A Hero in Our Midst—Frank Schiano Honored by the MDS

October 21, 2014 in Alumni, Archives

Dr. Frank Schiano, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of General Dentistry and Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine alum (CAS 01, DMD 06, AEGD 07), was recently recognized as a William McKenna Volunteer Hero by the Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS), a statewide organization serving nearly 5,000 member dentists. Dr. Schiano was acknowledged by his peers for substantial contributions to organized dentistry at both the state and local district levels. “I have so many positive experiences volunteering…. More

A Sweet Ending for Students’ First Day of Orientation

September 30, 2014 in Alumni, Archives, School News

On July 28, 2014, DMD 18 and AS 16 students completed their first day of orientation at the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) with an Ice Cream Social & Student Organization Fair in Hiebert Lounge. Alumni couple Craig Allen and Nicole Paquette-Allen, both DMD 95, sponsored the event. The couple, who first met at GSDM as students, has sponsored the event for the past eight years. “We support the Ice Cream Social to keep in… More

New Pre-doctoral Students Recite the Professional Oath

September 30, 2014 in Alumni, Archives

The newest pre-doctoral students at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) were officially welcomed into the GSDM community after reciting the Professional Oath on Friday, August 1, 2014, on the Talbot Green. Assistant Dean of Students and Assistant Professor in the Department of General Dentistry Dr. Joseph Calabrese opened the ceremony by welcoming the 197 new DMD 2018 and Advanced Standing 2016 students, their families, and guests. He then introduced Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter. “Today is… More

Frank Schiano Honored with AGD Fellowship

September 24, 2014 in Alumni, People, School News

Dr. Frank Schiano, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of General Dentistry at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM), GSDM alum (CAS 01, DMD 06, AEGD 07), and Alumni Board member, was honored at the 2014 Annual Meeting & Exhibits of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), where he received the Academy’s prestigious 2014 Fellowship. Dr. Schiano qualified for this Fellowship by demonstrating a commitment to the dental profession by completing 500 hours of dental continuing… More

BU ASDA Chapter Wins Big at 2014 Annual Session; Next Up in Boston 2015: Ideal Chapter Award

September 9, 2014 in Alumni, Archives, School News

It was a standout year for the Boston University chapter of the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) at the 2014 ASDA Annual Session in Anaheim, California, February 26–March 1, 2014. The BU chapter put forward two resolutions (one of which is now part of National ASDA policy) and won 3 out of 33 ASDA awards, ranking fourth overall among the 65 US dental schools. The following students represented Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine at the 2014… More

AEGD and PGOE Residents Honored at Graduation Reception

September 3, 2014 in Alumni, Archives

Clinical Professor and Director of the Dental Health Center and Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program Dr. John Ictech-Cassis and Professor and Chair of the Department of Restorative Sciences & Biomaterials Dr. Dan Nathanson hosted a graduation reception in honor of the 2014 graduates of the Advanced Specialty Education Program in General Dentistry (AEGD) and Post Graduate Operative and Esthetic Program (PGOE). The event was held at the Student Village on Saturday, June 21, 2014. At the reception, Dr. Cassis… More

Reunion and Continuing Education Highlights of AEGD and PGOE Dinner

August 19, 2014 in Alumni, Archives

Alumni and guests of the Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) and Post Graduate Operative & Esthetic Dentistry (PGOE) Programs convened for the ninth annual alumni reunion and continuing education dinner in the Metcalf Trustee Ballroom on Friday, June 13, 2014. A total of 116 people attended—including 67 alumni and 14 current residents of AEGD and PGOE. Program Director Dr. John Cassis invited Dr. Georgios E. Romanos to give the continuing education lecture. Dr. Romanos is a Professor of Periodontology… More

Dr. Mohamed Ahmed Awarded 22K for Tissue Regeneration Research

July 29, 2014 in Alumni, Archives, Research

Mohamed Jamal Ahmed, ENDO 16, DScD 16, has been awarded a research grant from the American Association of Endodontists (AAE) Foundation for his proposal, “Directed Differentiation of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells into Pulp Regenerating Progenitor.” Dr. Ahmed’s submission was awarded the highest amount of funding in the spring 2014 AAE annual session, an amount totaling $22,000. The AAE Foundation’s mission is to “perpetuate excellence for the specialty of endodontics” through research and education. The AAE Foundation awards research funding… More

McCahan Education Day Highlights a Vibrant Community of Educators at BUMC

July 22, 2014 in Alumni, Archives, School News

A vibrant community of educators was on display at the ninth annual John McCahan Medical Campus Education Day, held Thursday, May 22, 2014, in Hiebert Lounge. The event is an initiative of the Medical Education Committee, supported by Provost and Dean Karen H. Antman, as an opportunity for Boston University Medical Campus (BUMC) educators and future educators to consider their teaching ideologies and connect with colleagues. The day is named after Dr. John McCahan, former Associate Dean for Academic Affairs… More

GSDM Serves around the Globe in the Month of April

July 15, 2014 in Alumni, Archives, Community

Throughout April 2014, Boston University students, faculty, staff, alumni, and their families and friends participated in Global Days of Service, an initiative offering service opportunities to Boston University friends worldwide. At GSDM, Global & Population Health (GPH)and Alumni Relations offered several volunteer opportunities designed specifically for our GSDM family. “I am very pleased to see how many of our community members consistently participate in Global Days of Service,” said Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter. “The volunteer opportunities are a great way… More