Dr. Annetty Soto Wins Poster Award at the ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition

March 31, 2015 in Archives, Research

At the 2015 American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Annual Session & Exhibition, Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) second year Geriatric Dental Medicine Fellow in the Department of General Dentistry Dr. Annetty Soto won first place in the ADEA/DENTSPLY International Student Poster Awards, which recognize dental students for outstanding research and innovation. The award-winning poster Dr. Soto presented was titled “An Exploration of Clinicians’ Attitudes and Practices in Oral Health for Older Adults.” This year’s annual session was held… More

GSDM Students Provide Dental Care in Panama

March 24, 2015 in Archives, Community

On January 15, 2015, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) students Christopher Chan and Raman Samra (both DMD 15) traveled to Penonomé, Panama, to provide dental care. The trip was sponsored by North East Volunteer Optometric Services for Humanity (NEVOSH), a Rhode Island based organization dedicated to providing health care to those in need around  the world. In addition to the dental and optometry volunteers, many other medical professionals and students comprised the NEVOSH group. Along… More

ASDA Annual Food Drive is a Success Once Again

March 24, 2015 in Archives, School News

Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Student Affairs and the Boston University Chapter of the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) recently hosted their annual food drive benefiting the Boston Medical Center (BMC) Food Pantry and Demonstration Kitchen. For every two non-perishable food items donated by GSDM members between February 2 and 13, 2015, donors received one ticket to a Boston University Terriers Hockey Game. Donors had a choice to either see the Terriers play University of… More

University Retirement Dinner Honors Former Faculty and Staff

March 17, 2015 in Archives, School News

On Thursday, March 5, 2015, dedicated employees who reached their end-of-career milestones were honored at the annual Boston University Retirement Dinner in the Arthur G. B. Metcalf Trustee Center on the Charles River Campus. Among the attendees were four recent retirees from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) including former Clinical Administration Manager in the 7th Floor Dental Health Center Ms. Joann Beer, former Administrative Manager for  Global and Population Health in the Department of Health… More

Faculty Forum Launches Blog Site

March 17, 2015 in Archives, School News

A new blog has been created for the Faculty Forum at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) in order to facilitate increased conversation and collaboration amongst faculty. The blog, which went live this morning, is intended to be a new avenue for faculty to communicate with each other and their Faculty Forum Representatives. According to its Bylaws, the Faculty Forum “provides a venue for discussion of issues of concern among the faculty, and to establish and… More

GSDM Students Provide Dental Care in Nicaragua

March 17, 2015 in Archives, Community

From February 9–18, 2015, Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) DMD 15 students Michelle DaRocha, Stephanie Leung, and Keely Matheson traveled to Esteli, Nicaragua to bring dental care to low-income families in the area. Surrounded by the forested mountains in the North Central Highlands, the country’s third largest city was the site of their international externship, completed in partnership with the non-profit Superemos. Since 1999, the organization has been dedicated to providing Esteli-based education and training programs for… More

Third-Annual SNDA Impressions Program a Success

March 10, 2015 in Archives, School News

On Saturday, February 28, 2015, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine’s (GSDM) Student National Dental Association (SNDA), American Student Dental Association (ASDA) and Hispanic Student Dental Association (HSDA) took part in the third-annual SNDA Impressions Program—a day-long event designed to expose pre-dental students to the dental school application process, give them details on how to become a stronger applicant, and show them what a career in dentistry would be like. Seventy-nine pre-dental students from 19 New England… More

Notre Dame Educational Center Dental Health Fair Welcomes GSDM Volunteers

March 10, 2015 in Archives, Community

On Thursday, Feb 26, 2015, Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) students volunteered at the Notre Dame Educational Center (NDEC) Dental Health Fair. Co-chairs of the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) Ingy Alhelawe DMD 15 and Lana Le DMD 16 organized the event in collaboration with Oral Health Promotion Director Ms. Kathy Lituri and the School’s Office of Global and Population Health (GPH). At an educational table with posters promoting oral health, GSDM students provided information and answers… More

OMS Resident Wins Multiple Awards

February 24, 2015 in Archives, School News

Varun Arya DMD 14 OMFS 17 has made Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) and the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) proud by recently winning two separate, highly-competitive awards. In December 2014, Dr. Arya was the recipient of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Philip J. Boyne Memorial Scholarship, and in January 2015, Dr. Arya received the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery National Insurance Company (OMSNIC) educational grant award. Each year, select residents… More

Student Research Group Hosts Journal Club on HPV and Oral Cancer

February 24, 2015 in Archives, School News

On Friday, January 30, 2015 the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine Student Research Group (SRG) hosted their first Journal Club meeting of the academic year. The meeting discussed a paper entitled “Do high-risk human papillomaviruses cause oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma?” which was published in in the December 2014 issue of Oral Oncology. This article reviews published data which examines the relationship between high-risk human papillomaviruses (HR-HPV) and oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma. Head and neck… More

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