, Ron Yeany of IS & T, and 10Up Web Design, the migration process... More

GSDM Students Present Poster at North American Saliva Symposium

January 24th, 2017in Archives, Research

Three Doctor of Dental Medicine Advanced Standing students from the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) presented at the 3rd Annual North American Saliva Symposium on December 9-11, 2017, at New York University. The students, Kasra Dabeshlim DMD AS18, Kushal Zinzuvadia DMD AS DMD 18 and Heidar Zohrehei DMD AS DMD 17, presented their poster, “Salivary Biomarkers in Periodontal Diseases- A Systematic Review.” The students completed their research under the mentorship of Dr. Judith Jones. They investigated the association... More

GSDM Ranks in Top 10 in NIDCR Funding of Dental Schools

January 24th, 2017in Archives, Research

A recent study found that Boston University’s Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) ranked in the top 10 in National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) funding received over a ten-year span. Boston University also ranked competitively in terms of total National Institutes of Health (NIH) support, ranking 11th and receiving a total of $79.71 million dollars from 2005 to 2014. This strong performance is further reflected by GSDM’s ranking among peer institutions, ranking second in NIDCR... More

GSDM Heads into the New Year with Community Service Opportunities- Abound!

January 17th, 2017

The first paragraph of the mission of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) says “The Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine will be the premier academic dental institution promoting excellence in dental education, research, oral health care, and community service to improve the overall health of the global population.” Our commitment to community service among our faculty, staff, students, and residents is unparalleled and a cornerstone of GSDM. This semester, many students will... More