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

Dr. Annetty Soto Presents Eye-opening Research on Clinician’s Attitudes and Practices in Oral Health

December 9, 2014 in Archives, People, Research, School News

On October 16, 2014, Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) first year Geriatric Dental Medicine Fellow in the Department of General Dentistry Dr. Annetty Soto presented a poster entitled, “An Exploration of Clinicians’ Attitudes and Practices in Oral Health for Older Adults” at the Evans Research Days event in the Hiebert Lounge. The annual two-day event features basic and scientific lectures, as well as poster and oral presentations on the ongoing research activities of the Evans Department of… More

GSDM Students Promote Oral Health at Suffolk University Annual Health and Wellness Fair

December 9, 2014 in Archives, Community

On Tuesday, September 9, 2014, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) volunteers, with Oral Health Promotion Director Kathy Lituri, led oral health promotion activities at the Suffolk University Annual Health and Wellness Fair. The Health and Wellness Fair is an opportunity for GSDM students and volunteers to provide valuable oral health related information to Suffolk University students, faculty, and staff. It also allows Suffolk University students to increase their awareness of healthy lifestyle choices, behaviors, and… More

Oral Health Promotion through Puppets and Song

December 9, 2014 in Archives, Community

On September 15 and 16, 2014, pre-doctoral students from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) joined Oral Health Promotion Director Kathy Lituri for two days of dental outreach at Nurtury, a preschool-based program serving infants, toddlers, and preschool-aged children. Students worked with the children in small groups and talked to them about the importance of teeth and why they always need to brush them. They engaged the children with the use of puppets and a song… More

BU ASDA Members Meet with Beacon Hill Legislators to Advocate for the Dental Profession

November 25, 2014 in Archives

On October 6, 2014, the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) chapter of the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) organized the first ever Bay State Student Lobby Day at the Massachusetts State House to advocate for issues impacting dentistry and dental education. Bay State Student Lobby Day was inspired by GSDM ASDA students who had an interest in advocacy and expressed a need for more legislative events in the Boston area. In the past, the only… More

Second Annual Staff Forum Halloween Party—A Bewitching Celebration

November 25, 2014 in Archives, Community

Embracing the spirit of Halloween, the Staff Forum at the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine hosted the second annual Staff Forum Halloween Party on October 30, 2014. The party provided an opportunity for staff members to gather together, meet new faces, and foster a sense of community between departments. Costume contest co-winner Equipment Technician Roger Reizovic—dressed as a Ghost Buster—protected partygoers by keeping pesky apparitions at bay. Revelers gathered in room 302 for a fun-filled hour… More

GSDM Volunteers Lend a Helping Hand to People with Cognitive Disabilities

November 25, 2014 in Archives, Community

On September 18, 2014, volunteers from the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) participated in the Bay Cove Human Services annual wellness fair at the Gill Wellness Center in Jamaica Plain. Bay Cove Human Services is a private, non-profit corporation that provides a wide variety of services to individuals and their families who face the challenges of developmental disabilities, aging, mental illness, and drug and alcohol addiction.   The organization holds the wellness fair to improve health… More

GSDM Students & Staff Volunteer at Mid-Autumn Moon Festival

November 25, 2014 in Archives, Community

The Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Asian Dental Student Organization (ADSO), in collaboration with Global & Population Health  and the Tufts Asian Dental Student Association, participated in the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival on September 13, 2014, from 3–8 p.m. at Townfield Park in Dorchester, Massachusetts. The Mid-Autumn Moon Festival is traditionally celebrated on the fifteenth day of the eighth lunisolar month, when the night moon is supposed to be the brightest and fullest. Due to inclement… 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

GSDM Students Travel to Gracias, Honduras, to Provide Dental Care

November 18, 2014 in Archives, Community

This past September, two Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) students volunteered their time and talent treating Honduran residents in a very small, remote town called Gracias. During the week of September 13–20, 2014, Stephanie Leung DMD 15 and Thomas Mosley DMD 15 participated in an externship under the guidance of Medical, Eye, and Dental International Care Organization (MEDICO), a nonprofit humanitarian service organization based in Austin, Texas, that has provided comprehensive health care in Central… More

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