GSDM Students Explore Career Options at Sixth Annual Career Fair

March 17, 2016 in School News, Uncategorized

Approximately 150 students and residents from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) attended the sixth annual GSDM Career Fair in Hiebert Lounge on the evening of Thursday, March 3, 2016.  The annual career fair is organized by Student Affairs and the Career Resources Center. The 2016 GSDM Career Fair was the largest one to date with 27 organizations  in attendance. While the Career Fair is well attended by fourth-year DMD students and second-year AS students looking… More

Dentistry Added to QS World University Rankings by Subject – GSDM Places 8th in Country

March 1, 2016 in Awards, School News, Uncategorized

In May, 2015, the British-based company Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) added dentistry to its World University Rankings by Subject, marking the first time that a reputable ranking of world dental schools has been produced. In these first ever rankings, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) placed eighth of 62 dental schools in the United States and 30th in the world. The QS World University Rankings by Subject ranks universities around the world in 36 fields. The rankings,… More

GSDM ADSO Volunteers at Vietnamese New Year Festival

March 1, 2016 in School News, Uncategorized

On Sunday, January 31, 2016, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) students volunteered at the 2016 Tet in Boston event, an annual Vietnamese New Year festival organized by the Vietnamese-American Community of Massachusetts and New England Intercollegiate Vietnamese Student Association. GSDM’s Asian Dental Student Organization (ADSO) has participated in Tet in Boston for more than a decade. “Tet” is short for “Tet Nguyen Dan” which means “Feast of the First Morning of the First Day.” It… More

Dr. David Dano Appointed U.S. Regional Director of the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity

February 22, 2016 in Uncategorized

On Monday, December 28, 2015, at a ceremony during the 2015 Alpha Omega International Convention, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) faculty member Dr. David Dano was formally inducted to the position of U.S. Regional Director of the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity (AO). Dr. Dano is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of General Dentistry and a Group Practice Leader for Group Practice Number 6 of the Pre-doctoral Patient Treatment Center. Dr. Dano also… More

GSDM Faculty Participates in Faculty Development Program

February 22, 2016 in Uncategorized

Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) faculty members participated in two day-long Faculty Development Programs on Monday, December 21 and Tuesday, December 22, 2015. The theme for these two programs was “Critical Thinking Strategies for Health Professional Education.” While both programs had the same general theme, the program on Monday, December 21 was specifically designed for all faculty, while the program on Tuesday, December 22 was specifically designed for Course Directors and Program Directors. GSDM faculty… More

Dr. Uday Reebye Accepts Appointment to Dean’s Advisory Board

January 27, 2016 in Alumni, Uncategorized

Dr. David Lustbader, Chair of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Dean’s Advisory Board and Clinical Instructor in the GSDM Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, enthusiastically announced last week that Dr. Uday Reebye DMD 98 has agreed to serve on the GSDM Dean’s Advisory Board.  After receiving a DMD from GSDM in 1998, Dr. Reebye went on to complete a medical degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His surgical training includes an… More

GSDM ADSO Volunteers at Wang YMCA Holiday Party

January 27, 2016 in Community, Uncategorized

On Sunday, December 6, 2015, nine members of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Asian Dental Student Organization (ADSO) volunteered at the 2015 Wang YMCA Holiday Party, which took place at the Wang YMCA in Chinatown. The GSDM volunteers were organized by the GSDM ADSO in collaboration with GSDM’s Office of Global and Population Health (GPH). They were joined by Clinical Instructor in the Department of Health Policy & Health Services Research and Oral Health… More

GSDM Welcomes Director of Israeli Medical Center for Guest Lecture

January 20, 2016 in School News, Uncategorized

On Wednesday, December 9, 2015, the Boston University Medical Campus (BUMC) and the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) welcomed Director General of Ziv Medical Center in Safed, Israel—Dr. Salman Zarka—to campus for a special guest lecture in the Hiebert Lounge about the Center’s role in the humanitarian treatment of Syrians suffering from severe wounds sustained during the country’s civil war. Dr. Zarka’s lecture took place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and was attended by… More

DMD 16 Student Travels to Northernmost Point in America to Provide Dental Care

January 20, 2016 in School News, Uncategorized

For nearly two weeks in the middle of August 2015, DMD 16 student Matt Mara was in 30 degree weather in two isolated towns surrounded by tundra at the tip of Alaska. Mara was in Alaska participating in the Indian Health Service’s (IHS) Dental Externship Program, which allows fourth-year dental students from across the country to gain valuable clinical skills by providing oral health care to vulnerable indigenous populations at one of 29 sites in the United States. Mara served… More

GSDM DSc Student Presents at 2015 American Academy of Periodontology Annual Meeting

January 20, 2016 in Research, School News, Uncategorized

On Sunday, November 15, 2015, Dr. Lena Elbadawi, a current DSc student in GSDM’s Department of Restorative Sciences & Biomaterials, presented a poster of her project titled, “Factors affecting regeneration of bone defects: an animal study,” at the 2015 American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) Annual Meeting. The 2015 AAP Annual Meeting took place from November 14-17 in Orlando, Florida. At the meeting, Periodontists from around the globe came together for lectures, presentations, workshops and other events geared toward professional development,… More

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