GSDM Community Comes Together For Alumni Reception

October 6, 2015 in Alumni, Archives, Community, People

At the Four Seasons Hotel on the night of Friday, September 25, 2015 more than 100 alumni, faculty, students and guests from the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) community came together to reminisce and reconnect during a special GSDM Alumni Weekend Reception, which was just one of many events taking place across the broader BU campus during the 2015 Alumni Weekend—taking place from September 24 to 27. At 7 p.m. on Friday, September 25, alumni… More

Dean’s Advisory Board and Alumni Board Meet

October 6, 2015 in Alumni, Archives, People, School News

On Friday, September 25, during the 2015 Boston University Alumni Weekend, both the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Dean’s Advisory Board and the GSDM Alumni Association Board met to talk about new developments at GSDM. Dean’s Advisory board Meeting first, from 8:15 a.m. to 3:50 p.m. was the Dean’s Advisory Board. After a welcome from Dean’s Advisory Board Chair Dr. David Lustbader CAS 86 DMD 86, Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter gave a school update in… More

Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics Holds Alumni Weekend

September 29, 2015 in Alumni, Archives

Dozens of alumni from Boston University’s Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics attended an Alumni Weekend on June 27 and 28. During the two-day reunion, alumni reconnected during several social events and academic presentations. The Alumni Weekend took place in honor of Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics Dr. Jack Bednar.  Dr. Bednar said the Alumni Weekend was one of the highlights of his academic career. “The… More

AEGD and PGOE Alumni Attend Dinner and Continuing Education Lecture

September 22, 2015 in Alumni, Archives, Community

Many Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) alumni attended the annual Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) and Postgraduate Operative and Esthetic Dentistry (PGOE) Dinner and Continuing Education Lecture at the Metcalf Trustee Ballroom in the Questrom School of Business on Friday, June 12, 2015. The lecture, entitled: “Maximizing Patient Treatment Outcomes While Minimizing Patient Trauma” was delivered by Dr. Paul Fugazzotto, who holds a DDS from New York University and a Certificate in Advanced Graduate… More

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

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