2015 Global Days of Service

August 25, 2015 in Archives, Community, School News

During this year’s Global Days of Service, 140 students, faculty, and staff from Boston University’s Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) volunteered a total of 494.5 hours at several different community service locations throughout Boston. Boston University’s Global Days of Service is an annual, month-long, event that allows alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends from all areas of the Boston University network to give back to their local, national, and international communities. This year, a total of 6,944… More

GSDM Marches in the 2015 Boston Pride Parade

August 25, 2015 in Archives, Community

Members of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) community joined the Boston University Medical Campus  (BUMC) Pride group and the Boston Medical Center (BMC) Gay Straight Alliance on June 13 to march in this year’s Boston Pride Parade. The 45 annual Boston Pride Parade was one of several events during Boston’s annual Pride Week, which ran from June 4 – 14 and boasted more than two dozen events. It is put on by Boston Pride,… More

GSDM Participates in Special Olympics Special Smiles Once Again

July 14, 2015 in Archives, Community

On Saturday, June 6, 2015, students, faculty, and staff of Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) participated in the Healthy Athletes® Special Smiles® initiative at the Special Olympics Massachusetts Summer Games at Harvard University’s Murr Center. Over 1,200 athletes from the Greater Boston area converged on Harvard University’s Athletic Complex to participate in athletic events such as bocce, cycling, fishing, golf, sailing, and softball. Dentists and dental students were on hand at the Special Smiles® clinic… More

GSDM Students Volunteer at St. Francis House

July 14, 2015 in Archives, Community

On May 10 and 16, 2015, the Office of Global & Population Health at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM), in collaboration with the BU student chapter of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), volunteered to prepare and serve food for those in need at the St. Francis House, a homeless shelter in Boston. For more than 30 years, St. Francis House has welcomed poor and homeless men and women. It provides services, support, and a… More

GSDM Students Collaborate with Rosie’s Place and the Boston Housing Authority to Promote Oral Health

July 7, 2015 in Archives, Community

On Wednesday, May 13, 2015 Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) students and faculty participated in the Franklin Field Health Fair, a collaborative event between Rosie’s Place and the Boston Housing Authority. The event took place at the Franklin Field Housing Development in Dorchester, Massachusetts. Onsite, students provided participants with dental screenings and handed out oral health information geared to adults, children, the elderly, and disabled. Oral Health Promotion Director Ms. Kathy Lituri said, “The Health… More

GSDM Students Promote Oral Health at the Martha Eliot Health and Safety Fair

June 30, 2015 in Archives, Community

On Saturday, May 16, 2015 the student chapter of the Massachusetts Hispanic Dental Association (MHDA) at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) teamed up with student chapters from Tufts University and Harvard University to promote oral health at the Martha Eliot Health and Safety Fair, which took place at the Boston Children’s Martha Eliot Health Center in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. The Safety Fair is an annual traditional Latino Health Fair organized by Tufts University School of… More

For Women, By Women, About Women—GSDM Students Participate in Healing Our Communities Collaborative

June 23, 2015 in Archives, Community

On May 11, 2015, students from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) celebrated National Women’s Checkup Day by participating in the Healing Our Communities Collaborative (HOCC) 5th Annual Health Fair, which focused on promoting regular health checkups and routine care for women infected with, affected by, or at risk for HIV. HOCC is dedicated to providing programs for women, by women, about women. They strive to bring the most relevant health information and current health and… More

Teaching Assistants Recognized During Appreciation Lunch

June 9, 2015 in Archives, Community

On May 1, 2015, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) teaching assistants (TAs) were recognized during the annual Teaching Assistant Appreciation Lunch. Sixty-nine TAs from three pre-clinical courses joined together in the Dean’s Conference Room for lunch in recognition of their support throughout the year. Students selected to be TAs are all fourth year DMD and second year Advanced Standing students and must: have an interest in the subject matter; be in good academic standing; have… More

GSDM Volunteers See Record Turnout at Give Kids a Smile Program

May 27, 2015 in Archives, Community

The Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) chapter of the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) provided free, interactive dental education to approximately 200 children between the ages of 7 and 12 at the Yawkey Club of Roxbury, a Boys and Girls Club of Boston, Tuesday, March 31, 2015. The GSDM chapter of ASDA works with the Office of Global and Population Health to host the event each year as part of Give Kids a Smile, a… More

Second Healthy Smile, Healthy You Event is Once-Again a Success

May 19, 2015 in Archives, Community

On Friday, March 27, 2015, the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Muslim Student Association (MSA), in collaboration with the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center (ISBCC), held the second Healthy Smile, Healthy You event for the local community. The aim of the Muslim Student Association at GSDM is to foster a sense of unity among students regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, or origin. MSA’s mission is to hold service-oriented, educational, and social events to promote… More

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