Dr. Eric Mandelbaum Honored by Massachusetts Dental Society

March 22nd, 2017in Archives, Awards, School News

The Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS) formally honored Dr. Eric Mandelbaum DMD 88, Clinical Assistant Professor and Group Practice Leader in the Predoctoral Patient Treatment Center in the Department of General Dentistry, for his completion of the MDS Leadership Institute from 2015- 2017, as well as his dedication to the dental profession. He was presented with a plaque by Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter on February 28, 2017. “I am a product of this institution (GSDM), and it is truly an honor to... More

Representative John Scibak Presents, “Dental Advocacy: From Fillings to Fillings”

March 22nd, 2017in Archives, School News

On Tuesday, March 7, 2017, Representative John Scibak of the 2nd Hampshire District of Massachusetts presented a lecture entitled, “Dental Advocacy: From Fillings to Filings,” as the second part of the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine’s (GSDM) Patient Seminar Series. Drs. Cataldo Leone and Yoshiyuki Mochida, have been leaders in the organization and presentation of the Patient Seminar Series. Rep. Scibak spoke to the GSDM community about legislative initiatives and advocacy related to rare diseases affecting dental, oral... More

GSDM Team Spearheads Outreach Efforts with Head and Neck Cancer Patients, Survivors, and Families

March 15th, 2017in Archives, Research

A team from the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) is spearheading efforts to communicate with and support head and neck cancer patients, survivors and family members. These efforts are centered on the Greater Boston Head and Neck Cancer Community Advisory Board (CAB). Members of the CAB include head and neck cancer survivors and patients as well as care-givers and members of advocacy groups. The mission of the CAB is to promote the engagement of patients and... More

SNDA Annual Black History Month Dinner a Great Success

March 15th, 2017in Archives, School News

On Thursday, February 23, 2017, the BU Chapter of the Student National Dental Association (SNDA) hosted their second annual Black History Month Dinner in the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Cafeteria. The event featured a “Spoken Word” performance and delicious southern food catered by Slade’s Bar and Grill. The event was organized by the Diversity and Inclusion Committee of GSDM’s chapter of the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) in coordination with the SNDA. Vice President of the SNDA, More

Get Your Passports – Manipal, India Newest Destination for Externship Program

March 15th, 2017

On February 6, 2017, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) and the Manipal University College of Dental Sciences (MCODS) was signed by Professor Nirmala N. Rao, Dean of MCODS; Dr. H. Vinot Bhat, Vice Chancellor of Manipal University; and Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter during a ceremony held at Manipal University.  Dr. Jean Morrison, Provost of Boston University, had previously signed the document. The MOU officially expanded GSDM’s International Elective Externship Exchange... More

Science Day March 16, 2017: Dr. Frank Hu to Deliver Keynote Address

March 15th, 2017in Archives, Research

Dr. Frank Hu will be the keynote speaker at Science Day at the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) on March 16, 2017. Science Day is an annual event to showcase research from dental students/residents and fellows, as well as to encourage research at GSDM as a whole. This year’s keynote speaker, Dr. Hu, is an expert in obesity epidemiology and will be presenting on “Curbing the Global Epidemic of Obesity: From Science to Policy.” Dr. Hu is chair... More

GSDM Shines at the 2017 Yankee Dental Congress

February 7th, 2017in Archives

From January 26 – 28, 2017, the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) in the Seaport area of Boston was bustling with dental professionals from across the country at the 42nd Yankee Dental Congress (YDC). It is the largest dental meeting in New England, and the third largest meeting in the United States. The three-day event features continuing education courses, lectures, events, and the ever-popular Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Alumni Reception. Director of Alumni Relations & Annual... More

GSDM Patient Coordinators Sporting New Duds!

February 7th, 2017in Archives, School News

Beginning in January 2017, all patient coordinators are now wearing a uniform of black pants, white polo shirts and black & red jackets for the winter. The jacket is adorned with Rhett and GSDM branding. This uniformity of dress will assist patient care by making all patient coordinators easily recognizable throughout the building. Director of Clinical Operations, Mr. Jon Synnott, explained the motivation for the new look. "Coming from a customer service background I am very aware that first impressions last, be... More

Patient Seminar Series Opens to a Full House

February 7th, 2017in Archives, Research

On Monday, January 30, 2017, the beginning of a new Patient Seminar Series kicked off with a presentation from a mother and daughter about their struggles with Dentinogenesis Imperfecta (DI) Type II, a rare disease found in about .013% of the population. It is caused by a genetic mutation, and carriers have a 50% chance of passing it along to their descendants. Dr. Yoshiyuki Mochida, a faculty member in the GSDM Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, played a key... More

Students Reflect on Externship Experiences in Asia

February 7th, 2017in Archives, School News

On Tuesday, January 24, 2017, eight DMD students at the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine gave a presentation on their International Externship Exchange Program experiences in China, Japan, and Thailand. Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter, Dr. Laisheng Chou, and Dr. Michelle Henshaw hosted the presentations China Externship The first group of students, Jing Guo DMD 17, Alex Nguyen DMD 17, Joanna Song DMD 17, and Michael Whitcomb DMD 17 visited China in June 2016. While there, they observed at the Shanghai... More