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

Applied Strategic Planning Committee Holds 2015 Meeting

October 20, 2015 in Archives, People, School News

On August 18, 2015, the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine’s (GSDM) Applied Strategic Planning Committee held its most recent meeting, at which the committee members discussed the various accomplishments since the creation of the Applied Strategic Plan’s (ASP) in 2011. At the meeting on August 18, the ASP Committee reviewed its goals and updated them in order to accurately portray the progress the committee has made with each goal. Many accomplishments have been made in the… More

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

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