Pre-doctoral Grand Rounds Presentations Begin For 2015-2016 Academic Year

November 24, 2015 in Uncategorized

On Wednesday, October 28, 2015 Jae Kwak DMD 16 delivered the first presentation in the 2015-2016 series of pre-doctoral Grand Rounds presentations to an audience of faculty and students in room G-301 of Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM). Approximately 50 faculty and students, including Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter, were in attendance for Kwak’s presentation, which was—like all pre-doctoral Grand Rounds presentations—about a treatment plan she devised for an extraordinary patient at her 10-week Externship rotation site. More

Pre-doctoral Students Present on Research Opportunities

November 24, 2015 in Research, School News

The GSDM Student Research Group (SRG) held its third Research Fair on October 26, 2015, at the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM). The Research Fair is an annual event that encourages dental students to participate in research as part of the APEX (Applied Professional Experience) or IREC (Intensive Research Elective Course) programs available at GSDM. The hour-long Research Fair was run by the SRG officers. The room was packed with pre-doctoral candidates and other students who attended both... More

Endodontic Alumni Association Holds 2015 Fall Meeting

November 24, 2015 in Alumni

The Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Endodontic Alumni Association held its 2015 Fall Meeting from October 7-11 in Nashville, Tennessee. During the 2015 Fall Meeting, more than 60 attendees and their families enjoyed four days and evenings packed with scientific and social events that took place at the Omni Nashville Hotel and around the city of Nashville. The Endodontic Alumni Association Fall Meeting, which was chaired by Dr. Benjamin Locke ENDO 79 and his wife Lucy, More

GSDM Volunteers At Brazilian Independence Day Outdoor Festival

November 24, 2015 in Community, Uncategorized

On Sunday, September 13, a group of 14 members of the GSDM community—nine students and five faculty members—volunteered at the Brazilian Independence Day Outdoor Festival at Herter Park in Boston. The GSDM volunteers offered dental screenings and other oral health education to the event’s attendees. The Brazilian Independence Day Outdoor Festival, which began in 1995, brings area residents together to experience Brazilian culture, history and heritage. The event provides people with authentic Brazilian cuisine, musical performances, children's activities, and educational opportunities. More

GSDM Attends 2015 American Dental Association Annual Session

November 19, 2015 in Uncategorized

Members of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) community came together at the 2015 American Dental Association (ADA) Annual Session, held November 5-10 in Washington, D.C. At the 2015 Annual Session, GSDM held a special Alumni Reception and congratulated the latest inductees into both the American College of Dentists (ACD) and the USA Section of the International College of Dentists (ICD). DMD 16 student Minh-Phuong (Lana) Le also represented the School in the SCADA Student... More

CTSI Pilot Grants Awarded to Three GSDM Researchers

November 19, 2015 in Awards, Research, School News

Three Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) researchers have been awarded $20,000 each in Boston University Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) pilot funding. The GSDM researchers are Research Associate Professor Dr. Manish Bais, Research Associate Professor Dr. Ann Marie Egloff, and Professor Dr. John C. Samuelson. All three researchers are in GSDM’s Department of Molecular & Cell Biology. The pilot grant competition, led by the Boston University CTSI and financially supported by GSDM, funds innovative translational research intended... More

GSDM Lends A Hand At Massachusetts Stand Down

November 19, 2015 in Community

On August 28, 2015, 29 members of the GSDM community volunteered at Massachusetts Stand Down, an all-day event that provides homeless veterans with a variety of services as well as      a temporary refuge where they can obtain food, shelter, clothing, and health screenings. The GSDM volunteers promoted oral health at the event by offering oral screenings, denture cleaning and labeling, and one-on-one oral hygiene instruction. More than 500 homeless veterans typically attend the annual Massachusetts Stand Down event, which is organized by... More

GSDM Hosts Students And Faculty From Three Chinese Dental Schools

November 12, 2015 in Uncategorized

Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) hosted students and faculty from three Schools of Stomatology in China this summer, during three separate 14-day visits. The visits were part of an ongoing Global Externship Exchange with three Chinese institutions that began in October 2013. The exchange allows fourth-year DMD students to spend three weeks—guided by a GSDM faculty member—at three Chinese dental schools, gaining clinical and cultural experience as well as course credit. The exchange also allows... More

Staff Forum Holds Fall Meeting and Social

November 12, 2015 in Uncategorized

On Tuesday, October 27, and Thursday, October 29, more than 100 staff members at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) convened at the Dental Health Center, 930 Commonwealth Avenue and 100 East Newton Street to participate in the Staff Forum Fall Meeting and Social. The three meetings offered staff members both on the GSDM campus and at 930 Commonwealth Avenue an opportunity to come together to meet their new representatives, learn more about the Staff Forum’s role... More

Dr. Belinda Borrelli Publishes Paper on the Influence of mHealth and eHealth Interventions on Smoking Cessation

November 12, 2015 in Uncategorized

Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Health Services Research Dr. Belinda Borrelli is first author on a paper titled, “Prevalence and Frequency of mHealth and eHealth Use Among US and UK Smokers and Differences by Motivation to Quit” published in the July 2015 Issue of the Journal of Medical Internet Research. Dr. Borrelli, who is also Director of Behavioral Science Research, collaborated on this work with colleagues from the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom—where she is a... More