Category: Community

GSDM Lends a Hand at 2015 Father’s Family Fun Day

On Saturday, September 19, 2015, 15 members of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) community volunteered at the 2015 Father’s Family Fun Day, which took place at Harambee Park in Dorchester. The mission of Father’s Family Fun Day is to highlight the importance of fatherhood by attempting to identify, engage, […]

GSDM Volunteers at Mattapan Community Health Center’s Health Revival

On Saturday, September 12, 2015, 18 DMD and AS students and three faculty members from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) volunteered at the Mattapan Community Health Center’s Health Revival event, held outdoors in Mattapan, MA. The volunteers from GSDM set up two areas at the Mattapan Community Health Center’s Health Revival […]

Jayesh Patel Presents at the 21st Annual Hinman Symposium

Jayesh Patel DMD 18 represented the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) at the 21st Annual Hinman Student Research Symposium in Memphis, Tennessee, which took place from October 30 to November 1, 2015. The Hinman Research Symposium is a national meeting that highlights the research of dental and graduate students from […]

ASDA Holds Second Annual Multicultural Night

Members of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) community came together on Monday, November 9, in the Hiebert Lounge to celebrate different cultures and traditions during the second annual Multicultural Night, which was sponsored by the Diversity and Inclusion Committee of GSDM’s American Student Dental Association (GSDM ASDA). The Multicultural […]

Third Healthy Smile, Healthy You Event is a Success

On Friday, November 20, 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) and GSDM’s Office of Global and Population Health (GPH), organized the third Healthy Smile, Healthy You event for the local community. The aim of […]

GSDM Volunteers At Brazilian Independence Day Outdoor Festival

On Sunday, September 13, a group of 14 members of the GSDM community—nine students and five faculty members—volunteered at the Brazilian Independence Day Outdoor Festival at Herter Park in Boston. The GSDM volunteers offered dental screenings and other oral health education to the event’s attendees. The Brazilian Independence Day Outdoor Festival, which began in 1995, […]

GSDM Lends A Hand At Massachusetts Stand Down

On August 28, 2015, 29 members of the GSDM community volunteered at Massachusetts Stand Down, an all-day event that provides homeless veterans with a variety of services as well as      a temporary refuge where they can obtain food, shelter, clothing, and health screenings. The GSDM volunteers promoted oral health at the event by offering oral screenings, […]

GSDM Community Participates In Eid-al-Adha Dinner

On October 8, 2015, more than 80 people attended a special Eid-al-Adha Dinner in the Hiebert Lounge at the Boston University School of Medicine. Attendees ranged from members of the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM), School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston Medical Center community, along with local Boston families with ties to […]

GSDM Volunteers At MassCARE Health And Fitness Fair

On Saturday, August 22, 2015, 20 members of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) community—18 students and two faculty members—came together to volunteer at the annual Massachusetts Community AIDS Resource Enhancement (MassCARE) Health and Fitness Fair, which took place at The Cedardale Center in Groveland. MassCARE is a statewide program […]

GSDM Volunteers Lend A Hand At Countdown To Kindergarten

On Monday, August 31, 2015, 27 members of the GSDM community volunteered at the Countdown to Kindergarten event at the Boston Children’s Museum. The GSDM volunteers engaged children in dental screening and a variety of oral health activities and lessons. Countdown to Kindergarten is an annual information session and celebration designed for families with children […]