AAPD Reception

July 21, 2015 in Alumni, Archives

Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) alumni came together at the 2015 American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry’s (AAPD) Annual Session in Seattle this May for a special alumni reception. The Alumni Reception, which took place on May 23 at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel was attended by GSDM alumni as well as current and former faculty members and residents. The event was hosted by Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter, Chairman Athanasios Zavras, and Director of the Advanced Specialty… More

Endodontic Residents Celebrate Their Accomplishments at Reception

June 30, 2015 in Alumni, Archives

On May 14, 2015, residents of the Advanced Specialty Education Program in Endodontics Class of 2015 at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) celebrated their graduation in the Pavilion Tent at Granite Links Golf Club in Quincy, Massachusetts. They were joined by family, friends, faculty, staff, and alumni of the program. The celebration was hosted by Director of the Advanced Specialty Education Program in Endodontics Dr. Sami Chogle, along with the support of the GSDM Endodontic… More

Dr. Seymour Melnick Honored at the AAE Annual Session in Seattle

June 9, 2015 in Alumni, Archives

Assistant Professor in the Department of Endodontics at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Dr. Seymour Melnick was honored by the American Association of Endodontists (AAE) with the Part-Time Educator Award at the AAE Annual Session in Seattle, Washington which took place May 6–9, 2015. The award is presented annually to an AAE member with a minimum of 20 years of teaching history whose contributions have instilled a desire in his/her students to pursue excellence. The… More

Dr. Na Tian, Hatton Award Finalist, Presents Research on Celiac Disease at IADR/AADR Meeting

May 5, 2015 in Alumni, Archives

During the 2015 International Association for Dental Research (IADR) General Session & Exhibition held at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts, Dr. Na Tian PhD 14, was nominated as an IADR Hatton Award Finalist for her project, “Salivary Proline-rich Proteins and Gluten: Do Structural Similarities Suggest Immunogenicity in Celiac Disease?” She presented this work during the final poster session of the meeting, which was held on March 14, 2015. Dr. Tian was mentored by Associate Professor in the Department… More

Hattanas Kumchai Wins Frechette Award at IADR/AADR Annual Meeting

May 5, 2015 in Alumni, Archives

Hattanas Kumchai, PROS 16, DScD 16, was presented with the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) Arthur Frechette Award at the IADR/AADR (American Association for Dental Research) Annual Meeting in Boston March 11–14, 2015. The Frechette Award is given annually to a young investigator in Prosthodontics who is conducting innovative research in the field. Kumchai gave a ten minute oral presentation on his project, “In-vitro Repair of Veneered Zirconia Crowns with Ceramics vs. Resins,” to a panel of IADR/AADR judges… More

Dr. Sok-Ja Janket Reviews Cutting Edge Biology in High Impact Scientific Journal

April 21, 2015 in Alumni, Archives, Research

Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Research Associate Professor in the Department of General Dentistry Dr. Sok-Ja Janket and her colleagues co-authored an article titled, “Oral Infections, Metabolic Inflammation, Genetics and Cardiometabolic Diseases” which was published online on April 3, 2015 by the Journal of Dental Research. The article discusses the molecular biology of oral infections in relation to various systemic inflammatory diseases including obesity, insulin resistance, hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and cardiovascular disease. The… More

ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition Comes to Boston

March 31, 2015 in Alumni, Archives

The 2015 American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Annual Session & Exhibition was held at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts, March 7–10. As always, it provided a forum for ADEA members, other professional colleagues, and industry experts to come together to share knowledge of dentistry and dental education. With the theme “Igniting Minds Unlocking Potential,” the event featured a variety of educational programming sessions, events, member forums, and speakers. From presenting on the symposium stage, to poster presentations, and… More

Alumni Reception Draws Huge Turnout at Seaport Hotel

February 19, 2015 in Alumni, Archives

On Friday, January 30, over 500 alumni, faculty, staff and students of Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) mingled in the Plaza Ballroom of the Seaport Hotel at the alumni reception held during Yankee Dental Congress 2015. As always, this annual reception provided members of the GSDM community the opportunity to relax and catch up with each other. Along with Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter and his advisory board, BU Vice President for Alumni Relations Mr. Steve… More

Alumni Association Board Convenes During Yankee Dental Congress Once Again

February 19, 2015 in Alumni, Archives

On Friday, January 30 the bi-annual Alumni Association Board Meeting was held in the Constitution Room of the Seaport Hotel during the Yankee Dental Congress (YDC).  It was the first meeting that Bing Liu DSC 90 DMD 03 presided over since being appointed new Alumni Association Board President in the Fall of 2014. The meeting included: A welcome from Dr. Liu; An update on School news from Dean Hutter; A presentation on the branding initiative to be conducted throughout 2015… More

GSDM Prosthodontic Alumni Gather at Reception in New Orleans

January 26, 2015 in Alumni, Archives, School News

On Thursday, November 6, 2014, members of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) community gathered at the Windsor Court Hotel in New Orleans for an alumni reception held during the 44th Annual Session of the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP). The reception was hosted by Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter, Professor and Chair in the Department of Restorative Sciences & Biomaterials Dr. Dan Nathanson, and (now former) Professor of Restorative Sciences & Biomaterials and Director of… More

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