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GSDM Community Tops 2015 Donation Totals During Giving Day 2016

May 4, 2016 in Community, People

On April 6, 2016, Giving Day 2016, a total of 324 members of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine community combined to donate approximately $60,000 to the School, placing GSDM fourth out of the 17 schools and colleges of Boston University for number of donors during Giving Day 2016. GSDM topped its 2015 Giving Day totals for both number of donors and amount of money raised. During Giving Day 2015, on April 8, 2015, GSDM raised $50,602... More

GSDM Community Raises $1,070 for American Cancer Society at BU Relay for Life

May 4, 2016 in People

Thirty-three members of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) community, including Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter, joined together at the 2016 Relay for Life of Boston University on April 16, 2016, at the Boston University Track and Tennis Center. Leading up to the 2016 Relay for Life event, the GSDM team raised $1,070 for the American Cancer Society (ACS). This is the eighth consecutive year that a GSDM team has participated in the 12-hour, all-night event, at... More

GSDM Teams up With Tufts and Harvard to Combat Opioid Crisis

April 26, 2016 in Community, School News, Uncategorized

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker announced at a press conference on Thursday, February 11, 2016, that Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) will be working with Harvard University School of Dental Medicine and Tufts University School of Dental Medicine—in coordination with the Massachusetts Dental Society—to implement a first-in-the-nation set of dental education core competencies to prevent and manage prescription drug misuse and abuse. Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter stood behind the governor in support with Dean Bruce Donoff... More

Michael Whitcomb DMD 17 Wins Pierre Fauchard Academy’s 2016 Foundation Dental Student Scholarship Award

April 26, 2016 in School News

On Wednesday, April 20, 2016, Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter, Dr. Joseph Calabrese, and Dr. Cataldo Leone presented Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) DMD 17 student Michael Whitcomb with the Pierre Fauchard Academy’s 2016 Foundation Dental Student Scholarship Award. Dr. Leone is a Professor in the Department of Periodontology, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, and Professor in the Department of Molecular & Cell Biology. Dr. Calabrese is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of General... More

GSDM Students Partner with MDS to Lobby for Dentistry at Beacon Hill Day 2016

April 26, 2016 in School News

On Wednesday, March 30, 2016, dentists and dental students from around New England descended on Beacon Hill for Beacon Hill Day 2016, an annual event coordinated by the Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS) 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... More

Christopher Balaban DMD 16 Delivers Third Grand Rounds Presentation

April 20, 2016 in School News

On Wednesday, March 30, 2016, Mr. Christopher Balaban DMD 16 delivered the third presentation in the 2015-2016 series of pre-doctoral Grand Rounds presentations in room G-301 of Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM). Approximately 50 faculty, staff, residents, and students—including Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter—were in attendance for Mr. Balaban’s presentation, which was, like all pre-doctoral Grand Rounds presentations, about a treatment plan he devised for an extraordinary patient at his 10-week Externship rotation site. Mr. Balaban completed... More

Three GSDM Faculty Members Promoted to New Positions

April 20, 2016 in People, School News

Three GSDM faculty members—Dr. Stephen DuLong, Dr. Magnolia Venegas, and Dr. Hussam Batal—received academic promotions in their respective departments. Dr. DuLong is in the Department of General Dentistry, Dr. Venegas is in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, and Dr. Batal is in the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Stephen DuLong has been promoted from Associate Professor to Clinical Professor in the Department of General Dentistry. Dr. DuLong was awarded a DMD in 1975 from GSDM and later earned a CAGS... More

GSDM Student Recognized with Table Clinician Award at Hinman Dental Meeting

April 20, 2016 in Research

The annual Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting was held on March 17-19, 2016, in Atlanta, Georgia, and was attended by researchers and clinicians from across the country. Among those attending from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) was Dr. Jignesh Rudani AS 17, who gave a table clinic presentation. With nearly 20,000 attendees, the Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting focuses on providing quality continuing dental education for dentists, specialists, students, and staff. Sponsored by the nonprofit Hinman... More

GSDM Welcomes Three New Alumni Association Board Members

April 14, 2016 in Uncategorized

In the fall of 2015, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) welcomed three new members to its Alumni Association Board: Dr. Gigi Meinecke, Dr. Loubna Chehab Pla, and Dr. Sepideh Novid. “Dr. Meinecke, Dr. Pla, and Dr. Novid are all stellar examples of the high-caliber of dental professionals that GSDM is proud to have in its alumni community,” said Dr. Bing Liu, President of the GSDM Alumni Association and Board and Clinical Associate Professor in the Department... More

GSDM Faculty and Staff Compete With Students In Annual Basketball Game

April 14, 2016 in School News

Faculty, staff, and students, once again traded scrubs for gym shorts on Friday April 1, 2016, during the annual student vs. faculty/staff basketball game at the South End Fitness Center, which is sponsored by the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) chapter of the Student National Dental Association (SNDA). The event is one of SNDA’s most popular fundraisers, pitting a team of GSDM students against a team of GSDM faculty and staff. After the two 20-minute halves... More

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