The Future Looks Bright after the Latest White Coat Ceremony

September 24, 2014 in People, School News

In July 2014, the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) celebrated the fourth annual White Coat Ceremony & Family Weekend with the DMD Class of 2016 and AS Class of 2015. Over 750 guests joined 189 students in the DMD and AS classes for the festivities throughout GSDM and Metcalf Hall on July 5. The White Coat Ceremony marks the midway point of the students’ education and celebrates their transition from the classroom to the patient… More

GSDM Volunteers Provide Oral Health Education and Care to Homeless Preschoolers

September 24, 2014 in Community, People

Volunteers from the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Global & Population Health office made three visits to Health Horizons for Homeless Children preschool program in Dorchester in May and July 2014. On May 20 and 21, Oral Health Promotion Director Kathy Lituri and Keenan Sandouk, Spring 2014 intern from Sargent College, visited five classrooms, where they provided age-appropriate oral health education, dental screenings, and fluoride varnish application to children in five classrooms. On July 10,… More

2014 Periodontology Class Celebrated at Graduation Dinner

September 24, 2014 in People, School News

On the evening of July 1, 2014, Residents from the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Periodontology Class of 2014 celebrated their graduation at the BU Castle. The annual graduation dinner featured a cocktail hour, awards, and speeches. The night kicked off with a cocktail hour for all the graduating residents. Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter gave welcoming remarks to everyone in attendance. “Thank you to the families and friends of the graduates for their unwavering support,”… More

Frank Schiano Honored with AGD Fellowship

September 24, 2014 in Alumni, People, School News

Dr. Frank Schiano, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of General Dentistry at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM), GSDM alum (CAS 01, DMD 06, AEGD 07), and Alumni Board member, was honored at the 2014 Annual Meeting & Exhibits of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), where he received the Academy’s prestigious 2014 Fellowship. Dr. Schiano qualified for this Fellowship by demonstrating a commitment to the dental profession by completing 500 hours of dental continuing… More

Dr. Paula K. Friedman Edits Her First Book

September 24, 2014 in People, School News

Dr. Paula K. Friedman, Professor and Director of the Geriatric Fellowship Program at Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) edited a book for publisher Wiley-Blackwell. Scheduled for release in early October, Geriatric Dentistry: Caring for Our Aging Population will serve as a practical guide for dental practitioners in their approach to provide oral healthcare to an aging population. The book discusses various health and oral health conditions faced by the geriatric population and provides a holistic perspective for… More

Promotion Announcements

July 29, 2014 in Archives, 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 FY14 staff promotions. Andrew Butler: Mr. Butler is currently a member… More

Dr. Russell Giordano Awarded for Standard Setting Work

July 29, 2014 in Archives, People, School News

The American Dental Association (ADA) presented Dr. Russell Giordano the award for Significant Contributions, Dedication and Commitment to the Voluntary Standards Program for Dental Products at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the ADA Standards Committee on Dental Products (SCDP) in Charlotte, North Carolina. Dr. Giordano is Associate Professor in the Department of Restorative Sciences & Biomaterials and Director of Biomaterials at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine and Associate Professor in Materials Science and Engineering at Boston… More

Schweitzer Fellows Celebrated at the Conclusion of Fellowship Year

July 9, 2014 in Archives, People, School News

Schweitzer Fellow Andrew Soule-Hinds DMD 15 was honored along with other 2013-2014 Boston Fellows at a ceremony at Fenway Health Thursday, May 8, 2014. The program celebrated “the dedication and service of the 2013–2014 Boston Fellows and their commitment to underserved communities in Massachusetts,” according to a Schweitzer Fellowship press release. Soule-Hinds was featured in the April 30, 2013, issue of Outlook upon his selection as a Schweitzer Fellow. During his fellowship year, he sought to develop a relationship between… More

Senior Weekend

June 10, 2014 in Archives, Community, People

Senior Weekend for the Class of 2014 began Friday, May 9, 2014, with two celebratory social events. The DMD class attended their final ASDA Hour and enjoyed tapas at Estragon. That evening, the Advanced Standing class held a graduation party at Umbria Prime in Boston. Alumni, faculty, staff, friends, and pre-doctoral students met the next day at Norwood Country Club for the fifth annual ASDA Golf Tournament. Past champions The English Farewell Tour reclaimed their title, with members Ray English,… More

Tarek Elmajie DPH 14 Honored at 2014 National Oral Health Conference

May 13, 2014 in Archives, Community, People

Tarek Elmajie DPH 14 received Honorable Mention for the Leverett Graduate Dental Student Merit Award for Outstanding Achievement in Community Health Dentistry at the American Association of Public Health Dentistry Special Merit and Student Awards Presentation on Monday, April 28, 2014. The awards presentation took place during the 2014 National Oral Health Conference (NOHC) in Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Elmajie was recognized for his research poster, “Association between Sleep Problems and Periodontitis among US Adults,” which he presented during the… More

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