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Dr. Stephen Dulong Elected Chair of Massachusetts Board of Registration in Dentistry

February 3, 2016 in People

On December 2, 2015, Dr. Stephen Dulong, Associate Professor in the Department of General Dentistry, was elected Chair of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Dentistry (BORID). Dr. Dulong has served on the BORID since being appointed by former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick in May 2012. He assumed the position of Chair on January 1, 2016. The BORID is responsible for licensing dentists and dental hygienists for practice in Massachusetts; establishing rules, regulations, and policies governing the practice of dentistry, dental... More

GSDM Receives Geriatric Oral Health Grant

February 3, 2016 in Research

Three members of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) community have received a 2015-2016 Education Pilot Grant from BUSM to implement a new program that will recruit dental students to train medical students in oral health. The three GSDM and BUSM community members who will be working on the new program are Dr. Annetty Soto, Geriatric Dental Medicine Fellow PGY2; Dr. Laura Kaufman, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department... More

Dr. Woosung Sohn Presents at Yonsei Dentistry Centennial Memorial Symposium

February 3, 2016 in School News

Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) faculty member Dr. Woosung Sohn was on the campus of Yonsei University College of Dentistry (YUCD) in Seoul, South Korea—his alma mater—in November presenting two lectures during the Yonsei Dentistry Centennial Memorial Symposium, which celebrated the one-hundredth anniversary of YUCD’s founding. Dr. Sohn is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Policy & Health Services Research and Director of the Advanced Specialty Education Program in Dental Public Health. This is the... More

GSDM Volunteers with Healing Our Community Collaborative

February 3, 2016 in Community

On Monday, January 11, 2016, 15 members of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) community volunteered at the Old South Church on Boylston Street in Boston at the Women, Oral Health, HIV Connection event. The event is one of the monthly programs/luncheons sponsored by Healing Our Community Collaborative, Inc. (HOCC), Programs for Women, by Women, about Women. HOCC is a non-profit organization for women infected with, affected by, or at risk for HIV/AIDS. Through ongoing HIV... More

Dr. Uday Reebye Accepts Appointment to Dean’s Advisory Board

January 27, 2016 in Alumni, Uncategorized

Dr. David Lustbader, Chair of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Dean's Advisory Board and Clinical Instructor in the GSDM Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, enthusiastically announced last week that Dr. Uday Reebye DMD 98 has agreed to serve on the GSDM Dean's Advisory Board.  After receiving a DMD from GSDM in 1998, Dr. Reebye went on to complete a medical degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His surgical training includes an Oral... More

DMD 16 Students Provide Dental Care to Rural Hondurans

January 27, 2016 in Community

For five days in October 2015, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) DMD 16 students Jennifer Ng and William Nguyen were in San Marcos, a town in rural Honduras, with a team of dental and medical professionals, providing oral health care to members of the local population. Ng and Nguyen’s externship to San Marcos was coordinated by GSDM’s Office of Global and Population Health (GPH), which helps facilitate multiple externship service missions for fourth-year dental students each year... More

Alpha Omega Holds Continuing Education Lecture

January 27, 2016 in Community, School News

On December 14, 2015, approximately 50 members of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) community joined the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity at the Boston University Castle for a special continuing education lecture by Mr. Ryan Hollenbeck, 3D & CAD/CAM Specialist at Sirona Dental Systems. Mr. Hollenbeck’s lecture on December 14 provided attendees with a detailed overview of 3D imaging and clinical implications in dental implants. The lecture took place at 8:30 p.m. It was preceded... More

GSDM ADSO Volunteers at Wang YMCA Holiday Party

January 27, 2016 in Community, Uncategorized

On Sunday, December 6, 2015, nine members of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Asian Dental Student Organization (ADSO) volunteered at the 2015 Wang YMCA Holiday Party, which took place at the Wang YMCA in Chinatown. The GSDM volunteers were organized by the GSDM ADSO in collaboration with GSDM’s Office of Global and Population Health (GPH). They were joined by Clinical Instructor in the Department of Health Policy & Health Services Research and Oral Health... More

GSDM Welcomes Director of Israeli Medical Center for Guest Lecture

January 20, 2016 in School News, Uncategorized

On Wednesday, December 9, 2015, the Boston University Medical Campus (BUMC) and the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) welcomed Director General of Ziv Medical Center in Safed, Israel—Dr. Salman Zarka—to campus for a special guest lecture in the Hiebert Lounge about the Center’s role in the humanitarian treatment of Syrians suffering from severe wounds sustained during the country’s civil war. Dr. Zarka’s lecture took place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and was attended by more... More

GSDM Holds 2015 Winter Faculty and Staff Meeting

January 20, 2016 in School News

On Wednesday, December 16, 2015, faculty and staff at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) gathered in the Bakst Auditorium at the Boston University School of Medicine for the 2015 Winter Faculty and Staff Meeting. Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter started the meeting by welcoming the nearly 200 faculty and staff in attendance. He then asked all of GSDM’s faculty and staff who joined the School after the date of the last Faculty and Staff Meeting, July 1, More

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