Longtime GSDM Custodian Melvin Lester Passes Away

June 3, 2015 in People, School News

In a message to the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) community on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter announced the passing of longtime GSDM Custodian Mr. Melvin Lester. He said, “It is with profound sadness that I share the news that longtime GSDM Custodian and beloved community member Mr. Melvin Lester, known to all of us as ‘Lester’ passed away over the weekend. ‘Lester’ had served as GSDM Custodian since June of 1974 and… More

Alpha Omega President Visits GSDM

June 3, 2015 in Archives, School News

On Friday, April 24, 2015, President of the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity Dr. Adam Stabholz honored Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) and the GSDM chapter of Alpha Omega with a visit to the School. During the visit, he spoke about the mission of Alpha Omega and presented Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter with a check intended to help carry out the mission of Alpha Omega at GSDM. Dean Hutter thanked Dr. Stabholz for coming to… More

GSDM Hosts the 2015 Jay Siebert Tri-School Symposium

June 3, 2015 in Archives, School News

Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) hosted the 2015 Jay Siebert Tri-School Symposium on April 24 and 25 at the Trustee Ballroom on Silber Way. Post-doctoral residents from GSDM, New York University College of Dentistry (NYU), and the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine (UPenn) presented a wide variety of research related to periodontics and implant dentistry. Four GSDM post-doctoral residents gave presentations during the symposium. Abeer Al-Asmari PERIO 15 gave a presentation titled “Impact… More

GSDM Receives $3M Bequest from Beloved Alumni and Faculty Member Dr. Oreste Zanni

May 27, 2015 in Archives, School News

Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) announced at Commencement on Friday, May 15, 2015 that it has received a bequest of more than 3 million dollars from the estate of the late, beloved alumni and faculty member, Dr. Oreste Zanni. On July 15, 2013, Clinical Associate Professor and Clinic Director in the Department of Periodontology Dr. Oreste Zanni suffered a heart attack in the Patient Treatment Center and tragically passed away at Boston Medical Center. He… More

Gala, Goldman Gala— A James Bond Themed Celebration

May 27, 2015 in Archives, School News

On April 24, 2015, students, faculty, staff and friends of Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) gathered at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Grand Ballroom for the 2015 Goldman Gala where casino games were a feature of the evening. The theme for this year’s annual celebration was Casino Royale, inspired by the 2006 James Bond film. The evening kicked off with a cocktail reception featuring a signature drink, the Diamond Fizz, a photo booth, and casino games…. More

Jae Kwak DMD 16 Receives Pierre Fauchard Award

May 19, 2015 in Archives, School News

On April 29, 2015, Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter presented Jae Hee Kwak DMD 16 with the Pierre Fauchard Academy’s 2015 Foundation Dental Student Scholarship Award for her leadership and service to Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM).  Also present for the ceremony were Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Dr. Cataldo Leone and Assistant Dean of Students Dr. Joseph Calabrese. Every year, the Pierre Fauchard Academy awards their scholarship to a dental student who has demonstrated the… More

ASDA Diversity & Inclusion Committee Hosts GSDM’s First Multicultural Night

May 19, 2015 in Archives, School News

On April 16, 2015, members of the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) Diversity & Inclusion Committee at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) hosted the School’s first Multicultural Night in Hiebert Lounge. The purpose of the event was to celebrate and appreciate the various cultures and ethnicities within the GSDM community. The emcees for the evening—Nikkita Muwanguzi DMD 17 and Wenyu Qu DMD 17—kicked off the evening by greeting the audience in 12 different languages before… More

Dr. Laura Kaufman is Published in the Journal of Physician Assistant Education

May 19, 2015 in Archives, School News

Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of General Dentistry at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Dr. Laura Kaufman was published in the March 2015 edition of The Journal of Physician Assistant Education for her paper “Introduction of an Interprofessional Oral Health Curriculum.” The paper discusses a novel approach to teaching oral health to physician assistant (PA) students, which Dr. Kaufman and her co-authors have been implementing at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) for the… More

Michael Faibish Receives Prestigious NIDCR Summer Dental Student Award

May 12, 2015 in Archives, School News

On March 11, 2015, Michael Faibish DMD 18 received word that he had been selected as the recipient of the Summer Dental Student Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), an honor given to the top applicants from dental schools across the country. Faibish will be conducting research at the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) in Bethesda, Maryland from May 26 to July 17. The NIDCR Summer Dental Student Award gives talented dental students who are… More

Students Descend on Beacon Hill for a Day of Lobbying

May 12, 2015 in Archives, School News

On April 15, 2015, dentists and dental students from around New England descended on Beacon Hill for Beacon Hill Day 2015, an annual event where dental professionals come together to learn more about issues of concern to the dental community and to lobby their state legislators to take action on those issues. Several students from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) took part in the events of the day. The 110 attendees—90 dentists and 20 dental… More

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