GSDM Faculty Forum Holds Spring Meeting

April 14, 2015 in Archives, School News

The Faculty Forum at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) held its first meeting of 2015 on Wednesday, March 25. This marked the first gathering since new   representatives were elected in December 2014. The agenda included a new Faculty Forum Blog, proposed changes to the Faculty Forum Bylaws and election process, as well as proposed changes to University-wide faculty and staff benefits. The purpose of the Faculty Forum is to enable faculty to get together and… More

Dr. Frank Oppenheim Delivers Keynote Address at 2014 North American Saliva Symposium

April 7, 2015 in Archives, People, Research, School News

“Whole Saliva: Dumpster or Treasure Trove,” was the title of a keynote address given by Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Professor in the Departments of Periodontology and Molecular & Cell Biology and Henry M. Goldman Distinguished Scientist Dr. Frank Oppenheim. The address was given at the first annual North American Saliva Symposium, hosted by Tufts University School of Dental Medicine on October 26, 2014. The symposium invited researchers, dentists, physicians and diagnostic manufacturers from across… More

GSDM Staff Get Trained at Sirona’s Charlotte Office

April 7, 2015 in Archives, People, School News

Staff members from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) visited the Charlotte, North Carolina office of Sirona Dental Systems Inc.—the manufacturer of the CEREC CAD/CAM units used by the School—for a training session from March 2–6, 2015. The major topics addressed during the training were the installation, maintenance and repair of Sirona dental equipment. In attendance from GSDM were Clinic Manager from the 930 Commonwealth Avenue Dental Health Center Mr. Junick Hermida, Dental Repair Technician Mr…. More

Bye Bye Winter… Hello Spring! GSDM Celebrates the Persian New Year

April 7, 2015 in Archives, School News

On March 18, 2015, more than 150 Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) students, faculty, staff, and friends gathered in Hiebert Lounge for a Persian New Year Nowruz celebration. The celebration was sponsored by the Boston University chapter of the American Student Dental Association. A celebration of spring, Nowruz—meaning “New Day” in Persian—marks the first day of the Persian calendar. The occasion symbolizes nature’s renewal and rebirth after the passing of winter. Guests enjoyed Iranian cuisine… More

ASDA Annual Food Drive is a Success Once Again

March 24, 2015 in Archives, School News

Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Student Affairs and the Boston University Chapter of the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) recently hosted their annual food drive benefiting the Boston Medical Center (BMC) Food Pantry and Demonstration Kitchen. For every two non-perishable food items donated by GSDM members between February 2 and 13, 2015, donors received one ticket to a Boston University Terriers Hockey Game. Donors had a choice to either see the Terriers play University of… More

University Retirement Dinner Honors Former Faculty and Staff

March 17, 2015 in Archives, School News

On Thursday, March 5, 2015, dedicated employees who reached their end-of-career milestones were honored at the annual Boston University Retirement Dinner in the Arthur G. B. Metcalf Trustee Center on the Charles River Campus. Among the attendees were four recent retirees from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) including former Clinical Administration Manager in the 7th Floor Dental Health Center Ms. Joann Beer, former Administrative Manager for  Global and Population Health in the Department of Health… More

Faculty Forum Launches Blog Site

March 17, 2015 in Archives, School News

A new blog has been created for the Faculty Forum at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) in order to facilitate increased conversation and collaboration amongst faculty. The blog, which went live this morning, is intended to be a new avenue for faculty to communicate with each other and their Faculty Forum Representatives. According to its Bylaws, the Faculty Forum “provides a venue for discussion of issues of concern among the faculty, and to establish and… More

Third-Annual SNDA Impressions Program a Success

March 10, 2015 in Archives, School News

On Saturday, February 28, 2015, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine’s (GSDM) Student National Dental Association (SNDA), American Student Dental Association (ASDA) and Hispanic Student Dental Association (HSDA) took part in the third-annual SNDA Impressions Program—a day-long event designed to expose pre-dental students to the dental school application process, give them details on how to become a stronger applicant, and show them what a career in dentistry would be like. Seventy-nine pre-dental students from 19 New England… More

Drs. Mehra and Chigurupati Receive Prestigious Grant

March 3, 2015 in School News, Uncategorized

Associate Professor and Chair of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Dr. Pushkar Mehra and Associate Professor and Director of Research in the department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at GSDM Dr. Radhika Chigurupati have been awarded a $75,000 research award from the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation. The award was given for their clinical research, titled “A Prospective Observational Study to Assess Clinical and Radiological Outcomes of Orthognathic Surgery in… More

OMS Resident Wins Multiple Awards

February 24, 2015 in Archives, School News

Varun Arya DMD 14 OMFS 17 has made Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) and the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) proud by recently winning two separate, highly-competitive awards. In December 2014, Dr. Arya was the recipient of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Philip J. Boyne Memorial Scholarship, and in January 2015, Dr. Arya received the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery National Insurance Company (OMSNIC) educational grant award. Each year, select residents… More

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