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Calling All Ghouls, Ghosts, and Goblins! Enter GSDM’s 1st Annual Costume Contest

October 25, 2016 in Archives, School News

You could win a $50 gift card! It’s easy; simply wear your best costume to ASDA’s Halloween Party on Friday, October 28 at 9pm at The Brahmin, or any other Halloween gathering. Just submit your entry by November 1st to be entered to win*. Snap a few photos with your friends, or even take a selfie! Send your best shots to gsdmcomm@bu.edu and we’ll select a winner. The top costumes will be featured on the screens throughout the dental school. Have... More

Corinne Kunkle Represents GSDM at the Colgate Dental Students’ Conference on Research

October 25, 2016 in Archives, Research

Corinne Kunkle DMD 18 recently represented Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) at the 52nd Annual Colgate Dental Students’ Conference on Research (Colgate DSCR). This year’s conference was held at the ADA Foundation Dr. Anthony Volpe Research Center (VRC) in Gaithersburg, Maryland from October 2 – 4, 2016. The Colgate DSCR is an annual event to introduce dental students to industry and academic professionals as well as scientists from the VRC, the American Dental Association, and the... More

Dr. Maria Kukuruzinska Receives Evans Center Research Collaborator of the Year Award

October 25, 2016 in Archives, Research

By Jason Stevens Dr. Maria Kukuruzinska, Associate Dean for Research and Professor in Molecular & Cell Biology at the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, was named the 2016 Evans Center Research Collaborator of the Year by the Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research and the Boston University Department of Medicine. This recognition was announced at the annual Department of Medicine Awards Dinner on October 13, 2016. The Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research promotes growth and discovery for interdisciplinary biomedical... More

Endodontic Alumni Association Holds 2016 Fall Meeting

October 18, 2016 in Alumni, Archives

The Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Endodontic Alumni Association held its 2016 Fall Meeting from October 5-9 in Boston, Massachusetts. During the 2016 Fall Meeting, alumni and their families enjoyed four days and evenings packed with academic and social events that took place throughout the city of Boston. The Endodontic Alumni Association Fall Meeting was chaired by Dr. Iman Labib ENDO 01. “I am happy to welcome you back to your roots and your Endo home... More

Class Election Results

October 18, 2016 in Archives, School News

The results of the elections for the class officers for the 2016-2017 academic year for each of the DMD and DMD Advanced Standing (AS) classes are as follows: DMD I class elections President – Mr. Neville Hatfield Vice President – Mr. Christian Ford Secretary – Ms. Hilury Ha Treasurer – Mr. David Persky DMD II class elections President – Mr. Matthew Vumback Vice President – Ms. Brieanna Gresh Secretary – Ms. Jessica Riccobono Treasurer – Ms. Christine Chiao DMD III class elections President – Ms. Sloane Kaminski-Ditzel Vice President – Ms. Amanda Alon Secretary... More

Three Pediatric Department Residents Participate in Oral Health & Hygiene Project in Ethiopia

October 18, 2016 in Archives, Community

Drs. Vani Takiar PEDO 17, Dina Ghaly-Habib PEDO 17, and Norma Herrera PEDO 17 travelled to Ethiopia to evaluate the feasibility of implementing an oral health education (OHE) program for primary school children in rural areas of the country. The three Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) residents were part of The Oral Health and Hygiene Project, a subset of the Millennium Villages Project organized by the United Nations Development Program, Columbia University, and GlaxoSmithKline. The project took... More

Jignesh Rudani Elected as New England Regional Representative of National Student Research Group

October 18, 2016 in Archives, Research

Jignesh Rudani, AS 17, has been elected as the 2017 New England Regional Representative of the National Student Research Group (NSRG). NSRG is a student-run organization within the American Association for Dental Research. As the New England Regional Representative, Jignesh will communicate with local student research group (SRG) chapters and encourage student research. Member institutions in the New England region include Boston University, Tufts University, Harvard University, Dalhousie University, Forsyth Institute, University of Connecticut, McGill University, University of Laval, and University... More

GSDM Hosts Group from South Korea for CE Course in Prosthodontics

October 18, 2016 in Alumni, Archives

On Wednesday, September 14, 2016, the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) hosted a group of 31 dentists from South Korea, as they took part in a Continuing Education course in Prosthodontics. The day-long event was spearheaded by Dr. Wookdong Kim PROS 95 96, who approached Dr. Dan Nathanson, Professor and Chair of the Department of Restorative Sciences and Biomaterials, with the idea. The course, entitled Integration of Esthetics and Function in Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry, featured four lectures... More

Alumni Weekend 2016 a Huge Success

October 11, 2016 in Alumni, Archives

The Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) celebrated its Alumni Weekend over the weekend from September 30 - October 2, 2016. The annual event was highlighted by the Alumni Reception at the Four Seasons Hotel, a presentation by Dr. Uday Reebye DMD 98, and the Class Reunion event held at the Cask N’ Flagon. Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter and his wife Kathleen hosted alumni, faculty, staff, students/residents and guests at the annual Alumni Reception on Friday evening. The well-attended... More

Drs. Christina Thompson and Joseph Calabrese receive Distinguished Alumni Awards

October 11, 2016 in Alumni, Archives

  On Friday, September 30, 2016, alumni, faculty, staff, students/residents and guests gathered at the Four Seasons Hotel for the annual Alumni Reception for the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM). This was the first of many events held over the 2016 Alumni Weekend, from September 28 – October 2. Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter welcomed everyone to what is reportedly the largest group ever assembled for the Alumni Reception. “Each of you: alumni, faculty, staff, students, spouses, partners, distinguished guests, and... More

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