Honduras Leaves a Lasting Impression on Derek Leung DMD 15

October 7, 2014 in Archives, People, School News

When Derek Leung DMD 15 took an externship to Bertin Umanzor, Honduras, with Cape CARES June 19-26, 2014, he didn’t realize the profound impact the service work would have. Leung’s weeklong trip changed the way he viewed his life as a dentist. Leung first learned about the Cape CARES trip at the International Elective Externship Presentation on April 11, 2014, where students talked about their service experiences. Cape CARES, based in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, aims to improve the lives of… More

Students and Faculty Celebrate Eid

October 7, 2014 in Archives, School News

The Muslim Students Association (MSA) sponsored an Eid Celebration dinner at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) on Tuesday, August 12, 2014, in the GSDM Cafeteria. The event served as an opportunity to unite students, faculty, and staff on the medical campus. In observance of Ramadan, many Muslims spent the month of July fasting from dawn till dusk. This year, Ramadan began on June 28 and ended on July 27. During this time, Muslims observing Ramadan… More

AAWD Serves the Women of Rosie’s Place

October 7, 2014 in Archives, Community

On the second Friday of every month, members of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) student chapter of the American Association of Women Dentists (AAWD) gather together at Rosie’s Place, a women’s shelter in the South End. There, they provide oral health care screenings and assistance to women at the shelter through the Women to Women program. The Women to Women program represents a collaboration between the GSDM chapter of AAWD, the Division of Community… More

Orientation Begins for DMD 18 and AS 16 Students

September 30, 2014 in Archives, People, School News

On Monday, July 28, 2014, incoming pre-doctoral students began their orientation week at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM). DMD 18 and AS 16 students spent their first few days at GSDM getting to know faculty and staff, meeting peers, receiving information on available resources, learning about the curriculum, and becoming familiar with the campus. Students began orientation Monday morning with breakfast in Hiebert Lounge. During this time, they signed in, picked up orientation packets, and… 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

Welcome! New DMD 18 and AS 16 Students Celebrated at Dean’s Home

September 30, 2014 in Archives, School News

Each year during Orientation Week at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM), Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter and his wife Mrs. Kathleen Hutter invite the incoming pre-doctoral students into their home for a welcome reception. The gathering serves as an opportunity for students new to the GSDM family to get acquainted with some of the School’s faculty and staff. With the recent launch of the Group Practices, this year for the first time ever, students were assigned… More

New Pre-doctoral Students Recite the Professional Oath

September 30, 2014 in Alumni, Archives

The newest pre-doctoral students at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) were officially welcomed into the GSDM community after reciting the Professional Oath on Friday, August 1, 2014, on the Talbot Green. Assistant Dean of Students and Assistant Professor in the Department of General Dentistry Dr. Joseph Calabrese opened the ceremony by welcoming the 197 new DMD 2018 and Advanced Standing 2016 students, their families, and guests. He then introduced Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter. “Today is… More

Aaron Mertz DMD 16 Publishes Findings on the Perception of Community Water Fluoridation in Social Media and on the Internet

September 16, 2014 in Archives, School News

Aaron Mertz DMD 16 is the lead author of a paper titled “Community Water Fluoridation on the Internet and Social Media,” which was published in the August 2014 issue of the Journal of the Massachusetts Dental Society. The article is co-authored by Dr. Myron Allukian Jr., Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy & Health Services Research. Dr. Allukian is President of the Massachusetts Coalition for Oral Health and Past President of the American Public Health Association. Over… More

GSDM Alpha Omegas Team Up with Tufts for 9th Annual Fenway Tooth Day

September 16, 2014 in Archives, Community

For the ninth year in a row, the Alpha Omega chapters from GSDM and TUSDM provided free dental and oral cancer screenings to fans coming into Fenway Park from 5:30 to 8 that evening. Fans also walked away with free toothbrushes, toothpaste and floss, as well as educational pamphlets on oral cancer. “This event was a huge success,” said Group Practice Leader Dr. David Dano. “Alpha Omega students, faculty, and dentists from the Boston area demonstrated once again their motivation,… More

Hello! Goodbye! Endodontics Program Celebrates its Incoming and Outgoing Residents

September 16, 2014 in Archives, School News

Hello! Goodbye! The Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Advanced Specialty Education Program in Endodontics opened the year with a joint hello/goodbye party celebrating the new Endodontic residents and honoring the graduating residents. The event was held in the Student Village 1 ballroom overlooking the Charles River on Thursday, June 26, 2014. It was hosted by Dr. Sami Chogle, Director of the Advanced Specialty Education Program in Endodontics and the GSDM Endodontic Alumni Association. This was… More

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