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

Muslim Student Associations Join Together to Honor North Carolina Dental Student

April 28, 2015 in Archives, Community

Muslim dental students and the Muslim Student Association (MSA) came together on March 21, 2015 to honor the memory of a fellow dental student. Students from the Muslim Student Associations at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM), Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, New York University College of Dentistry, and Rutgers School of Dental Medicine all collaborated at an event called “Downtown Smiles” to honor the memory of University of North Carolina dental student Deah Barakat,… More

Alpha Omega brings GSDM to the JCC Wellness Expo

April 14, 2015 in Archives, Community

On Sunday, March 22, 2015, members of Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) participated in the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center (JCC) Wellness Expo in Newton, Massachusetts. Co-sponsored by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, the JCC Wellness Expo provided wellness and fitness activities for the whole family. Activities included everything from expert running advice to a make-your-own-smoothie station. “We noticed that in the past, a booth discussing oral health care was missing… 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

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

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

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