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GSDM Receives $3M Bequest from Beloved Alumni and Faculty Member Dr. Oreste Zanni

May 27, 2015 in Archives, School News

Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) announced at Commencement on Friday, May 15, 2015 that it has received a bequest of more than 3 million dollars from the estate of the late, beloved alumni and faculty member, Dr. Oreste Zanni. On July 15, 2013, Clinical Associate Professor and Clinic Director in the Department of Periodontology Dr. Oreste Zanni suffered a heart attack in the Patient Treatment Center and tragically passed away at Boston Medical Center. He was... More

Gala, Goldman Gala— A James Bond Themed Celebration

May 27, 2015 in Archives, School News

On April 24, 2015, students, faculty, staff and friends of Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) gathered at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Grand Ballroom for the 2015 Goldman Gala where casino games were a feature of the evening. The theme for this year’s annual celebration was Casino Royale, inspired by the 2006 James Bond film. The evening kicked off with a cocktail reception featuring a signature drink, the Diamond Fizz, a photo booth, and casino games. Upon... More

Translational Research Highlighted During Annual Research Retreat

May 27, 2015 in Archives, Research

Translational research was the theme of the 2015 Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Research Retreat which took place on April 13th, 2015, in the Hiebert Lounge. Translational research applies findings from basic science to enhance human health. Along with team science, a translational science approach to research is increasingly important in the development of successful research programs which impact public health and well-being. Faculty from GSDM and the Boston University Medical Campus community presented a... More

GSDM Volunteers See Record Turnout at Give Kids a Smile Program

May 27, 2015 in Archives, Community

The Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) chapter of the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) provided free, interactive dental education to approximately 200 children between the ages of 7 and 12 at the Yawkey Club of Roxbury, a Boys and Girls Club of Boston, Tuesday, March 31, 2015. The GSDM chapter of ASDA works with the Office of Global and Population Health to host the event each year as part of Give Kids a Smile, a nationwide... More

Jae Kwak DMD 16 Receives Pierre Fauchard Award

May 19, 2015 in Archives, School News

On April 29, 2015, Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter presented Jae Hee Kwak DMD 16 with the Pierre Fauchard Academy’s 2015 Foundation Dental Student Scholarship Award for her leadership and service to Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM).  Also present for the ceremony were Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Dr. Cataldo Leone and Assistant Dean of Students Dr. Joseph Calabrese. Every year, the Pierre Fauchard Academy awards their scholarship to a dental student who has demonstrated the greatest... More

ASDA Diversity & Inclusion Committee Hosts GSDM’s First Multicultural Night

May 19, 2015 in Archives, School News

On April 16, 2015, members of the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) Diversity & Inclusion Committee at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) hosted the School’s first Multicultural Night in Hiebert Lounge. The purpose of the event was to celebrate and appreciate the various cultures and ethnicities within the GSDM community. The emcees for the evening—Nikkita Muwanguzi DMD 17 and Wenyu Qu DMD 17—kicked off the evening by greeting the audience in 12 different languages before inviting the... More

Dr. Laura Kaufman is Published in the Journal of Physician Assistant Education

May 19, 2015 in Archives, School News

Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of General Dentistry at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Dr. Laura Kaufman was published in the March 2015 edition of The Journal of Physician Assistant Education for her paper “Introduction of an Interprofessional Oral Health Curriculum.” The paper discusses a novel approach to teaching oral health to physician assistant (PA) students, which Dr. Kaufman and her co-authors have been implementing at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) for the... More

Second Healthy Smile, Healthy You Event is Once-Again a Success

May 19, 2015 in Archives, Community

On Friday, March 27, 2015, the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Muslim Student Association (MSA), in collaboration with the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center (ISBCC), held the second Healthy Smile, Healthy You event for the local community. The aim of the Muslim Student Association at GSDM is to foster a sense of unity among students regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, or origin. MSA’s mission is to hold service-oriented, educational, and social events to promote religious... More

Michael Faibish Receives Prestigious NIDCR Summer Dental Student Award

May 12, 2015 in Archives, School News

On March 11, 2015, Michael Faibish DMD 18 received word that he had been selected as the recipient of the Summer Dental Student Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), an honor given to the top applicants from dental schools across the country. Faibish will be conducting research at the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) in Bethesda, Maryland from May 26 to July 17. The NIDCR Summer Dental Student Award gives talented dental students who are interested... More

Students Descend on Beacon Hill for a Day of Lobbying

May 12, 2015 in Archives, School News

On April 15, 2015, dentists and dental students from around New England descended on Beacon Hill for Beacon Hill Day 2015, an annual event where dental professionals come together to learn more about issues of concern to the dental community and to lobby their state legislators to take action on those issues. Several students from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) took part in the events of the day. The 110 attendees—90 dentists and 20 dental students, More

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