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Dr. Sok-Ja Janket Attends Inaugural Workshop in Genetic Epidemiology and Functional Genomics

August 31, 2015 in Archives, People, School News

Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Research Associate Professor in the Department of General Dentistry Dr. Sok-Ja Janket attended the inaugural Genetic Epidemiology and Functional Genomics workshop at the Boston University Medical Campus from July 5 through 8. This event was hosted by the Framingham Heart Study, the Center for Translational Epidemiology and Comparative Effectiveness Research, and the Section of Preventative Medicine and Epidemiology at Boston University School of Medicine. At the workshop, Dr. Janket was the only... More

GSDM Staff Volunteers At Local Wellness Night

August 31, 2015 in Archives, Community, School News

Two Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) staff members volunteered their time on Thursday, May 14, at the first annual Family Wellness Night, which took place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Cleveland Community Center in Dorchester. The GSDM volunteers were School Based Program Coordinator Paula Pina and Research Dental Assistant Daniel Nayebi. The first annual Family Wellness Night was put on by Urban Science Academy and West Roxbury Academy. The event was designed to... More

GSDM Doctor Participates in White House Forum on Aging

August 31, 2015 in Archives, School News

Associate Professor in the Department of Health Policy & Health Services Research Dr. Joseph Boffa attended the 2015 Northeast Regional White House Conference on Aging Forum, which took place on May 28. The forum was one of five regional forums that preceded the main White House Conference on Aging on July 13. The four other regional forums took place in Tampa, Phoenix, Seattle, and Cleveland. The goal of all five of these smaller regional forums was to start discussions about issues... More

2015 Global Days of Service

August 25, 2015 in Archives, Community, School News

During this year’s Global Days of Service, 140 students, faculty, and staff from Boston University’s Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) volunteered a total of 494.5 hours at several different community service locations throughout Boston. Boston University’s Global Days of Service is an annual, month-long, event that allows alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends from all areas of the Boston University network to give back to their local, national, and international communities. This year, a total of 6,944 hours... More

John McCahan Day Brings BUMC Community Together

August 25, 2015 in Archives, People, School News

A diverse community of educators and students gathered at the Boston University Medical Campus on Wednesday, May 20, for the tenth annual John McCahan Medical Campus Education Day, which annually brings together Boston University Medical Campus faculty, staff, students, fellows, and residents for a productive, fast-paced day of lectures, presentations, and networking. Among the participants in the tenth annual John McCahan Medical Campus Education Day, which lasted from 7:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. were several Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of... More

GSDM Marches in the 2015 Boston Pride Parade

August 25, 2015 in Archives, Community

Members of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) community joined the Boston University Medical Campus  (BUMC) Pride group and the Boston Medical Center (BMC) Gay Straight Alliance on June 13 to march in this year’s Boston Pride Parade. The 45 annual Boston Pride Parade was one of several events during Boston’s annual Pride Week, which ran from June 4 - 14 and boasted more than two dozen events. It is put on by Boston Pride, a... More

AAPD Reception

July 21, 2015 in Alumni, Archives

Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) alumni came together at the 2015 American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry’s (AAPD) Annual Session in Seattle this May for a special alumni reception. The Alumni Reception, which took place on May 23 at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel was attended by GSDM alumni as well as current and former faculty members and residents. The event was hosted by Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter, Chairman Athanasios Zavras, and Director of the Advanced Specialty Education... More

Two GSDM Faculty Elected to Prominent Positions within IADR Scientific Network

July 21, 2015 in Archives, Awards

Dr. Woosung Sohn, and new Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) faculty member, Dr. Astha Singhal, were recently elected to prominent leadership positions within the International Association of Dental Research’s (IADR) Global Oral Health Inequalities Research Network (GOHIRN). Their three-year terms in these roles are effective as of July 2015 and will continue through the 96th General Session & Exhibition of the IADR which will take place in London, United Kingdom in July 2018. The mission of IADR Networks... More

Dr. Belinda Borrelli Has Impressive Start at GSDM

July 14, 2015 in Archives, People, School News

Director of Behavioral Science Research and Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Health Services Research Dr. Belinda Borrelli has been very busy since she joined Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) in September 2014. Since then she has submitted three National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant proposals, conducted a meta-analysis which will be published in the next month, and has had seven other papers accepted for publication in peer-reviewed journals. She has received several... More

GSDM Participates in Special Olympics Special Smiles Once Again

July 14, 2015 in Archives, Community

On Saturday, June 6, 2015, students, faculty, and staff of Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) participated in the Healthy Athletes® Special Smiles® initiative at the Special Olympics Massachusetts Summer Games at Harvard University’s Murr Center. Over 1,200 athletes from the Greater Boston area converged on Harvard University’s Athletic Complex to participate in athletic events such as bocce, cycling, fishing, golf, sailing, and softball. Dentists and dental students were on hand at the Special Smiles® clinic to... More

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