GSDM Research Project Takes Nathan Ng to ADA in San Francisco

October 30, 2012 in Uncategorized

Nathan A. Ng DMD 14 represented Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine in the ADA/DENTSPLY Student Clinician Research Program at the 2012 ADA Annual Session in San Francisco on Saturday, October 20, 2012. Ng presented Coffee Consumption and Periodontal Disease in Men in the category Clinical Science/Public Health Research. Ng received the ADA/DENTSPLY Award for this poster at GSDM Science Day 2012. His mentors are Drs. Elizabeth Krall Kaye and Raul Garcia from the Department of Health… More

GSDM Students Promote Oral Health at Suffolk University Annual Health and Wellness Fair

October 30, 2012 in Uncategorized

On Thursday, September 27, four students from the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) and Oral Health Promotion Director Kathy Lituri volunteered at the Suffolk University Annual Health and Wellness Fair. Sukhijinder Kaur AS 14, Rishit Patel AS 13, Rob Seitz DMD 13, Muhammad Ali Shazib AS 14, and Ms. Lituri provided a wide range of oral health promotion, screenings, referrals, education, and activities to students. Suffolk University students are eligible for the Boston University Student… More

Large GSDM Group Brings Oral Healthcare to Mattapan Church

October 30, 2012 in Uncategorized

The Division of Community Health Programs (CHP) paired with the BU Chapter of the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) to provide oral health promotion on Saturday, September 29, 2012, at the Health Fair at the New Pentecostal Church in Mattapan. ASDA leaders Jenny Lorenzo and Fransheska Ovalles played an important role in organizing the event. “The volunteers showed exceptional enthusiasm, professionalism, and compassion in dealing with the attendees and their oral health concerns,” said CHP Director of Oral Health Promotion… More

Accreditation is Three Months Away!

July 23, 2012 in Archives, Uncategorized

A message from Dean Hutter: As I have previously shared with you, Accreditation is vitally important for our School. As such, since each member of our community plays a vital role in the process, I want to ensure that each and every member of our faculty, staff and student body understands the process and his or her role in it, and that is why we will feature a monthly Q & A column in Outlook This Week leading up to… More

OMFS Graduates Honored at Venezia

July 23, 2012 in Archives, Uncategorized

GSDM’s Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery hosted a graduation reception on Thursday, June 14, 2012. The reception honored graduates of the residency program who recently earned their Certificates of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS). The event, held at the Venezia Restaurant, in Boston, had approximately 70 people in attendance. The evening started with graduates, faculty, and staff mingling over cocktails, fruit, and cheese and crackers during a social hour before dinner. During dinner, Chair of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and… More

Student Research Group Holds Journal Club

July 23, 2012 in Archives, Uncategorized

Members of the Student Research Group (SRG) gathered for their inaugural meeting of the 2012-13 academic year on Wednesday, July 11, 2012, in G-301. Assistant Director of Pre-doctoral Research Afaf Hourani introduced the newly-elected SRG officers: President Europa Yang DMD 13, Vice-President Joshua Gilbert DMD 14, Secretary Ray English DMD 14, and Treasurer Insun Yoon DMD 13. Yoon was not in attendance, as she is away on externship until the fall. Yang welcomed everybody and thanked them for attending. This… More

CHP Addresses HIV-Related Oral Health

July 23, 2012 in Archives, Uncategorized

The GSDM Division of Community Health Programs (CHP) and students promoted oral health as it relates to HIV at the National HIV Testing Day/Health Fair event on Wednesday, June 27, 2012. The event took place at Greenwood Memorial United Methodist Church in Dorchester. “This is an excellent opportunity to participate in a community-based event, share your expertise as an oral health professional, and learn more about the oral health issues of people concerned about HIV,” said GSDM Oral Health Promotion… More

Josephine Verde DMD 13 Elected Representative of AAWD Board

July 23, 2012 in Archives, Uncategorized

Josephine Verde DMD 13, recipient of the Boston University Women’s Council Scholarship for the 2012–13 academic year and President of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) chapter of the American Association of Women Dentists (AAWD), has been elected senior student representative of the AAWD 2013 National board of directors. “Ms. Verde is an excellent example of the dedicated, hard-working, and community-service minded dental professionals that we encourage all of our students to become,” said Dean… More

Large Volunteer Turnout at 2012 Special Olympics Special Smiles

July 2, 2012 in Archives, Uncategorized

Students, staff, faculty, and alumni of Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) returned to Harvard University’s Athletic Complex on June 16, 2012, to volunteer for the Healthy Athletes® Special Smiles® initiative at the Special Olympics Massachusetts Summer Games. More than 150 people volunteered from area dental and hygiene schools, including those at Bristol Community College, Cape Code Community College, Forsyth, Harvard, Middlesex Community College, Mount Ida College, Mount Wachusett Community College, Tufts, Springfield Technical Community College,… More

SPH Metcalf Cup Winner Dr. Wayne LaMorte Speaks at Updates in Dental Medicine

July 2, 2012 in Archives, Uncategorized

On Monday, June 25, 2012, the Updates in Dental Medicine Conference was held in Hiebert Lounge. GSDM Professor and Chair of General Dentistry Dr. Judith Jones hosted the annual conference. GSDM faculty and Extramural Program preceptors were welcomed for an informative day. AS 14 and DMD 15 students were also in attendance. In his welcoming remarks, Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter said, “Today’s Conference marks another important step in our Faculty Development Program that is aimed at fulfilling strategic goal 8:… More

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