Category: People

GSDM alumni aid in collection efforts during coronavirus pandemic

First, the American Dental Association (ADA) recommended that all dentists close their offices except for emergency procedures until April 30, 2020 at the earliest. Then the Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS) followed suit. That led area dentists to start looking for ways to help out, said  James Lee DMD 14. “It was a grassroots effort,” he […]

Alexander Bendayan PROS 05 appointed ad interim chair, GSDM Restorative Sciences & Biomaterials

Alexander Bendayan PROS 05 was appointed ad interim chair of the Department of Restorative Sciences & Biomaterials at the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM), effective January 1, 2020. Dr. Bendayan, who is the School’s assistant dean for digital dentistry development and clinical training, succeeds Dr. Dan Nathanson, who retired in […]

Fourth-year DMD student wins award at Hinman Student Research Symposium

Weihao Wang DMD 20 won a Basic Science Research Award at the 25th annual Hinman Student Research Symposium for his project, “Early Determinants of Ductal Patterning in the Developing Submandibular Gland.” More than 100 dental students and trainees from across North America gave oral and poster presentations on their research projects during the Hinman Symposium, […]

Student Spotlight: Manavi Nagai DMD 22

Manavi Nagai DMD 22 attributes her interest in research to the people she worked with in research laboratories during her undergraduate years studying neuroscience at Boston University. “I’ve always liked science, but I think having good mentors makes the biggest difference,” she said. Nagai, a rising second-year at the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental […]

GSDM volunteers aid in commencement efforts

If you’ve ever attended a Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine commencement convocation ceremony before, you’ve most likely seen Barbara McKenna or Edlira Kerthi directing students and families, fixing caps and gowns, and calming nervous graduates. McKenna and Kerthi are two of the approximately 25 volunteers who help our GSDM commencement convocation run smoothly […]