GSDM Launches “Go Goldman” App

August 30th, 2017in Archives, School News

This month, the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) continued to be on the cutting edge of technology by launching its first cell phone app specifically for dental students, titled, “GoGoldman”.  GSDM is currently the only dental school in the country using this kind of app, according to the design partner, Guidebook. GoGoldman is intended to serve as a one-stop-shop for information for students throughout the course of their dental education. It’s first successful deployment and usage could... More

Highlights from Orientation 2017

August 23rd, 2017in Archives, School News

Day 1 On Monday, July 24, 2017 incoming students in the Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) Class of 2021 and Doctor of Dental Medicine Advanced Standing (DMD AS) Class of 2019 were introduced to the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) as they began their Orientation Program.  After a hearty breakfast in the BUSM Hiebert Lounge, the students assembled in the Keefer Auditorium where Ms. Erica Manczuk, GSDM Associate Director of Student Affairs introduced the respective Student... More

GSDM Holds 2017 Predoctoral Professional Ceremony

August 23rd, 2017in Archives, School News

On Friday, July 28, 2017 at 11 a.m., the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) community gathered together on the Talbot Green to take part in the 2017 Professional Ceremony where DMD 21 and DMD AS 19 students along with family and friends marked the end of their first week of orientation and one of the most significant events in their educational careers. Dr. Joseph Calabrese DMD 91 AEGD 92, Assistant Dean of Students was first to the podium... More

GSDM Faculty, Staff and Students/Residents Enjoy the Annual GSDM Ice Cream Social

August 23rd, 2017in Archives, School News

Dean and Mrs. Jeffrey W. Hutter hosted the ninth annual Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Faculty and Staff Ice Cream Social on the outdoor patio adjacent to the School on Monday, July 31, 2017. Faculty, staff and students/residents mingled and sampled a variety of ice cream flavors from Giffords Ice Cream and various toppings as they created their unique sundaes. The flavors of choice for this year’s Ice Cream Social were chocolate, mint chocolate chip, vanilla, More

Dr. Haitem Naas Receives the John W. Stanford New Investigator Award

August 23rd, 2017in Alumni, School News

Dr. Haitem Naas DMD AS 18 has been named the 2016 honoree of the John W. Stanford New Investigator Award. His research aims ultimately to integrate porcelain-fused-to-metal restorations to the computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing system. The ADA Council on Scientific Affairs selected Dr. Haitem Naas for the award in recognition of his research project titled "Effect of Surface Treatment on Porcelain Bond Strength to Titanium." "Results of this study have shown that sandblasting, in combination with gold or titanium nitride coatings... More

GSDM Welcomes Dr. Vasiliki Maseli

August 16th, 2017in Archives, School News

The Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) is pleased to welcome Dr. Vasiliki Maseli to the Department of General Dentistry, where she will serve as a Clinical Associate.  Dr. Maseli began her tenure on June 18, 2017. In her new role, Dr. Maseli will oversee all facets of student work in clinical settings. She will teach first and second year DMD students in the Simulation Learning Center beginning in September, and is currently instructing our third and fourth year... More

GSDM Participates in BAHEC Expo

August 16th, 2017in Archives, School News

The Boston Area Health Education Center (BAHEC) held their annual Youth to Health Careers Summer Enrichment Program Health Career Expo on Friday, July 14, 2017 in the Hiebert Lounge. This annual event is aimed at connecting Boston adolescents (9-12 graders) who are interested in exploring health careers with a variety of health professionals representing a broad range of career fields. The Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine was represented by both our Office of Research and Office of Global... More

GSDM Alumnus Finalist for 2017 Eugene L. Gottlieb JCO Student of the Year Award

August 16th, 2017in Alumni, Archives

Dr. Kaveh Baharvand DMD AS 14, was named a finalist for the 2017 Eugene L. Gottlieb Journal of Clinical Orthodontics (JCO) Student of the Year Award. This award is presented annually by Sheboygan, Wisconsin-based American Orthodontics, and announced by the JCO. Dr. Baharvand graduated from the Advanced Standing Doctor of Dental Medicine program at the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) in 2014, and is currently an Orthodontic resident at Jacksonville University in Florida. Upon graduation from GSDM, Dr. More

Alumni Reception Held at AGD 2017 in Las Vegas

August 16th, 2017in Alumni, Archives

Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter hosted an alumni reception on Friday, July 14, 2017 during the 2017 Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Annual Session held at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. The AGD Annual Session took place from July 13, 2017 to July 15, 2017. Approximately 20 GSDM alumni mixed and mingled with GSDM faculty members and their fellow alumni, including GSDM Alumni Association Board Member, Dr. Gigi Meinecke DMD 88. Dean Hutter delivered a brief address in which he recognized... More

White Coat Ceremony 2017 Largest Yet

August 16th, 2017in Archives, School News

On Saturday, July 8, 2017, a record number of friends and family members packed into Metcalf Hall in the BU Student Union at 4 p.m. to watch the members of the DMD Class of 2019 and DMD Advanced Standing (AS) Class of 2018 participate in the annual White Coat Ceremony, which marks the midway point of the dental students’ education and celebrates their transition from the classroom to the Patient Treatment Center. After all the 860 students and attendees had taken... More