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

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

Aaron Mertz DMD 16 Publishes Findings on the Perception of Community Water Fluoridation in Social Media and on the Internet

September 16, 2014 in Archives, School News

Aaron Mertz DMD 16 is the lead author of a paper titled “Community Water Fluoridation on the Internet and Social Media,” which was published in the August 2014 issue of the Journal of the Massachusetts Dental Society. The article is co-authored by Dr. Myron Allukian Jr., Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy & Health Services Research. Dr. Allukian is President of the Massachusetts Coalition for Oral Health and Past President of the American Public Health Association. Over… More

Hello! Goodbye! Endodontics Program Celebrates its Incoming and Outgoing Residents

September 16, 2014 in Archives, School News

Hello! Goodbye! The Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Advanced Specialty Education Program in Endodontics opened the year with a joint hello/goodbye party celebrating the new Endodontic residents and honoring the graduating residents. The event was held in the Student Village 1 ballroom overlooking the Charles River on Thursday, June 26, 2014. It was hosted by Dr. Sami Chogle, Director of the Advanced Specialty Education Program in Endodontics and the GSDM Endodontic Alumni Association. This was… More

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