Two GSDM Faculty Members Promoted to New Positions

June 24, 2016 in Uncategorized

Two GSDM faculty members— Dr. Eric Mandelbaum and Dr. Manuel Garcia —received academic promotions in their respective departments. Dr. Mandelbaum is in the Department of General Dentistry, and Dr. Garcia is in the Department of Restorative Sciences & Biomaterials. Dr. Eric Mandelbaum has been promoted from Clinical Instructor to Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of General Dentistry. Dr. Mandelbaum earned a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from GSDM in 1988 and subsequently joined the School’s faculty as a Clinical… More

Field Trip to GSDM – Round Two!

June 24, 2016 in Uncategorized

On June 15, 2016, a group of 101 third graders from Blackstone School in the South End learned about oral health and oral healthcare by student, faculty, and staff volunteers during the second of two annual field trips to GSDM. Coordinated by GSDM’s chapter of the Hispanic Student Dental Association (HSDA) and the Office of Global and Population Health—and staffed by 33 faculty, student and staff volunteers—the GSDM field trip allowed students to learn about oral health education through interactive… More

Field Trip to GSDM!

June 16, 2016 in Uncategorized

A group of 61 second graders from Orchard Gardens K-8 Pilot School in Roxbury learned about oral health and oral healthcare by student, faculty, and staff volunteers during an annual field trip to GSDM. Coordinated by GSDM’s chapter of the Student National Dental Association (SNDA) and the Office of Global and Population Health—and staffed by dozens of faculty, student and staff volunteers—the GSDM field trip allowed Orchard Gardens’ students to learn about oral health education through interactive games and activities… More

GSDM Gives Back at Special Smiles Event at 2016 Special Olympics!

June 16, 2016 in Uncategorized

On Saturday, June 4, 2016, students, faculty, and staff from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) participated in the Healthy Athletes® Special Smiles® initiative at the Special Olympics Massachusetts Summer Games at Harvard University’s Murr Center. More than 1,800 athletes from the Greater Boston area converged on Harvard University’s Athletic Complex to participate in athletic events such as Aquatics, Gymnastics, Power Lifting, Tennis, Track & Field, and Volleyball. Dentists and dental students were on hand at the… More

GSDM Volunteers Contribute 1011 Hours During 2016 Global Days of Service!

June 9, 2016 in Uncategorized

During 2016’s Global Days of Service (which wrapped up on May 31, 2016), 251 students, faculty, and staff from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) volunteered a total of 1011 hours at several different community service locations throughout Boston. Boston University’s Global Days of Service is an approximately one-month-long annual event that allows alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends from all areas of the Boston University network to give back to their local, national, and international… More

Dr. Robert Louis Ibsen, GSDM Alumni Board Member, Passes Away at 84

June 9, 2016 in Uncategorized

It is with great sadness that we announce that longstanding GSDM Dean’s Advisory Board Member Dr. Robert Louis Ibsen passed away on May 14, 2016, peacefully at his home surrounded by loved ones. Dr. Ibsen was a generous and committed supporter of GSDM and a thoroughly engaged volunteer for more than 30 years. He served on the GSDM Dean’s Advisory Board under Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter, and he also held the title of Clinical Lecturer in the Department of Operative… More

What does your saliva say about your health? – Ask Dr. Bing Liu

May 19, 2016 in Uncategorized

Editor’s note: this story is part one of a two-part series. Part two will be published in the June 2, 2016, edition of Outlook This Week. Since October, 2015, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) faculty member Dr. Bing Liu has been traveling to the Living Laboratory © section of the Museum of Science in Boston for three hours every Friday with a rotating three-person team of students from GSDM to get as many museum visitors as they… More

GSDM Teams up With Tufts and Harvard to Combat Opioid Crisis

April 26, 2016 in Community, School News, Uncategorized

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker announced at a press conference on Thursday, February 11, 2016, that Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) will be working with Harvard University School of Dental Medicine and Tufts University School of Dental Medicine—in coordination with the Massachusetts Dental Society—to implement a first-in-the-nation set of dental education core competencies to prevent and manage prescription drug misuse and abuse. Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter stood behind the governor in support with Dean Bruce Donoff… More

GSDM Welcomes Three New Alumni Association Board Members

April 14, 2016 in Uncategorized

In the fall of 2015, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) welcomed three new members to its Alumni Association Board: Dr. Gigi Meinecke, Dr. Loubna Chehab Pla, and Dr. Sepideh Novid. “Dr. Meinecke, Dr. Pla, and Dr. Novid are all stellar examples of the high-caliber of dental professionals that GSDM is proud to have in its alumni community,” said Dr. Bing Liu, President of the GSDM Alumni Association and Board and Clinical Associate Professor in the… More

GSDM Moves up Six Positions in 2016 QS World University Rankings by Subject

April 5, 2016 in Uncategorized

British-based company Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) released its second annual World University Rankings by Subject for Dentistry on March 22, 2016. In these new rankings, the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) placed 24th globally and eighth in the United States. In the first ever QS World University Rankings by Subject for dentistry, which were released in April 2015, GSDM placed 30th globally and eighth nationally. The 2016 rankings placed GSDM six positions ahead of the 2015 global ranking… More

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