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

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

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