Dr. Stephen Dulong Elected Chair of Massachusetts Board of Registration in Dentistry

February 3, 2016 in People

On December 2, 2015, Dr. Stephen Dulong, Associate Professor in the Department of General Dentistry, was elected Chair of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Dentistry (BORID). Dr. Dulong has served on the BORID since being appointed by former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick in May 2012. He assumed the position of Chair on January 1, 2016. The BORID is responsible for licensing dentists and dental hygienists for practice in Massachusetts; establishing rules, regulations, and policies governing the practice of dentistry,… More

GSDM Faculty Member Inducted Into International Academy for Dental Facial Esthetics

December 8, 2015 in Alumni, Awards, People

On Monday, November 30, 2015 Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) faculty member Dr. Charilaos Asikis was inducted as a fellow into the International Academy for Dental Facial Esthetics at a ceremony that took place at the Harmonie Club in Manhattan, New York. Dr. Asikis is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of General Dentistry and Practice Leader in the Pre-doctoral Patient Treatment Center. There were about 45 other dental professionals from around the world… More

GSDM Professors Awarded Two of Ten NIH Grants

November 3, 2015 in Archives, Awards, People, School News

Three faculty members at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) were recently awarded two grants from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), a branch of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for two projects aimed at eliminating inequities in access to care and improving the oral health of children. The GSDM Principal Investigators of the two projects are Professor in theDepartment of Health Policy & Health Services Research and Director of Behavioral Science… More

Two GSDM Professors Publish Papers in Special Issue of Journal of Pediatric Dentistry

October 27, 2015 in Archives, People, School News

In June 2015, Dr. Belinda Borrelli and Dr. Raul Garcia were published in a special issue of the Journal of Pediatric Dentistry, which is the official publication of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Borrelli is a Professor in the Department of Health Policy & Health Services Research and Director of Behavioral Science Research, and Dr. Garcia is a Professor and… More

Dr. Paul Farsai Elected to ACD Board

October 27, 2015 in Archives, Awards, People

Associate Professor in the Department of General Dentistry Dr. Paul Farsai was recently elected to the Board of Directors for Regency 1 of the American College of Dentists (ACD). Dr. Farsai has served as a Fellow with the ACD since 2006. The ACD was founded in Boston in 1920 to evaluate the standards of dentistry, encourage graduate study, and to grant Fellowship to those who have done meritorious work. Since its founding, ACD has grown into a multinational organization with… More

Two GSDM Faculty Members Edit Second Edition Of Oral Surgery Textbook

October 27, 2015 in Archives, People, School News

Two Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) faculty members—Dr. Pushkar Mehra and Dr. Richard D’Innocenzo—edited the second edition of the Manual of Minor Oral Surgery for the General Dentist. Dr. Mehra is Professor and Chair of the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Associate Dean for Hospital Affairs. Dr. D’Innocenzo is Clinical Professor and Director of Pre-doctoral Education in the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, and Vice Chairman of Dentistry and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery… More

Applied Strategic Planning Committee Holds 2015 Meeting

October 20, 2015 in Archives, People, School News

On August 18, 2015, the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine’s (GSDM) Applied Strategic Planning Committee held its most recent meeting, at which the committee members discussed the various accomplishments since the creation of the Applied Strategic Plan’s (ASP) in 2011. At the meeting on August 18, the ASP Committee reviewed its goals and updated them in order to accurately portray the progress the committee has made with each goal. Many accomplishments have been made in the… More

Author Pens New Book on Life of Henry M. Goldman

October 20, 2015 in Archives, People, School News

While the story of Dr. Henry Maurice Goldman and the founding of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) is well-known by those in the GSDM community, a new book seeks to inform the general public about Dr. Goldman’s legacy as well. The book, written by author and Periodontist Dr. Robert Allyn Goldman SMD 71 (nephew of Henry Maurice Goldman), is called Henry Maurice Goldman Dental Educator and Pioneer. It is a 360 page book—published this… More

Dean’s Office Announces Promotions

October 15, 2015 in Archives, Awards, People, School News

As the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) continues to implement its Applied Strategic Plan (ASP), ongoing efforts are focused on Goal 8; to recruit, develop, and retain excellent and diverse faculty and staff. “Please join me in congratulating your colleagues on their promotions and outstanding efforts on behalf of GSDM,” said Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter. The Office of the Dean is pleased to announce the following FY16 staff promotions: Roslyn George: Ms. George has been promoted to… More

Dr. Athanasios Zavras Published Twice This Summer

October 15, 2015 in Archives, People, School News

Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Dr. Athanasios Zavras had two articles published this summer, one in Pediatric Dentistry, the official publication of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and one in The Journal of Oral Diseases. The article in Pediatric Dentistry, “Cost benefit analysis of the age one ental visit for the Privately Insured,” was authored with Dr. Kolstad and Dr. Yook, who work… More

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