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Two GSDM Faculty Members Promoted to New Positions

June 24, 2016 in Uncategorized

Two GSDM faculty members— Dr. Eric Mandelbaum and Dr. Manuel Garcia —received academic promotions in their respective departments. Dr. Mandelbaum is in the Department of General Dentistry, and Dr. Garcia is in the Department of Restorative Sciences & Biomaterials. Dr. Eric Mandelbaum has been promoted from Clinical Instructor to Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of General Dentistry. Dr. Mandelbaum earned a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from GSDM in 1988 and subsequently joined the School’s faculty as a Clinical Instructor in... More

Field Trip to GSDM – Round Two!

June 24, 2016 in Uncategorized

On June 15, 2016, a group of 101 third graders from Blackstone School in the South End learned about oral health and oral healthcare by student, faculty, and staff volunteers during the second of two annual field trips to GSDM. Coordinated by GSDM’s chapter of the Hispanic Student Dental Association (HSDA) and the Office of Global and Population Health—and staffed by 33 faculty, student and staff volunteers—the GSDM field trip allowed students to learn about oral health education through interactive games... More

Field Trip to GSDM!

June 16, 2016 in Uncategorized

A group of 61 second graders from Orchard Gardens K-8 Pilot School in Roxbury learned about oral health and oral healthcare by student, faculty, and staff volunteers during an annual field trip to GSDM. Coordinated by GSDM’s chapter of the Student National Dental Association (SNDA) and the Office of Global and Population Health—and staffed by dozens of faculty, student and staff volunteers—the GSDM field trip allowed Orchard Gardens’ students to learn about oral health education through interactive games and activities and... More

GSDM Shines Bright at 2016 John McCahan Medical Campus Education Day

June 16, 2016 in Research

A diverse community of educators and students gathered at the Boston University Medical School on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, for the eleventh annual John McCahan Medical Campus Education Day, which 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 eleventh annual John McCahan Medical Campus Education Day, which lasted from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. were several Boston University Henry M. Goldman School... More

GSDM Pediatric Alumni Come Together at AAPD

June 16, 2016 in Alumni

On Saturday, May, 28, 2016, alumni from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine’s (GSDM) Advanced Specialty Education Program in Pediatric Dentistry came together for a special alumni reception at the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) Annual Session in San Antonio, Texas. The reception, which was held at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio, was hosted by Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry Dr. Athanasios Zavras. Dr. Zavras provided the attendees with a brief update on various... More

GSDM Gives Back at Special Smiles Event at 2016 Special Olympics!

June 16, 2016 in Uncategorized

On Saturday, June 4, 2016, students, faculty, and staff from 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. More than 1,800 athletes from the Greater Boston area converged on Harvard University’s Athletic Complex to participate in athletic events such as Aquatics, Gymnastics, Power Lifting, Tennis, Track & Field, and Volleyball. Dentists and dental students were on hand at the Special... More

GSDM Volunteers Contribute 1011 Hours During 2016 Global Days of Service!

June 9, 2016 in Uncategorized

During 2016’s Global Days of Service (which wrapped up on May 31, 2016), 251 students, faculty, and staff from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) volunteered a total of 1011 hours at several different community service locations throughout Boston. Boston University’s Global Days of Service is an approximately one-month-long annual 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. Members... More

Dr. Robert Louis Ibsen, GSDM Alumni Board Member, Passes Away at 84

June 9, 2016 in Uncategorized

It is with great sadness that we announce that longstanding GSDM Dean’s Advisory Board Member Dr. Robert Louis Ibsen passed away on May 14, 2016, peacefully at his home surrounded by loved ones. Dr. Ibsen was a generous and committed supporter of GSDM and a thoroughly engaged volunteer for more than 30 years. He served on the GSDM Dean’s Advisory Board under Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter, and he also held the title of Clinical Lecturer in the Department of Operative... More

Dr. Margaret Errante Completes Master of Arts in Dental Education

June 9, 2016 in People

On May 14, 2016, Dr. Margaret Errante completed her Master of Arts in Dental Education from the Gladys L. Benerd School of Education at the University of the Pacific. Dr. Errante is Assistant Dean for Business Development at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM). University of the Pacific has partnered with the Academy for Academic Leadership (AAL) to present the master's degree program created specifically for health professions educators. This master's program is designed to be completed... More

Dr. Michelle Henshaw and Dr. Raul Garcia Speak at NIH

June 9, 2016 in People

Dr. Michelle Henshaw and Dr. Raul Garcia were invited to speak at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on May 24, 2016, at the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research’s (NIDCR) meeting of the National Advisory Dental and Craniofacial Research Council. At the meeting, Dr. Henshaw and Dr. Garcia spoke during a special session on health disparities research. The two faculty members spoke about their work with Boston University’s Center for Research to Evaluate and Eliminate Dental Disparities (CREEDD). The CREEDD was... More

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