Dr. Janket Represents GSDM at International Congress on Autoimmunity

September 25, 2016 in Archives, Research

By Jason Stevens Dr. Sok-Ja Janket of the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) attended the 10th International Congress on Autoimmunity in Leipzig, Germany, this April. At this conference, which attracted over 2,000 attendees from around the world, Dr. Janket chaired an inaugural session dedicated to integument and oral mucosal diseases in autoimmunity. This new session was created by Dr. Yehuda Shoenfeld, President of the Congress and a Professor at Tel Aviv University. He invited Dr. Janket to… More

Periodontics Alumni Reception Held in San Diego

September 25, 2016 in Alumni, Archives

Nearly 40 alumni, some going back to the class of 1966, attended the Periodontics Alumni Reception during the AAP Annual Meeting in San Diego, California. Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter gave the opening remarks, then was followed by Chair and Professor and Chair of the Department of Periodontology and Director of the Advanced Specialty Education Program in Periodontics, Dr. Serge Dibart. Dr. Dibart highlighted how the Periodontics department has grown over the years, including conducting more research that is clinically focused… More

OCRI Hosts Lunch & Learn on Head & Neck Cancer Day

September 25, 2016 in Archives, Research

By Jason Stevens On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Oral Cancer Research Initiative (OCRI) marked World Head & Neck Cancer Day with a Lunch & Learn. This event featured a variety of perspectives on head and neck cancer, including discussion of current research, clinical treatments, and patient quality of life. Over thirty students, faculty, and staff members from GSDM and the greater Boston community participated in this event. After an introduction from… More

Join us for Alumni Weekend 2016!

September 25, 2016 in Alumni, Archives

Boston University Alumni weekend will be held September 28 – October 1. We look forward to seeing familiar faces back on campus and at our Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine events. The highlight of the weekend will be the annual Alumni Reception hosted by Dean and Mrs. Kathleen Hutter, where we will honor this year’s Alumni Award Recipients: Dr. Joseph Calabrese, DMD 91, AEGD 92, Geriatric Fellowship 94, and Dr. Christina Thompson, DMD 06. For more information about… More

Welcome Dr. Porshe Jumlongras!

September 25, 2016 in Archives, School News

On June 1, 2016, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine’s Department of Pediatric Dentistry welcomed Dr. Porsche Jumlongras to its team as a Clinical Assistant Professor, as well as the Director of the new Pediatric Oral Healthcare Center. In her position as Clinical Assistant Professor, Dr. Jumlongras will be the course director for craniofacial growth and development for pediatric dental residents. Additionally, Dr. Jumlongras will oversee daily operations of the Pediatric Oral Healthcare Center as well as… More

Pediatric Oral Healthcare Center to Open

September 25, 2016 in Archives, School News

The Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) is proud to announce the opening of its new Pediatric Oral Healthcare Center. In support of a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA, HHS) grant from the federal government, the Center will serve children and patients with special needs by providing compassionate care using an innovative, collaborative approach to oral healthcare. “The entire GSDM community is tremendously proud and excited about the opening of the Pediatric Oral Health Care… More

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

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