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

Dr. Shenkin is First ADA Trustee to Receive Fulbright Specialist Program Grant

January 20, 2015 in Alumni, People, Research, Uncategorized

A Shenkin hadn’t set foot on Belarussian soil in more than 120 years. The Shenkins left Minsk for the United States and it wouldn’t be for generations to come that Dr. Jonathan Shenkin, ADA first vice president, would break the streak. Dr. Shenkin’s family left Belarus seeking a better life, but he would return seeking to make life better for Belarusians. Dr. Shenkin, clinical associate professor of health policy, health services research and pediatric dentistry at Boston University, received confirmation… More

GSDM Alumni Meet at Annual ADA Meeting in San Antonio

December 23, 2014 in Alumni, Uncategorized

Many members of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) community attended the 2014 American Dental Association (ADA) Annual Session, held October 8–11 in San Antonio, Texas. At this year’s Session, GSDM congratulated the latest inductees into both the American College of Dentists (ACD) and the International College of Dentists (ICD), and announced that GSDM is the first dental school in the nation to go completely digital. During the ADA Session, Dean and Mrs. Jeffrey W…. More

General Dentistry Faculty Co-Author Chapter on Geriatric Dentistry

December 23, 2014 in Alumni, School News, Uncategorized

Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) alumna Lisa A. Thompson DMD 05 was the guest editor for the October issue of Dental Clinics of North America, a quarterly publication by Elsevier that provides updates on the latest trends in dental patient management and the newest advances in the dental profession. Each issue focuses on a single topic in dentistry and is presented under the direction of an experienced guest editor. The October 2014 issue focused on… More

Exploring the Mines of Idaho—Endodontic Alumni Association Holds Fall Meeting in Coeur d’Alene

December 16, 2014 in Alumni, Uncategorized

The Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Endodontic Alumni Association held its Fall Meeting on October 15–18, 2014 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Timothy Penberthy ENDO 95 chaired the meeting. He developed a robust complement of lectures and programs for the Endo alums and their families. On Wednesday evening, as a kick-off to the annual meeting, a welcome reception was held at the Coeur d’Alene Resort, the location of the week’s festivities. Endodontic Alumni Association President Marshall… More

Perio Alumni Converge at the AAP Annual Meeting on its 100th Anniversary

December 9, 2014 in Alumni, Archives

On September 20, 2014, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) hosted its annual Periodontal Alumni Reception at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis. The reception is held every year during the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) Annual Meeting. This year, the meeting held special significance as it marked the 100th Anniversary of the AAP. Turnout exceeded previous years, with approximately 80 GSDM alumni in attendance. Due to his hosting the GSDM Alumni Reception as part of the… More