Adults with Psychiatric Disabilities Benefit from GSDM Outreach

June 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

On April 24, 2014, volunteers from the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) provided services to adults with psychiatric disabilities at the Center Club Boston, a program of Bay Cove Human Services. Led by Oral Health Promotion Director Kathy Lituri and in collaboration with the GSDM student chapter of the American Association of Public Health Dentistry (AAPHD), Sai Ramani Krishna Kumar AS 15, Marium Qureshi AS 15, and Olga Spival (pre-dental) participated in a wellness fair… More

Dr. Sok-Ja Janket Presents at International Congress on Autoimmunity in France

June 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

Research Associate Professor Dr. Sok-Ja Janket was invited to present at the 9th International Congress on Autoimmunity, which was held in the city of Nice, France, March 26–30, 2014. Dr. Janket presented, “How to Predict Type 1 Diabetes or Any Autoimmune Disease” to a standing room only crowd during the Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus—Diagnostics and Therapy Session. This prestigious conference, attended by more than 2,000 practicing physicians, medical researchers, and laboratory scientists, is held annually in locations worldwide. The goal… More

Dr. Joseph Boffa Elected to Executive Board

June 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

On April 29, 2014, at the Alliance for Retired Americans (ARA) Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, Rhode Island Alliance for Retired Americans Vice-President and Director of Medical Programs Dr. Joseph Boffa was elected to one of the six Alliance for Retired Americans Community Advocacy Network (CAN) Executive Board positions. Dr. Boffa is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Policy & Health Services Research at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine. The mission of the ARA… More

Passionate and Numerous Group of Teaching Assistants Honored

June 17, 2014 in Archives, School News, Uncategorized

The list of fourth-year DMD students volunteering as teaching assistants (TAs) continued to grow this year and the large group was honored at a luncheon on Monday, April 14, 2014. Students assisted in one or more of three classes: Pre-doctoral Endodontics, taught by Dr. Jason Zeim; Pre-doctoral Occlusion, taught by Dr. Mark Ferriero; and Pre-Clinical Removable Prosthodontics, taught by Dr. Ronni Schnell. TAs in Dr. Ferriero’s Pre-doctoral Occlusion course helped with supply distribution, attendance taking, and evaluation of the second-year… More

Centennial BU Night at the Pops

June 10, 2014 in Archives, School News, Uncategorized

On the evening of Saturday, May 17, 2014, members of the Boston University community gathered at Symphony Hall for the 100th annual BU Night at the Pops. Among them, Dean and Mrs. Jeffrey W. Hutter joined 50 graduates, family, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine for an evening of auditory enjoyment. Concert attendees were treated to a remarkable cello performance by BU College of Fine Arts student Nicholas Brown.  As a special treat,… More

Elective Externship Turns Ovalles into “A Whole Different Dentist”

March 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

“It blew me away.” That’s how Fransheska Ovalles DMD 13 sums up her mission to Guatemala with Dentistry for All in February 2013. Dentistry for All is a nonprofit led by Executive Director and GSDM alum Brad Krusky DMD 93. The organization’s vision is to help people in impoverished regions of the world maintain a better quality of life through better dental health. The organization serves the Philippines, Nicaragua, and Guatemala. This particular trip took Ovalles to Comitancillo (aka Comi)… More

Dr. Russell Giordano Appointed Associate Professor in Materials Science and Engineering at BU College of Engineering

January 22, 2013 in Archives, School News, Uncategorized

Dr. Russell Giordano II has been appointed Associate Professor in Materials Science and Engineering at the Boston University College of Engineering. He has been serving there as a participating faculty member since 2008 and this formal appointment to the faculty is testament to his outstanding research, commitment, and leadership. He has served on the Steering Committee for the College of Engineering Division of Materials Science and Engineering since its inception in 2008 and recently presented research conducted at the Henry… More

New Admissions Video

January 15, 2013 in Archives, Uncategorized

A new admissions video featuring Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine alumni is now available on the GSDM website.  As with the other admissions video segments, this alumni segment was designed to give potential applicants a sense of the excellent educational experience available at GSDM. Alumni from two group practices in Greater Boston shared their time and memories for the video.  Our thanks go to Sergio A. Guzman DMD 03, PERIO 01, MScD 02; Carolina Mujica DMD… More

Staff Forum Meetings Address Staff Development and More

January 15, 2013 in Archives, Uncategorized

The GSDM Staff Forum Board held meetings the week prior to Intersession at both 930 Commonwealth Avenue and 100 East Newton Street. Board members Barbara Pyke, Carina Pina, and Janet Huh led both meetings. The meeting at 930 Commonwealth Avenue on December 17, 2012, took the format of an open discussion. Staff asked questions regarding performance reviews, seniority, and flexibility in their schedules. On December 20, 2012, Grace Elson addressed staff at 100 East Newton Street to discuss the Staff… More

Honors and Festivities for GSDM Alumni, Faculty, and Friends at the 2012 ADA Annual Session

October 30, 2012 in Uncategorized

Alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) connected once again during the American Dental Association (ADA) Annual Session, this year held from October 18 to October 21, 2012, in San Francisco. During the ADA session, Dean and Mrs. Jeffrey W. Hutter hosted a GSDM reception on Friday, October 19, at the Four Seasons Hotel. Dean Hutter addressed the gathering of eighty-five: “I am so very pleased that so many… More

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