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Jae Kwak DMD 16 Receives Pierre Fauchard Award

May 19, 2015 in Archives, School News

On April 29, 2015, Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter presented Jae Hee Kwak DMD 16 with the Pierre Fauchard Academy’s 2015 Foundation Dental Student Scholarship Award for her leadership and service to Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM).  Also present for the ceremony were Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Dr. Cataldo Leone and Assistant Dean of Students Dr. Joseph Calabrese. Every year, the Pierre Fauchard Academy awards their scholarship to a dental student who has demonstrated the greatest... More

ASDA Diversity & Inclusion Committee Hosts GSDM’s First Multicultural Night

May 19, 2015 in Archives, School News

On April 16, 2015, members of the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) Diversity & Inclusion Committee at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) hosted the School’s first Multicultural Night in Hiebert Lounge. The purpose of the event was to celebrate and appreciate the various cultures and ethnicities within the GSDM community. The emcees for the evening—Nikkita Muwanguzi DMD 17 and Wenyu Qu DMD 17—kicked off the evening by greeting the audience in 12 different languages before inviting the... More

Dr. Laura Kaufman is Published in the Journal of Physician Assistant Education

May 19, 2015 in Archives, School News

Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of General Dentistry at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Dr. Laura Kaufman was published in the March 2015 edition of The Journal of Physician Assistant Education for her paper “Introduction of an Interprofessional Oral Health Curriculum.” The paper discusses a novel approach to teaching oral health to physician assistant (PA) students, which Dr. Kaufman and her co-authors have been implementing at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) for the... More

Second Healthy Smile, Healthy You Event is Once-Again a Success

May 19, 2015 in Archives, Community

On Friday, March 27, 2015, the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Muslim Student Association (MSA), in collaboration with the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center (ISBCC), held the second Healthy Smile, Healthy You event for the local community. The aim of the Muslim Student Association at GSDM is to foster a sense of unity among students regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, or origin. MSA’s mission is to hold service-oriented, educational, and social events to promote religious... More

Michael Faibish Receives Prestigious NIDCR Summer Dental Student Award

May 12, 2015 in Archives, School News

On March 11, 2015, Michael Faibish DMD 18 received word that he had been selected as the recipient of the Summer Dental Student Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), an honor given to the top applicants from dental schools across the country. Faibish will be conducting research at the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) in Bethesda, Maryland from May 26 to July 17. The NIDCR Summer Dental Student Award gives talented dental students who are interested... More

Students Descend on Beacon Hill for a Day of Lobbying

May 12, 2015 in Archives, School News

On April 15, 2015, dentists and dental students from around New England descended on Beacon Hill for Beacon Hill Day 2015, an annual event where dental professionals come together to learn more about issues of concern to the dental community and to lobby their state legislators to take action on those issues. Several students from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) took part in the events of the day. The 110 attendees—90 dentists and 20 dental students, More

Richa Wahi AS 16 Receives IADR Lion Dental Research Award

May 5, 2015 in Archives, Research

Richa Wahi AS 16 was the recipient of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) Lion Dental Research Award at the IADR/AADR (American Association for Dental Research) General Session & Exhibition held at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts March 11–14, 2015. This prestigious award recognizes junior researchers who are conducting outstanding and innovative research in basic dental science with the goal of improving public oral health. Dr. Wahi has been working under the mentorship of GSDM Professor and Chair... More

Dr. Na Tian, Hatton Award Finalist, Presents Research on Celiac Disease at IADR/AADR Meeting

May 5, 2015 in Alumni, Archives

During the 2015 International Association for Dental Research (IADR) General Session & Exhibition held at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts, Dr. Na Tian PhD 14, was nominated as an IADR Hatton Award Finalist for her project, “Salivary Proline-rich Proteins and Gluten: Do Structural Similarities Suggest Immunogenicity in Celiac Disease?” She presented this work during the final poster session of the meeting, which was held on March 14, 2015. Dr. Tian was mentored by Associate Professor in the Department... More

Hattanas Kumchai Wins Frechette Award at IADR/AADR Annual Meeting

May 5, 2015 in Alumni, Archives

Hattanas Kumchai, PROS 16, DScD 16, was presented with the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) Arthur Frechette Award at the IADR/AADR (American Association for Dental Research) Annual Meeting in Boston March 11–14, 2015. The Frechette Award is given annually to a young investigator in Prosthodontics who is conducting innovative research in the field. Kumchai gave a ten minute oral presentation on his project, “In-vitro Repair of Veneered Zirconia Crowns with Ceramics vs. Resins,” to a panel of IADR/AADR judges... More

Research Celebrated During Science Day 2015

April 28, 2015 in Archives, Research

On March 19, 2015, members of the Boston University Medical Campus (BUMC) gathered in the Hiebert Lounge for Science Day, an annual event which highlights research at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM). The day’s agenda included a poster session, a keynote address, oral presentations, lunch, and a vendor fair which took place in the cafeteria at 100 East Newton Street. The day began with a poster viewing session and lunch followed by opening remarks from Dean... More

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