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GSDM Holds Annual Impressions Day

April 17th, 2018

On Saturday, March 24, 2018, nearly 44 participants from 11 colleges and universities throughout the northeast took part in the sixth annual Impressions Day at the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM). This event, organized by the Student National Dental Association (SNDA), is an event for pre-dental students by current dental students. This annual event aims to educate pre-dental students interested in dentistry about the dental school application process, what makes one a strong applicant, and about what life... More

Jaehyuk Choi Delivers Final Grand Rounds Presentation of the Year

April 17th, 2018

On Tuesday, April 3, 2018, Jaehyuk Choi DMD 18 presented the final Grand Rounds case of the year on his externship experience in Port Charlotte, Florida. Dr. Carl McManama moderated the session, which was also attended by Dr. Celeste Kong, Professor and Chair, Department of General Dentistry. While on externship at the Family Health Centers of Southwest Florida, Mr. Choi encountered a 69-year-old female patient complaining of multiple broken fillings and a missing crown. The patient had good oral hygiene, but... More

#BUGivingDay Wednesday April 11, 2018

April 10th, 2018in Alumni, Archives

Giving Day 2018 is TOMORROW, and we are counting on support from faculty and staff, as well as our alumni during this 24-hour period. Participation counts, and last year we were in the top five of all 17 schools and colleges at the University. This year your dollars go even further, as Gentle Dental will be the matching donor thanks to Mr. Geoff Ligibel, Gentle Dental CEO and GSDM Dean's Advisory Board member. Your donations help support our scholarship funds, send students across... More

Science Day 2018 Awards Luncheon

April 10th, 2018in Archives, Research

The 2018 Science Day Awards Luncheon took place on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, to honor the winners of the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine’s (GSDM) annual Science Day, which was held on Thursday, March 15, 2018. GSDM Science Day is a research celebration that features a keynote address, as well as poster and oral presentations by faculty/students/residents/fellows/candidates in the DMD, DMD AS, MSD, PhD, DScD, and Advanced Specialty Education Programs. The judges were tasked with evaluating 28 posters... More

Dr. Borrelli Publishes Study on Precision Medicine Approach to Treat Smokers

April 10th, 2018in Archives, Research

Dr. Belinda Borrelli, Professor in Health Policy & Health Services Research at Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM), recently published a study on smoker subtypes in one of the top journals in psychology, Health Psychology. The paper, “The Identification of Three Different Types of Smokers Who Are Not Motivated to Quit: Results From a Latent Class Analysis,” investigated whether there are distinct subtypes of smokers who are not motivated to quit smoking, which could inform targeted treatment.  The... More

Dental Assisting Training Program Honors Graduates

April 10th, 2018in Archives, School News

The Continuing Education (CE) Department at the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) honored its Dental Assisting Training Program graduates at a ceremony held on Thursday, March 15, 2018. The Dental Assisting program is designed to prepare participants to become functioning and knowledgeable members of a dental team. Participants were prepared for and provided with the opportunity to become certified in CPR, Radiology, and the Radiation Health and Safety (RHS) and Infection Control (ICE) exams. Our students got to... More

Erica Stocks Named to NASPA – Massachusetts

April 10th, 2018in Archives, Awards

Mrs. Erica Stocks, Associate Director, Student Affairs at the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) was recently named a Member At-Large to the Massachusetts State Board of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. Erica has been at GSDM in the department of student affairs for ten years and was recently honored for her dedicated service at the Boston University Service Recognition Luncheon. NASPA is the leading association for the advancement, More

Service Recognition Event Celebrates Our Dedicated Employees

April 4th, 2018in Archives, School News

Each year, Boston University holds service recognition events to honor employees who have reached milestone markers in their careers at BU. Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) employees were honored at the Service Recognition Luncheon on Monday, March 20, 2018, in Metcalf Hall, George Sherman Union. A number of GSDM employees celebrating either 10 years or 25 years of service were recognized at the Service Recognition Luncheon. Vice President of Human Resources for BU, Ms. Diane Tucker... More

Second Annual Sleep Disordered Breathing/Obstructive Sleep Apnea Symposium – Great Success

April 4th, 2018in Archives, School News

Over the weekend of March 9 – 10, 2018 the annual Sleep Disordered Breathing/Obstructive Sleep Apnea Symposium was hosted by the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Continuing Education (CE) Department. The event was a huge hit, with over 150 general dentists, orthodontists, pediatric dentists, and other healthcare providers in attendance at the Metcalf Trustee Center Trustee Ballroom located at One Silber Way, Boston from around the country. The two-day conference consisted of more than twelve presentations and... More

Impressions Spring 2018 is Now Available!

April 4th, 2018in Archives, School News

The latest edition of Impressions is now available for all faculty and staff of the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM). Both print and digital copies are available, with the digital version being found here: https://issuu.com/bugsdm/docs/gsdm-impressions-spring18_issuu Due to recent and numerous office moves, we will NOT be mailing Impressions to all faculty and staff. Instead, multiple magazine racks have been installed outside of all elevator banks at 100 East Newton Street where you are encouraged to take a copy. These racks... More