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

GSDM Continues Partnership with Allston Brighton APAC to Improve Oral Health for Local Preschoolers

September 16, 2014 in Archives, Community

On July 9, 2014, Oral Health Promotion Director Kathy Lituri was joined by volunteers Margi Chan DMD 16 and Ellen Yang (pre-dental) to spend the day giving interactive dental health lessons to over 70 preschoolers in the Allston Brighton area. The volunteers visited four classrooms and two sites. At both Fidelis Way Child Care and Rivendell Child Care Centers, kids learned how to take care of their teeth and the importance of oral health. The children learned the brushing song… More

BU ASDA Chapter Wins Big at 2014 Annual Session; Next Up in Boston 2015: Ideal Chapter Award

September 9, 2014 in Alumni, Archives, School News

It was a standout year for the Boston University chapter of the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) at the 2014 ASDA Annual Session in Anaheim, California, February 26–March 1, 2014. The BU chapter put forward two resolutions (one of which is now part of National ASDA policy) and won 3 out of 33 ASDA awards, ranking fourth overall among the 65 US dental schools. The following students represented Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine at the 2014… More

APEX Students Give Oral Presentations on Dental Research

September 9, 2014 in Archives, Research

On August 15, 2014, DMD 17 students presented their research to an audience of Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) faculty and fellow students as a part of their APEX (Applied Professional Experience) rotation. The outstanding APEX presentations explored a variety of topics and allowed for students and faculty to engage in a conversation about the challenges of dental research. The APEX program is a unique learning opportunity offered by GSDM which integrates classroom learning with… More

AEGD and PGOE Residents Honored at Graduation Reception

September 3, 2014 in Alumni, Archives

Clinical Professor and Director of the Dental Health Center and Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program Dr. John Ictech-Cassis and Professor and Chair of the Department of Restorative Sciences & Biomaterials Dr. Dan Nathanson hosted a graduation reception in honor of the 2014 graduates of the Advanced Specialty Education Program in General Dentistry (AEGD) and Post Graduate Operative and Esthetic Program (PGOE). The event was held at the Student Village on Saturday, June 21, 2014. At the reception, Dr. Cassis… More

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