GSDM AS Students Participate in International Education Week

December 8, 2015 in School News

On Wednesday, November 18, and Thursday, November 19, 2015, several Advanced Standing (AS) students from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) participated in events during the Fourth Annual International Education Week (IEW), which took place from November 16-20 on Boston University’s Charles River Campus and Medical Campus. A total of seven AS students participated in the IEW. The AS student participants were Ramy Allam AS 16; William Alvarez AS 16; Housam Karazoun AS 18; Ana Keohane… More

Jayesh Patel Presents at the 21st Annual Hinman Symposium

December 8, 2015 in Community, Research, School News

Jayesh Patel DMD 18 represented the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) at the 21st Annual Hinman Student Research Symposium in Memphis, Tennessee, which took place from October 30 to November 1, 2015. The Hinman Research Symposium is a national meeting that highlights the research of dental and graduate students from schools across the nation. Patel presented his poster, “Kava Treatment Reduced Porphyromonas gingivalis-Induced Alveolar Bone Loss,” on Saturday, October 31. He was mentored in his… More

ASDA Holds Second Annual Multicultural Night

December 8, 2015 in Community, School News

Members of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) community came together on Monday, November 9, in the Hiebert Lounge to celebrate different cultures and traditions during the second annual Multicultural Night, which was sponsored by the Diversity and Inclusion Committee of GSDM’s American Student Dental Association (GSDM ASDA). The Multicultural Night allowed members of the GSDM community—including students, faculty and staff—to come together and teach each other about different cultures and traditions. A fusion of… More

Third Healthy Smile, Healthy You Event is a Success

December 1, 2015 in Community, School News

On Friday, November 20, 2015, the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Muslim Student Association (MSA), in collaboration with the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center (ISBCC) and GSDM’s Office of Global and Population Health (GPH), organized the third Healthy Smile, Healthy You event for the local community. The aim of the Muslim Student Association at GSDM is to foster a sense of unity among students regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, or origin. MSA’s mission is… More

Pre-doctoral Students Present on Research Opportunities

November 24, 2015 in Research, School News

The GSDM Student Research Group (SRG) held its third Research Fair on October 26, 2015, at the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM). The Research Fair is an annual event that encourages dental students to participate in research as part of the APEX (Applied Professional Experience) or IREC (Intensive Research Elective Course) programs available at GSDM. The hour-long Research Fair was run by the SRG officers. The room was packed with pre-doctoral candidates and other students who attended… More

CTSI Pilot Grants Awarded to Three GSDM Researchers

November 19, 2015 in Awards, Research, School News

Three Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) researchers have been awarded $20,000 each in Boston University Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) pilot funding. The GSDM researchers are Research Associate Professor Dr. Manish Bais, Research Associate Professor Dr. Ann Marie Egloff, and Professor Dr. John C. Samuelson. All three researchers are in GSDM’s Department of Molecular & Cell Biology. The pilot grant competition, led by the Boston University CTSI and financially supported by GSDM, funds innovative translational research… 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

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

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