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

Coming Home—Alumni Return to GSDM for Alumni Weekend

November 18, 2014 in Alumni, Archives

On the weekend of September 19, 2014, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) welcomed home and celebrated its alumni. Alumni from around the globe journeyed back to Boston for a chance to remember and honor their alma mater. The Dean’s Advisory Board and the GSDM Alumni Board met during the week, and alumna Kathy Jendrasik-Savitsky DMD 94 gave a lunch and learn presentation about CEREC and the use of digital dentistry in her private practice. Afterward,… More

“I love CEREC technology!” Kathy Jendrasik-Savitsky DMD 94 Shares Her Story of Running a Digital Private Dental Practice

November 12, 2014 in Alumni, Archives, School News

Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) is at the forefront of a digital dentistry revolution, and its alumni—present and future—are poised to lead it. Trained at GSDM, Kathy Jendrasik-Savitsky DMD 94 has been practicing digital dentistry in her private practice since 2009. On Thursday, September 18, 2014, she gave a lunch and learn presentation about how she has integrated digital dentistry into her everyday practice and now runs a digital practice. Dr. Jendrasik-Savitsky’s relationship with CEREC… More

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

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