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Students Participate in White Coat Ceremony

July 15, 2016 in School News

On Saturday, July 9, 2016, a record number of friends and family members packed into Metcalf Hall in the BU Student Union at 4 p.m. to watch the members of the DMD Class of 2018 and AS Class of 2017 participate in the annual White Coat Ceremony, which marks the midway point of dental students’ education and celebrates their transition from the classroom to the patient treatment center. After all the 850 students and attendees had taken their seats in Metcalf... More

GSDM Well Represented at 2016 IADR General Session

July 15, 2016 in Uncategorized

Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) was well represented at the General Session of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), held in Seoul, South Korea, from June 22 to 25, 2016. This prestigious scientific meeting draws attendance from investigators worldwide and consists of four full days of workshops, symposia, oral and poster sessions, high profile keynote speakers, and an exhibition. Dr. Hesham Nouh, Clinical Assistant Professor and Course Director of Predoctoral Occlusion, presented an oral presentation... More

Dr. Astha Singhal Presents at Academy Health Annual Meeting

July 15, 2016 in Uncategorized

Dr. Astha Singhal presented her study, “Impact of Medicaid Expansion and Adult Dental Coverage on Access to Dental Care” at the annual Academy Health meeting, which took place from June 26-28, 2016 in Boston. The annual Academy Health meeting, which bills itself as the “premier forum for health services research,” brings together a wide variety of stakeholders leading the charge to transform delivery systems and health care. Dr. Singhal presented her study during the poster presentation with the theme, “Coverage Access and... More

AEGD and PGOE Alumni Attend Dinner and Continuing Education Lecture

July 15, 2016 in Uncategorized

Many Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) alumni attended the annual Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) and Postgraduate Operative and Esthetic Dentistry (PGOE) Dinner and Continuing Education Lecture at the Metcalf Trustee Ballroom in the Questrom School of Business on Thursday, June 16, 2016. "We were very pleased with the attendance. We have a very loyal alumni who are appreciative of what the program has done for them and the opportunities it has created for them. More

GSDM Lends a Hand at 2016 Father’s Family Fun Day

July 15, 2016 in School News

On Saturday, June 11, 2016, six members of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) community volunteered at the 2016 Father’s Family Fun Day, which took place at Harambee Park in Dorchester. The mission of Father’s Family Fun Day is to highlight the importance of fatherhood by attempting to identify, engage, and support fathers’ relationships with their children, as research shows that the positive involvement of a father in a child’s life has long-term benefits. The event is... More

Dr. Kady Rawal Hosts GSDM Students For AAWD Hold Summer Meeting

July 15, 2016 in School News

The Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) chapter of the American Association of Women Dentists (AAWD) held its second-annual summer meeting at the home of GSDM AAWD faculty advisor Dr. Kady Rawal. Dr. Rawal is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Restorative Sciences & Biomaterials. At the annual summer meeting, events, outreach, budget, and goals are discussed by the GSDM AAWD Executive Committee, and the minutes of the meeting are shared with the rest of... More

Dr. Claire Chang Accepts Group Practice Leader Position for Practice Six

July 8, 2016 in Uncategorized

On Friday, June 24, 2016, Dr. David Russell, Assistant Dean for Patient Care, Director of the Group Practice Experience and Team Leadership, and Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of General Dentistry, announced that Dr. Claire Chang, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Restorative Sciences & Biomaterials, had accepted the position of Group Practice Leader of Practice Six. “We wish Dr. Chang heartfelt good wishes as she starts her new role in the GPL Suite,” said Dr. Russell. “We look... More

GSDM Researchers Published in Clinical & Experimental Metastasis

July 8, 2016 in Uncategorized

Four Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) researchers published a paper titled, “Bone microenvironment-mediated resistance of cancer cells to bisphosphonates and impact on bone osteocytes/stem cells,” in Clinical & Experimental Metastasis in May. The paper was authored by Abeer Alasmari DSc 17; Shish-Chun Lin MSc 15; Dr. Serge Dibart, Professor and Chair of the Department of Periodontology; and Dr. Erdjan Salih, Associate Professor in the Department of Periodontology. In this paper, the researchers explored the interplay between... More

Study from GSDM Department of Molecular and Cell Biology Selected Paper of the Week by JBC

July 8, 2016 in Uncategorized

A recent study from the Center for Exocrine Disorders in the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) was highlighted in The Journal of Biological Chemistry (JBC) as the Journal’s paper of the week. The article was authored by Dr. Zsanett Jancso, Post-Doctoral Associate in the Department of Molecular & Cell Biology and Miklos Sahin-Toth, Professor in the Department of Molecular & Cell Biology and Director of the Center for Exocrine... More

Three OMFS faculty appointed to MSOMS Executive Leadership Positions

July 8, 2016 in Uncategorized

Three faculty members of Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery were elected to volunteer administrative positions in the Massachusetts Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (MSOMS). Dr. Richard D’Innocenzo, Clinical  Professor and Director of Pre-doctoral OMFS Education, was elected to president; Dr. Pushkar Mehra, Professor and Chair of the Department of OMFS, was elected to vice-president; and Dr. An-Louise Johnson, Clinical Instructor, was elected to the position of Treasurer. The MSOMS... More

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