GSDM Hosts Group from Italy for CE Course in Periodontal Microsurgery

October 21, 2014 in Archives, School News

For over 15 years, the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Department of Periodontology has hosted a unique, weeklong continuing education program that offers general dentists from abroad the opportunity to train in basic microsurgery and learn microsurgery for periodontal plastic surgery repair. During the week of September 8–12, 2014, a lively group of 24 general dentists from Italy participated in the continuing education program, which was led by the Chair of the Department of Periodontology… More

Finding a Cure for ALS One Ice Cube at a Time

October 14, 2014 in Archives, School News

Eager onlookers cheered and shouted as pre-doctoral class representatives doused Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter with two massive buckets filled with ice water. Drs. Guarente and Calabrese were soaked right alongside him—and it was all because of Dr. McManama. On August 22, 2014, Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs Dr. John Guarente, and Assistant Dean of Students Dr. Joseph Calabrese joined together on the patio outside Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) to get… More

Honduras Leaves a Lasting Impression on Derek Leung DMD 15

October 7, 2014 in Archives, People, School News

When Derek Leung DMD 15 took an externship to Bertin Umanzor, Honduras, with Cape CARES June 19-26, 2014, he didn’t realize the profound impact the service work would have. Leung’s weeklong trip changed the way he viewed his life as a dentist. Leung first learned about the Cape CARES trip at the International Elective Externship Presentation on April 11, 2014, where students talked about their service experiences. Cape CARES, based in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, aims to improve the lives of… More

Students and Faculty Celebrate Eid

October 7, 2014 in Archives, School News

The Muslim Students Association (MSA) sponsored an Eid Celebration dinner at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) on Tuesday, August 12, 2014, in the GSDM Cafeteria. The event served as an opportunity to unite students, faculty, and staff on the medical campus. In observance of Ramadan, many Muslims spent the month of July fasting from dawn till dusk. This year, Ramadan began on June 28 and ended on July 27. During this time, Muslims observing Ramadan… More

Orientation Begins for DMD 18 and AS 16 Students

September 30, 2014 in Archives, People, School News

On Monday, July 28, 2014, incoming pre-doctoral students began their orientation week at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM). DMD 18 and AS 16 students spent their first few days at GSDM getting to know faculty and staff, meeting peers, receiving information on available resources, learning about the curriculum, and becoming familiar with the campus. Students began orientation Monday morning with breakfast in Hiebert Lounge. During this time, they signed in, picked up orientation packets, and… More

A Sweet Ending for Students’ First Day of Orientation

September 30, 2014 in Alumni, Archives, School News

On July 28, 2014, DMD 18 and AS 16 students completed their first day of orientation at the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) with an Ice Cream Social & Student Organization Fair in Hiebert Lounge. Alumni couple Craig Allen and Nicole Paquette-Allen, both DMD 95, sponsored the event. The couple, who first met at GSDM as students, has sponsored the event for the past eight years. “We support the Ice Cream Social to keep in… More

Welcome! New DMD 18 and AS 16 Students Celebrated at Dean’s Home

September 30, 2014 in Archives, School News

Each year during Orientation Week at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM), Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter and his wife Mrs. Kathleen Hutter invite the incoming pre-doctoral students into their home for a welcome reception. The gathering serves as an opportunity for students new to the GSDM family to get acquainted with some of the School’s faculty and staff. With the recent launch of the Group Practices, this year for the first time ever, students were assigned… More

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

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

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