GSDM community takes Yankee Dental Congress by storm

February 28th, 2019in Archives, School News

From a jam-packed alumni reception to a bustling alumni lounge, from research presentations to award receptions, the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine community made the most of every minute of the 2019 Yankee Dental Congress, held January 31 through February 2, 2019, at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC). The alumni lounge was in a new location on the exhibition floor, but that didn’t stop GDSM alumni and friends from stopping by to catch up with... More

Record turnout for GSDM alumni reception at Yankee Dental Congress

February 28th, 2019in Alumni, Archives

More than 600 people attended the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine alumni reception held on Friday, February 1, 2019, as part of the Yankee Dental Congress in Boston, Massachusetts. By all indications, it was a record turnout for the event, which is one of the school’s most popular annual events and attracts everyone from current students and residents to alumni to faculty and staff. “Each one of you is an integral member of our community, and it means... More

GSDM student recognized for community service, awarded scholarship

February 8th, 2019in Archives, School News

Laura Daza DMD 20 grew up in Colombia in a family that emphasized the importance of giving back. Her uncle and aunt were both missionaries, and her parents taught her to be grateful for what they had and to have empathy for others. “We were very aware that there are people with real needs, and since we’re blessed to have resources, skills, and abilities, we should help others,” Daza said. Her commitment to community service ultimately led her to dentistry, as she... More

GSDM students travel globe as part of international externship program

January 29th, 2019in Archives, School News

Fifty-six thousand miles – or more than twice the Earth’s circumference. That is how far students from the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine traveled last year as part of the International Student Externship Exchange (ISEE) Program, an opportunity to experience dental education, dentistry, and dental care delivery as well as the cultures in foreign countries outside the United States and Canada. Yet despite the distance traveled and the differences discovered, all participating students walked away with a sense of just... More

GSDM students showcase dental skills at international contest

January 29th, 2019in Archives, School News

Four countries. 12 schools. 36 competitors. It sounds like the set up to an epic sports battle – but it was actually the scene at the first annual Skills Contest for International Dental Students, which was held in Shanghai, China, in November 2018. The contest, which was a friendly competition with no official rankings or scores, was an opportunity for dental students from around the globe to come together to learn from and with each other. “The chance to practice our skills... More

GSDM officially opens new Patient & Visitor entrance

January 3rd, 2019in Archives, School News

It was a momentous return from Intersession for the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM), which officially opened its new Patient & Visitor entrance as of 6:30 a.m. on January 2, 2019. The new entrance is located at 635 Albany Street, which will be the school’s new official address. The opening of the new entrance is an important milestone in GSDM’s addition and renovation construction project, and marks the near completion of the project’s first phase. The dental school’s... More

GSDM building project clears key milestone

November 27th, 2018in Archives, School News

The building construction and renovation project at the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine passed a key milestone on Thursday, November 15, 2018, when the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) approved the project’s exterior finishes. This approval clears the way for the second phase of the project to begin, which will include updating the entire exterior of the building. As part of the approval process, BPDA reviewed a “mock-up” wall built by the project’s construction team that included examples... More

GSDM alumnus named president of the American College of Prosthodontists

November 27th, 2018in Alumni, Archives

The American College of Prosthodontists (ACP) recently named an alumnus of the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine as the organization’s new president. Nadim Z. Baba PROS 99 MSD 00 was sworn in for a one-year term at the 48th Annual Session of the ACP, held in Baltimore, Maryland, from October 31 to November 3, 2018. "It is a great honor to serve and be part of the ACP," Dr. Baba said in a press release. "I believe the strength of... More

GSDM intramural hockey team wins 2018 championship

November 27th, 2018in Archives, School News

The Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine’s intramural hockey team – the “Jawbreakers” – overcame injuries and competing commitments to win the 2018 Boston University Intramural Championship, the team’s second championship in six years. “It was an incredible experience to play alongside such great young men and women as we represented GSDM,” said Andy Burke, team captain and GSDM’s director of facilities and operations. “From day one, we played as a team, not as individuals, and that team spirit helped... More

GSDM alumni and friends gather from coast to coast

November 27th, 2018in Alumni, Archives

Alumni from the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine gathered near and far in October and November at a series of receptions and dinners. Most recently, more than 70 alumni, friends, and residents of GDSM’s Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) and Postgraduate Operative and Esthetic Dentistry (PGOE) programs gathered in Boston on Friday, November 9, 2018, for their annual alumni dinner and continuing-education course. “These dinners are a wonderful opportunity for us to connect with our fellow alumni and with... More