Dr. Woosung Sohn and Dr. Athanasios Zavras Awarded $3 Million HRSA Grant

October 20, 2015 in Archives, Awards, School News

Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) faculty members Dr. Woosung Sohn and Dr. Athanasios Zavras were recently awarded a $2.8 million Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant entitled “Transformative, Team-based Dental Care for Vulnerable Children: Integrated Training and Practice” where Dr. Sohn is Program Director / Principal Investigator and Dr. Zavras is Co-Program Director / Co-Principal Investigator. Dr. Sohn is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Policy & Health Services Research and Director… More

Author Pens New Book on Life of Henry M. Goldman

October 20, 2015 in Archives, People, School News

While the story of Dr. Henry Maurice Goldman and the founding of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) is well-known by those in the GSDM community, a new book seeks to inform the general public about Dr. Goldman’s legacy as well. The book, written by author and Periodontist Dr. Robert Allyn Goldman SMD 71 (nephew of Henry Maurice Goldman), is called Henry Maurice Goldman Dental Educator and Pioneer. It is a 360 page book—published this… More

Staff Forum Nutrition Group Going Strong at GSDM

October 20, 2015 in Archives, Community

Since January 2015, a Staff Forum Nutrition Group at the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) has been meeting monthly to talk about nutrition and overall wellness. The group, which was started by Development and Alumni Coordinator Leslie Caiola, has grown from a small gathering of coworkers in the Robinson Building—where Ms. Caiola’s office is located—to a staff-wide organization with more than 20 committed members across the GSDM community. Since the Staff Forum Nutrition Group began… More

Dean’s Office Announces Promotions

October 15, 2015 in Archives, Awards, People, School News

As the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) continues to implement its Applied Strategic Plan (ASP), ongoing efforts are focused on Goal 8; to recruit, develop, and retain excellent and diverse faculty and staff. “Please join me in congratulating your colleagues on their promotions and outstanding efforts on behalf of GSDM,” said Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter. The Office of the Dean is pleased to announce the following FY16 staff promotions: Roslyn George: Ms. George has been promoted to… More

GSDM Student’s Travel To Vietnam for APEX Program

October 15, 2015 in Archives, Community

Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) students Tien Do DMD 18 and Jeremy Nguyen DMD 18 traveled around Vietnam for three weeks this summer—from May 22 to June 14, 2015—in an effort to distribute much needed oral health supplies and to educate local health professionals working at schools in the country about oral health education. The trip was the part of the student’s participation in the Applied Professional Experience (APEX) program, and was overseen by GSDM’s… More

Dr. Athanasios Zavras Published Twice This Summer

October 15, 2015 in Archives, People, School News

Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Dr. Athanasios Zavras had two articles published this summer, one in Pediatric Dentistry, the official publication of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and one in The Journal of Oral Diseases. The article in Pediatric Dentistry, “Cost benefit analysis of the age one ental visit for the Privately Insured,” was authored with Dr. Kolstad and Dr. Yook, who work… More

GSDM Students Staff and Faculty Participate In 5K To Fight Oral Cancer

October 15, 2015 in Archives, Community

On October 4, 2015, members of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) community met near the Chestnut Hill Reservoir in Brighton to participate in the 9th annual Oral Cancer Foundation’s Walk/Run for Awareness. The GSDM team was coordinated by the Boston University chapter of the American Student Dental Association (BU ASDA), specifically, students Erin O’Conner DMD 17, Lana Le DMD 16, Zack Snider DMD 18, and Debbie Desravines DMD 17. The team was composed of students,… More

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

Oral Cancer Research Initiative Hosts Lunch and Learn

October 6, 2015 in Archives, Research

The Boston University’s Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Oral Cancer Research Initiative (OCRI) hosted a “Lunch & Learn” on July 27, 2015 to mark World Head and Neck Cancer Day to help raise awareness about head and neck cancer among members of the Boston University community. Students, residents, clinicians, and researchers were invited to attend the Lunch & Learn event to learn about the latest developments and best practices in head and neck cancer research and therapy…. More

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