Art Days Reveals Artistic Side of Medical Campus

May 20, 2014 in Archives, School News

Evidence-based reasoning in the Boston University Medical Campus (BUMC) community was momentarily set aside on March 31 and April 1, 2014, for the 24th annual BUMC Art Days—at least in Hiebert Lounge, where the event was held. On display was artwork created by students, faculty, and staff of BUMC. Art Days was initiated by BUSM Dean Emeritus Aram Chobanian to foster the support and growth of the creative arts at BUMC. The exhibition is mounted by the Creative Arts Society… More

GSDM Patients Get Same-Day Restorations from Pre-doc Dentists

May 13, 2014 in Archives, School News

On Wednesday, April 30, 2014, two patients in the pre-doctoral Patient Treatment Center walked out with same-day ceramic restorations. Pre-doctoral students Grant Murray DMD 2014 and Kali Stewart DMD 2015 worked with Drs. Alexander Bendayan and John Guarente to deliver CEREC restorations to their patients in a single visit. As Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) transitions to the first all-digital dental school in the US, Murray and Stewart will be one step ahead. “Having the… More

Ribbon Cuttings Mark Official Openings for Two New GSDM Department of Restorative Sciences & Biomaterials Labs

May 6, 2014 in Archives, People, School News

On Tuesday, March 25, 2014, two ribbon cutting ceremonies marked the official opening of two new laboratory spaces for the Department of Restorative Sciences & Biomaterials at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM). One of the new labs is located on the Second Floor of the Evans Biomedical Research Center at 650 Albany Street (X-2) and the other is on the Fifth Floor of the Housman Medical Research Center at 780 Harrison Avenue (R-5). The Department… More

Science Day 2014 Awards Luncheon

May 6, 2014 in Archives, People, Research, School News

The 2014 Science Day Awards Luncheon ceremony took place on April 10, 2014, to honor the winners of the 33rd Science Day, which was held on March 13, 2014. The GSDM Science Day is a research celebration that features a keynote address and poster and oral presentations by pre- and post-doctoral dental students, post-doctoral fellows, and a dental vendor exhibition. Thirteen judges evaluated nineteen posters and seven oral presentations. “We can all take pride in our School’s research mission and… More

Nine Partake in BU Scholars Day, Yi Zhong Wins

April 29, 2014 in Archives, People, Research, School News

Five GSDM students and four faculty judges participated in this year’s Boston University Scholars Day Tuesday, April 15. Scholars Day, formerly called the BU Science and Engineering Research Symposium, which has been held for nearly two decades, is an annual tradition celebrating graduate student research. Originally, the focus was on science and engineering research, but it has expanded in recent years to include the arts, humanities, and social sciences. The number and quality of presentations has grown enormously and, this… More

Dr. Joseph Calabrese Made Honorary Alpha Omega Member

April 29, 2014 in Alumni, Archives, People, School News

During the organization’s 2014 Senior Brunch Sunday, March 30, the Boston Alumni chapter of the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity (AO) inducted Dr. Joseph Calabrese as an honorary member. Dr. Calabrese has a longstanding relationship with GSDM’s student groups, including AO, as Assistant Dean of Students at the School. “It is a tremendous honor to be inducted,” said Dr. Calabrese, “because of all that Alpha Omega stands for and all that its members do for each other and the community.”… More

Service Recognition Events Celebrate Our Dedicated Employees

April 29, 2014 in Archives, People, School News

Each year, Boston University holds service recognition events to honor employees who have reached milestone markers in their careers at BU. Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) employees were honored at both the University Retirement Dinner on March 18, 2014, at the Arthur G.B. Metcalf Trustee Center and the Service Recognition Luncheon on Monday, March 24, 2014, in Metcalf Hall, George Sherman Union. Dean Hutter was represented by Dr. John Guarente at the Service Recognition Luncheon… More

Exploring How People Learn at ADEA Annual Session

April 22, 2014 in Archives, People, Research, School News

From giving lectures to presenting posters to serving in leadership roles, students and faculty represented the School well throughout the 2014 American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Annual Session & Exhibition March 15–18, 2014, in San Antonio, Texas. This year’s theme was “The Science of Learning” and ADEA asked: How does the brain work, how do people learn, and what is the most effective way to teach? On Monday, March 17, Marc Horton DMD 14 once again presented a poster as a participant… More

Students Explore the Unconventional at Annual AAWD Brunch

April 22, 2014 in Archives, People, School News

On Sunday, March 23, 2014, approximately 30 students of Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) gathered in the GSDM cafeteria for the American Association of Women Dentists (AAWD) Annual Women in Dentistry Brunch. The students heard the inspiring stories from four women, who spoke on the theme of “Exploring Unconventional Careers in the Field of Dentistry”: Dr. Andrea Fraser, Junior Faculty Advisor for the BU chapter of AAWD; Dr. Paula K. Friedman, AAWD’s Senior Faculty Advisor… More

Town Halls Highlight Complete Team of 18 Group Practice Leaders

April 15, 2014 in Archives, School News

“In all of my career, I have never put together a group like this, and probably couldn’t again,” said Dr. David Russell, Director of the Group Practice Experience and Team Leadership and Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of General Dentistry, at his March 20, 2014, Town Hall meeting. The meeting was held to update the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) community on the implementation of the Group Practice Model at the School. The exceptional… More