GSDM Community Tops 2015 Donation Totals During Giving Day 2016

May 4, 2016 in Community, People

On April 6, 2016, Giving Day 2016, a total of 324 members of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine community combined to donate approximately $60,000 to the School, placing GSDM fourth out of the 17 schools and colleges of Boston University for number of donors during Giving Day 2016. GSDM topped its 2015 Giving Day totals for both number of donors and amount of money raised. During Giving Day 2015, on April 8, 2015, GSDM raised… More

GSDM Community Raises $1,070 for American Cancer Society at BU Relay for Life

May 4, 2016 in People

Thirty-three members of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) community, including Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter, joined together at the 2016 Relay for Life of Boston University on April 16, 2016, at the Boston University Track and Tennis Center. Leading up to the 2016 Relay for Life event, the GSDM team raised $1,070 for the American Cancer Society (ACS). This is the eighth consecutive year that a GSDM team has participated in the 12-hour, all-night event,… More

Three GSDM Faculty Members Promoted to New Positions

April 20, 2016 in People, School News

Three GSDM faculty members—Dr. Stephen DuLong, Dr. Magnolia Venegas, and Dr. Hussam Batal—received academic promotions in their respective departments. Dr. DuLong is in the Department of General Dentistry, Dr. Venegas is in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, and Dr. Batal is in the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Stephen DuLong has been promoted from Associate Professor to Clinical Professor in the Department of General Dentistry. Dr. DuLong was awarded a DMD in 1975 from GSDM and later earned… More

GSDM Student Selected for ADA Foundation Dental Student Scholarship Award

March 31, 2016 in Awards, People, School News

On Friday March 25, 2016, Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter and Assistant Dean of Students Dr. Joseph Calabrese met with second-year DMD student Adela Brodek to formally congratulate her on receiving the 2016 American Dental Association (ADA) Foundation Dental Student Scholarship Award. The ADA Foundation awards 26 education scholarships annually to dental students across the country in the category of outstanding academic achievement. To be eligible for consideration, students must attend an accredited dental school full-time and be in the second… More

Jonathan Solomon Delivers Pre-doctoral Grand Rounds Presentation

February 22, 2016 in People

On Wednesday, January 20, 2016, Jonathan Solomon DMD 16 delivered the second presentation in the 2015-2016 series of pre-doctoral Grand Rounds presentations in room G-301 of Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM). Approximately 50 faculty, staff, residents, and students—including Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter—were in attendance for Mr. Solomon’s presentation, which was, like all pre-doctoral Grand Rounds presentations, about a treatment plan he devised for an extraordinary patient at his 10-week Externship rotation site. Mr. Solomon completed… More

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

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