Highlights of GSDM Orientation Week 2016

August 26, 2016 in Archives, School News

DAY 1 Welcome to DMD 20 and AS DMD 18 Students with a Sweet Introduction to Campus On Monday, July 25, incoming students were introduced to campus life at The Welcome Lunch. Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter welcomed the students and shared his thoughts with DMD 20 and AS DMD 18 students. “You are here today because you have chosen dentistry as your career and you are enrolled at Boston University because you have worked very hard in achieving the credentials… More

Department of Restorative Sciences & Biomaterials Holds 2015 Prosthodontics Graduation Dinner

November 12, 2015 in Archives, Research

On July 17, more than 100 members of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) community attended the 2015 Prosthodontics Graduation Dinner, which took place at the Trustee Ballroom of The Metcalf Trustee Center on the Boston University Charles River Campus. The ceremony, which went from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., started off with Professor and Chair of the Department of Restorative Sciences & Biomaterials Dr. Dan Nathanson welcoming all the guests, residents, faculty, and staff that… More

GSDM Hosts Symposium On The Etiology And Pathogenesis Of Oral Cancer

November 3, 2015 in Archives, Research

On Tuesday, October 20, 2015, faculty, researchers, and students gathered in Room 714 of the Evans Biomedical Research Center at 650 Albany Street (X-building) for a symposium hosted by the Etiology and Pathogenesis of Oral Cancer (EPOC) Affinity Research Collaborative (ARC). This Symposium offered an opportunity to discuss some of the projects the ARC has been working on over the past year, and to discuss areas for future growth. There was a special emphasis at the meeting on presentations by… More

GSDM Community Participates In Eid-al-Adha Dinner

November 3, 2015 in Archives, Community

On October 8, 2015, more than 80 people attended a special Eid-al-Adha Dinner in the Hiebert Lounge at the Boston University School of Medicine. Attendees ranged from members of the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM), School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston Medical Center community, along with local Boston families with ties to GSDM. The Eid-al-Adha dinner was sponsored by GSDM’s Muslim Student Association (MSA) and the BUSM Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs. The attendees of the… More

GSDM Volunteers At MassCARE Health And Fitness Fair

November 3, 2015 in Archives, Community

On Saturday, August 22, 2015, 20 members of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) community—18 students and two faculty members—came together to volunteer at the annual Massachusetts Community AIDS Resource Enhancement (MassCARE) Health and Fitness Fair, which took place at The Cedardale Center in Groveland. MassCARE is a statewide program that provides access to medical care, social services, and other support services to women and children living with HIV, as well as their affected family… More

GSDM Professors Awarded Two of Ten NIH Grants

November 3, 2015 in Archives, Awards, People, School News

Three faculty members at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) were recently awarded two grants from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), a branch of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for two projects aimed at eliminating inequities in access to care and improving the oral health of children. The GSDM Principal Investigators of the two projects are Professor in theDepartment of Health Policy & Health Services Research and Director of Behavioral Science… More

GSDM Volunteers Lend A Hand At Countdown To Kindergarten

October 27, 2015 in Archives, Community

On Monday, August 31, 2015, 27 members of the GSDM community volunteered at the Countdown to Kindergarten event at the Boston Children’s Museum. The GSDM volunteers engaged children in dental screening and a variety of oral health activities and lessons. Countdown to Kindergarten is an annual information session and celebration designed for families with children who will soon be entering kindergarten in the Boston Public School system. The organization works to engage children, families, and educators in a citywide effort… More

Two GSDM Professors Publish Papers in Special Issue of Journal of Pediatric Dentistry

October 27, 2015 in Archives, People, School News

In June 2015, Dr. Belinda Borrelli and Dr. Raul Garcia were published in a special issue of the Journal of Pediatric Dentistry, which is the official publication of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Borrelli is a Professor in the Department of Health Policy & Health Services Research and Director of Behavioral Science Research, and Dr. Garcia is a Professor and… More

Dr. Paul Farsai Elected to ACD Board

October 27, 2015 in Archives, Awards, People

Associate Professor in the Department of General Dentistry Dr. Paul Farsai was recently elected to the Board of Directors for Regency 1 of the American College of Dentists (ACD). Dr. Farsai has served as a Fellow with the ACD since 2006. The ACD was founded in Boston in 1920 to evaluate the standards of dentistry, encourage graduate study, and to grant Fellowship to those who have done meritorious work. Since its founding, ACD has grown into a multinational organization with… More

Two GSDM Faculty Members Edit Second Edition Of Oral Surgery Textbook

October 27, 2015 in Archives, People, School News

Two Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) faculty members—Dr. Pushkar Mehra and Dr. Richard D’Innocenzo—edited the second edition of the Manual of Minor Oral Surgery for the General Dentist. Dr. Mehra is Professor and Chair of the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Associate Dean for Hospital Affairs. Dr. D’Innocenzo is Clinical Professor and Director of Pre-doctoral Education in the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, and Vice Chairman of Dentistry and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery… More

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