GSDM Community Participates In Annual Eid Dinner

October 6, 2015 in Archives, Community

Members of the Boston University’s Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) community—and members of the general Boston University Medical Center (BUMC) community—gathered in the Hiebert Lounge on August 11, 2015 for a special EID Dinner, which was sponsored by the GSDM Muslim Student Association (MSA) and BUSM’s Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs. The Eid Dinner marked the end of the holy month of Ramadan. All members of the GSDM and BUMC community were encouraged to attend the… More

Second Head and Neck Cancer Symposium a Big Success

September 29, 2015 in Archives, Research

On September 21, 2015, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute co-hosted the second Head and Neck Cancer Symposium. This event, titled From Pathways to Therapies, brought together experts from across the country to present on current research, developments, challenges, and therapies in head and neck cancer. Well over one hundred faculty, clinicians, researchers, residents and students attended the symposium. After welcoming remarks from Associate Dean for Research Dr. M. Kukuruzinska, Dean… More

GSDM Students And Faculty Volunteer At Local Book Fair

September 29, 2015 in Archives, Community

Five members of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) community—three 4-year DMD students, one two-year Advanced Standing DMD student, and a faculty member—volunteered at the 29th Annual Charles C. Yancey Book Fair on July 25 at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center on Tremont Street. The Book Fair, which offered free books and entertainment for children, took place from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. It is named after Boston City Councilor Charles C. Yancey,… More

APEX Students Present on Research Projects

September 29, 2015 in Archives, Research

On August 17, 2015, DMD 18 students presented their research to Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) faculty and fellow students. These presentations were part of the APEX (Applied Professional Experience) rotation, and addressed a variety of topics. The students presenting showcased a wide range of research, including literature reviews and basic science experiments, offering an insightful, nuanced look at many topics related to dental medicine. The APEX program is a unique learning opportunity offered by… More

Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics Holds Alumni Weekend

September 29, 2015 in Alumni, Archives

Dozens of alumni from Boston University’s Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics attended an Alumni Weekend on June 27 and 28. During the two-day reunion, alumni reconnected during several social events and academic presentations. The Alumni Weekend took place in honor of Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics Dr. Jack Bednar.  Dr. Bednar said the Alumni Weekend was one of the highlights of his academic career. “The… More

AEGD and PGOE Alumni Attend Dinner and Continuing Education Lecture

September 22, 2015 in Alumni, Archives, Community

Many Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) alumni attended the annual Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) and Postgraduate Operative and Esthetic Dentistry (PGOE) Dinner and Continuing Education Lecture at the Metcalf Trustee Ballroom in the Questrom School of Business on Friday, June 12, 2015. The lecture, entitled: “Maximizing Patient Treatment Outcomes While Minimizing Patient Trauma” was delivered by Dr. Paul Fugazzotto, who holds a DDS from New York University and a Certificate in Advanced Graduate… More

Students Participate in White Coat Ceremony

September 22, 2015 in Archives, School News

On Saturday, July 11, 2015, hundreds of friends and family members packed into Metcalf Hall in the BU Student Union at 4 p.m. to watch the members of the DMD Class of 2017 and AS Class of 2016 participate in the annual White Coat Ceremony, which marks the midway point of dental students’ education and celebrates their transition from the classroom to the patient treatment center. After all the students and attendees had taken their seats in Metcalf Hall, The… More

New Students Participate in South End Scavenger Hunt

September 22, 2015 in Archives, Community

After completing two weeks of Orientation, DMD 19 and AS 17 students participated in a scavenger hunt around Boston’s South End on August 8, 2015. The scavenger hunt was sponsored by the Boston University American Student Dental Association (ASDA). A total of 30 DMD 19 and AS 17 students participated in the scavenger hunt, which was staffed by 21 upper-class volunteers from DMD and AS classes. “The Scavenger Hunt took incoming students through the South End stopping by restaurants, parks… More

Dr. Sok-Ja Janket Attends Inaugural Workshop in Genetic Epidemiology and Functional Genomics

August 31, 2015 in Archives, People, School News

Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Research Associate Professor in the Department of General Dentistry Dr. Sok-Ja Janket attended the inaugural Genetic Epidemiology and Functional Genomics workshop at the Boston University Medical Campus from July 5 through 8. This event was hosted by the Framingham Heart Study, the Center for Translational Epidemiology and Comparative Effectiveness Research, and the Section of Preventative Medicine and Epidemiology at Boston University School of Medicine. At the workshop, Dr. Janket was… More

GSDM Staff Volunteers At Local Wellness Night

August 31, 2015 in Archives, Community, School News

Two Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) staff members volunteered their time on Thursday, May 14, at the first annual Family Wellness Night, which took place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Cleveland Community Center in Dorchester. The GSDM volunteers were School Based Program Coordinator Paula Pina and Research Dental Assistant Daniel Nayebi. The first annual Family Wellness Night was put on by Urban Science Academy and West Roxbury Academy. The event was designed… More

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