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Bye Bye Winter… Hello Spring! GSDM Celebrates the Persian New Year

April 7, 2015 in Archives, School News

On March 18, 2015, more than 150 Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) students, faculty, staff, and friends gathered in Hiebert Lounge for a Persian New Year Nowruz celebration. The celebration was sponsored by the Boston University chapter of the American Student Dental Association. A celebration of spring, Nowruz—meaning “New Day” in Persian—marks the first day of the Persian calendar. The occasion symbolizes nature’s renewal and rebirth after the passing of winter. Guests enjoyed Iranian cuisine from Roksana’s... More

GSDM Well Represented at Annual IADR/AADR Meeting & General Session

March 31, 2015 in Archives, Research

Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) was well represented at the 93rd General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) and the 44th annual Meeting & Exhibition of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR). This year the events took place in conjunction at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston from March 11 to 14, 2015. This prestigious scientific meeting draws attendance from investigators worldwide and consists of four full days of... More

Boston University AADR Reception an Exceptional Evening

March 31, 2015 in Archives, Research

Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter and Associate Dean for Research Dr. Maria Kukuruzinska hosted a reception for friends of Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) on the evening of Thursday, March 12, 2015, during the annual meeting of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) and the American Association for Dental Research (AADR). This year’s reception took place in the Sheraton Boston Hotel in the Commonwealth Ballroom and had over 200 guests in attendance, including GSDM faculty, More

Big Turnout for Tour of GSDM during IADR/AADR

March 31, 2015 in Archives, Research

This year, the IADR/AADR Annual Meeting took place in Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine’s (GSDM) backyard. To welcome researchers and educators to town, GSDM offered a tour of its research and pre-clinical facilities. The GSDM tour, which took place on Wednesday, March 11, included a group of over 50 participants from around the world. The group was given a behind-the-scenes look at the impressive research and learning facilities at GSDM. The tour was organized by Assistant... More

ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition Comes to Boston

March 31, 2015 in Alumni, Archives

The 2015 American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Annual Session & Exhibition was held at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts, March 7–10. As always, it provided a forum for ADEA members, other professional colleagues, and industry experts to come together to share knowledge of dentistry and dental education. With the theme “Igniting Minds Unlocking Potential,” the event featured a variety of educational programming sessions, events, member forums, and speakers. From presenting on the symposium stage, to poster presentations, and... More

Dr. Annetty Soto Wins Poster Award at the ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition

March 31, 2015 in Archives, Research

At the 2015 American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Annual Session & Exhibition, Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) second year Geriatric Dental Medicine Fellow in the Department of General Dentistry Dr. Annetty Soto won first place in the ADEA/DENTSPLY International Student Poster Awards, which recognize dental students for outstanding research and innovation. The award-winning poster Dr. Soto presented was titled “An Exploration of Clinicians’ Attitudes and Practices in Oral Health for Older Adults.” This year’s annual session was held... More

GSDM Students Provide Dental Care in Panama

March 24, 2015 in Archives, Community

On January 15, 2015, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) students Christopher Chan and Raman Samra (both DMD 15) traveled to Penonomé, Panama, to provide dental care. The trip was sponsored by North East Volunteer Optometric Services for Humanity (NEVOSH), a Rhode Island based organization dedicated to providing health care to those in need around  the world. In addition to the dental and optometry volunteers, many other medical professionals and students comprised the NEVOSH group. Along with... More

ASDA Annual Food Drive is a Success Once Again

March 24, 2015 in Archives, School News

Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Student Affairs and the Boston University Chapter of the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) recently hosted their annual food drive benefiting the Boston Medical Center (BMC) Food Pantry and Demonstration Kitchen. For every two non-perishable food items donated by GSDM members between February 2 and 13, 2015, donors received one ticket to a Boston University Terriers Hockey Game. Donors had a choice to either see the Terriers play University of... More

University Retirement Dinner Honors Former Faculty and Staff

March 17, 2015 in Archives, School News

On Thursday, March 5, 2015, dedicated employees who reached their end-of-career milestones were honored at the annual Boston University Retirement Dinner in the Arthur G. B. Metcalf Trustee Center on the Charles River Campus. Among the attendees were four recent retirees from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) including former Clinical Administration Manager in the 7th Floor Dental Health Center Ms. Joann Beer, former Administrative Manager for  Global and Population Health in the Department of Health... More

Faculty Forum Launches Blog Site

March 17, 2015 in Archives, School News

A new blog has been created for the Faculty Forum at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) in order to facilitate increased conversation and collaboration amongst faculty. The blog, which went live this morning, is intended to be a new avenue for faculty to communicate with each other and their Faculty Forum Representatives. According to its Bylaws, the Faculty Forum “provides a venue for discussion of issues of concern among the faculty, and to establish and maintain... More

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