AEGD and PGOE Residents Honored at Graduation Reception

July 2, 2012 in Archives, Uncategorized

Clinical Professor and Director of the Dental Health Center and Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program Dr. John Ictech-Cassis hosted a graduation reception in honor of the 2012 graduates of the Advanced Specialty Education Program in General Dentistry (AEGD) and Post Graduate Operative and Esthetic Program (PGOE). The event was held at the Student Village on Friday, June 22, 2012. Professor and Chair of the Department of Restorative Sciences & Biomaterials Dr. Dan Nathanson also hosted the evening, but was… More

Alumni of All Ages Turn Out for Reception

February 7, 2012 in Archives, Uncategorized

On January 27, alumni, faculty, staff, and students came together at the annual alumni reception held during Yankee Dental Congress 2012, at the Seaport World Trade Center. The reception is an annual, informal event that provides an opportunity for members of the GSDM community to reconnect. “This year we had another large turnout at the Yankee Dental Congress Alumni Reception,” said Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter. “Kathy and I were delighted to see so many familiar faces and also to have… More

Orientation Gets Underway

August 16, 2011 in Archives, Uncategorized

New DMD and Advanced Standing (AS) students began their first day of school at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) on August 1. Students spent the week meeting and listening to presentations by key GSDM faculty and staff. ”The Office of Admissions strives to identify, select, and recruit students who will excel academically, be engaged in the life of our school, enhance the diversity of our school community, and contribute substantially to our society by caring… More

Rhett Brings a New Twist to Annual Ice Cream Social

August 16, 2011 in Archives, Uncategorized

It would not be the first day of GSDM orientation without the School’s well-loved Ice Cream Social. And for the first time this year, BU’s mascot Rhett joined the fun, with as many students lined up to greet him as were in line for ice cream. Alums Craig Allen and Nicole Paquette-Allen, both DMD 95, were not in attendance but funded the event as they have generously done for five consecutive years. But it was not all ice cream eating… More

Dean and Mrs. Hutter Open Their Home to New Students

August 16, 2011 in Archives, Uncategorized

For the second year, Dean and Mrs. Jeffrey Hutter welcomed new predoctoral students to their Newton, Massachusetts home with a series of receptions during orientation week. Six small groups of students over three days boarded a shuttle bus at the School headed to the Hutters’ home. Groups were again assigned names honoring BU and GSDM people and places, including the Goldman, Frankl, Hutter, terrier, South End, and Fenway groups. “Kathy and I are so pleased that these Welcome Receptions have… More

Students Take the Oath of the Classes at Professional Ceremony

August 16, 2011 in Archives, Uncategorized

New predoctoral students marked the end of orientation August 5 at the Professional Ceremony held at 670 Albany Street, where students recited the Oath of the Classes. This was the largest group of family and friends to ever attend GSDM’s Professional Ceremony. The event was joyous, with people cheering when their family members and future-dentists crossed the stage to accept their pins. Dean Hutter welcomed students and introduced the faculty who would give students their pins: Dr. Janet Peters, Associate… More

Yum! GSDM Indulges in Sweet Treats

July 6, 2011 in Archives, Uncategorized

The Ice Cream Social was held on a beautiful sunny Wednesday afternoon at GSDM. Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter hosted students, staff, and faculty as they made their own sundaes and congregated in groups on the benches outside the Dental School. “What a great day for ice cream!” said Dean Hutter. “Everyone at the School is very deserving of this tasty treat, but I’m especially proud of our students who just wrapped up a strenuous schedule of exams.” Dean Hutter also… More

Kids Keeping Oral Health in Mind from Early Age

December 13, 2010 in Uncategorized

The Boston Children’s Museum, in partnership with the Boston Public Schools (BPS), recently held another one of their year-round School Readiness Events, tying in with their Countdown to Kindergarten initiative. This event took place at the Haynes Early Education Center in Roxbury. Countdown to Kindergarten is a year-long process that helps parents register their child for kindergarten at BPS, and includes connecting parents with resources that help children thrive in school. Each year CHP and Boston University Henry M. Goldman… More

HSDA Students Learn How to ‘Celebrate the Past and Change the Future’

November 8, 2010 in Uncategorized

Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) students Jamily Pedro DMD 11 and Jessica Leonetti DMD 11 attended the Hispanic Dental Association Annual Meeting and Symposium held at the historic Palmer House Hotel in Chicago from October 28 to 31. This year’s annual meeting was also a celebration of the Association’s 20-year anniversary, and as a result the theme of the meeting was, "Celebrating the Past and Changing the Future." Pedro and Leonetti were selected to represent… More

ADA Meeting in Orlando Draws in GSDM Alumni

November 2, 2010 in Uncategorized

Many members of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine community attended the 2010 American Dental Association (ADA) Annual Session, held October 9-12 in Orlando, Florida. During the Session Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter and his wife Kathy hosted a reception for alumni and guests at the Peabody Orlando. Fifty-five alums gathered at the reception to reconnect with one another and with the various representatives of the School that were there. In addition to hosts Dean and Mrs…. More