Dr. Joseph Boffa Elected to Executive Board

June 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

On April 29, 2014, at the Alliance for Retired Americans (ARA) Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, Rhode Island Alliance for Retired Americans Vice-President and Director of Medical Programs Dr. Joseph Boffa was elected to one of the six Alliance for Retired Americans Community Advocacy Network (CAN) Executive Board positions. Dr. Boffa is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Policy & Health Services Research at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine. The mission of the ARA CAN... More

2014 Goldman Gala Attendance Tops the Record

June 17, 2014 in Alumni, Archives, School News

A record 530 students, faculty, staff, and alumni from the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) attended the fifth annual Goldman Gala at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel on Friday, April 11, 2014. The Gala began with a cocktail reception and continued with dinner and dancing in the ballroom. A masquerade theme added mystique to the evening, with some of the guests peering out through fantastic masks. After dinner, guests were treated to a surprise performance by... More

Dr. Frank Oppenheim and Colleagues Publish Several Articles on New Developments and Discoveries in Salivary Research

June 17, 2014 in Archives, Research

Henry M. Goldman Distinguished Scientist and Professor of Molecular & Cell Biology Dr. Frank Oppenheim has co-authored an impressive number of articles this year on salivary diagnostics and salivary proteins. The work includes exciting new developments and discoveries, reflective of Dr. Oppenheim’s status as a national leader in oral medicine research. Two of Dr. Oppenheim’s publications discuss novel developments in the field of salivary diagnostics. The first report, “An automated integrated platform for rapid and sensitive multiplexed protein profiling using human... More

Passionate and Numerous Group of Teaching Assistants Honored

June 17, 2014 in Archives, School News, Uncategorized

The list of fourth-year DMD students volunteering as teaching assistants (TAs) continued to grow this year and the large group was honored at a luncheon on Monday, April 14, 2014. Students assisted in one or more of three classes: Pre-doctoral Endodontics, taught by Dr. Jason Zeim; Pre-doctoral Occlusion, taught by Dr. Mark Ferriero; and Pre-Clinical Removable Prosthodontics, taught by Dr. Ronni Schnell. TAs in Dr. Ferriero’s Pre-doctoral Occlusion course helped with supply distribution, attendance taking, and evaluation of the second-year DMD and... More

Endo Grads Celebrate “Cherished Memories” in Quincy

June 10, 2014 in Alumni, Archives, School News

On May 15, 2014, residents of the Advanced Specialty Education Program in Endodontics Class of 2014 celebrated their graduation at Granite Links Golf Club in Quincy. Director of the Advanced Specialty Education Program in Endodontics Dr. Sami Chogle hosted the event with the support of the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine Endodontic Alumni Association. Dr. Chogle thanked everyone who helped the graduating class of 2014. He then introduced all the residents and briefly explained their plans for after graduation. Dean... More

Senior Weekend

June 10, 2014 in Archives, Community, People

Senior Weekend for the Class of 2014 began Friday, May 9, 2014, with two celebratory social events. The DMD class attended their final ASDA Hour and enjoyed tapas at Estragon. That evening, the Advanced Standing class held a graduation party at Umbria Prime in Boston. Alumni, faculty, staff, friends, and pre-doctoral students met the next day at Norwood Country Club for the fifth annual ASDA Golf Tournament. Past champions The English Farewell Tour reclaimed their title, with members Ray English, Josh... More

GSDM Commencement Speaker Dr. Judith Jones: You Have the Right Stuff to Be Happy

June 10, 2014 in Archives, School News

On Friday, May 16, 2014, 191 DMD students and 79 post-doctoral students received their degrees at the 2014 Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Convocation, held at the Walter Brown Arena. Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter began the ceremony with a moment of silence in memory of Mrs. Rhoda Frankl, who passed away on Sunday, January 26. Mrs. Frankl, the wife of Dean Spencer N. Frankl, proudly served as the First Lady of the Henry M. Goldman School... More

Senior Awards Brunch 2014

June 10, 2014 in Alumni, Archives, School News

Staff, faculty, and the families of graduating pre-doctoral students celebrated graduates at Senior Awards Brunch Saturday, May 17, 2014, at the Fuller Building on the Charles River Campus. Dean and Mrs. Jeffrey W. Hutter host the event annually to celebrate graduates and recognize those who have excelled in their dental education. This was also the first chance for students to see their yearbooks, titled, Crowning Achievements, in graduates’ usual pun-filled fashion. The Scarlet Jazz Ensemble, comprised of students from Boston University College... More

Centennial BU Night at the Pops

June 10, 2014 in Archives, School News, Uncategorized

On the evening of Saturday, May 17, 2014, members of the Boston University community gathered at Symphony Hall for the 100th annual BU Night at the Pops. Among them, Dean and Mrs. Jeffrey W. Hutter joined 50 graduates, family, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine for an evening of auditory enjoyment. Concert attendees were treated to a remarkable cello performance by BU College of Fine Arts student Nicholas Brown.  As a special treat, Alexander... More

Patrick, Bialik, and Cosby Among Honorees at 2014 All-University Commencement

June 10, 2014 in Archives, Community

On Sunday, May 18, 2014, members of the GSDM community joined the crowd of some 20,000 guests at Nickerson Field for the 141st Boston University All-University Commencement. Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick delivered the keynote address in which he lauded human intimacy and community. Patrick entreated the graduates: “Be present—and see what a difference it makes in your lives and the world.” Patrick received an honorary Doctor of Laws. The following individuals also receiving honorary degrees: Emmy-nominated actress and writer Mayim Hoya Bialik, More