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Groundbreaking for “New” Goldman School of Dental Medicine

As seen in BU Today Story by Sara Rimer. Photo by Jake Belcher. Under a wind-whipped tent on an unseasonably cold April 5, Jeffrey W. Hutter, dean of the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, hosted a celebratory rite of spring he’d first envisioned nine years ago: the groundbreaking ceremony for his school’s three-year, $112 million renovation and expansion. The idea for the major expansion—and cutting-edge modernization—of the school’s seven-story building at 100 East Newton Street grew out of the strategic planning that began in... More

GSDM Showcases Research at AADR Annual Meeting

April 17th, 2018

The Annual Meeting & Exhibition of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) and the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research was held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, from March 21-24, 2018. Dozens of faculty, students, residents, and staff from the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) presented at and attended this prestigious conference. The meeting attracts thousands of researchers for four days of workshops, keynote speakers, oral and poster sessions, symposia, and an exhibition. GSDM students, More

GSDM Students Attend ADA Dentist and Student Lobby Day

April 17th, 2018

Members of the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) Chapter at the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) recently attended the ADA Dentist and Student Lobby Day in Washington D.C. Over the course of three days from April 8 – 10, 2018, dental professionals and dental students from around the country attended hundreds of meetings on Capitol Hill with legislators and their staffs to advocate for oral health-related issues. There were five issues on the docket this year for students... More

GSDM Holds Annual Impressions Day

April 17th, 2018

On Saturday, March 24, 2018, nearly 44 participants from 11 colleges and universities throughout the northeast took part in the sixth annual Impressions Day at the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM). This event, organized by the Student National Dental Association (SNDA), is an event for pre-dental students by current dental students. This annual event aims to educate pre-dental students interested in dentistry about the dental school application process, what makes one a strong applicant, and about what life... More

Jaehyuk Choi Delivers Final Grand Rounds Presentation of the Year

April 17th, 2018

On Tuesday, April 3, 2018, Jaehyuk Choi DMD 18 presented the final Grand Rounds case of the year on his externship experience in Port Charlotte, Florida. Dr. Carl McManama moderated the session, which was also attended by Dr. Celeste Kong, Professor and Chair, Department of General Dentistry. While on externship at the Family Health Centers of Southwest Florida, Mr. Choi encountered a 69-year-old female patient complaining of multiple broken fillings and a missing crown. The patient had good oral hygiene, but... More

#BUGivingDay Wednesday April 11, 2018

April 10th, 2018in Alumni, Archives

Giving Day 2018 is TOMORROW, and we are counting on support from faculty and staff, as well as our alumni during this 24-hour period. Participation counts, and last year we were in the top five of all 17 schools and colleges at the University. This year your dollars go even further, as Gentle Dental will be the matching donor thanks to Mr. Geoff Ligibel, Gentle Dental CEO and GSDM Dean's Advisory Board member. Your donations help support our scholarship funds, send students across... More

Science Day 2018 Awards Luncheon

April 10th, 2018in Archives, Research

The 2018 Science Day Awards Luncheon took place on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, to honor the winners of the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine’s (GSDM) annual Science Day, which was held on Thursday, March 15, 2018. GSDM Science Day is a research celebration that features a keynote address, as well as poster and oral presentations by faculty/students/residents/fellows/candidates in the DMD, DMD AS, MSD, PhD, DScD, and Advanced Specialty Education Programs. The judges were tasked with evaluating 28 posters... More

Dr. Borrelli Publishes Study on Precision Medicine Approach to Treat Smokers

April 10th, 2018in Archives, Research

Dr. Belinda Borrelli, Professor in Health Policy & Health Services Research at Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM), recently published a study on smoker subtypes in one of the top journals in psychology, Health Psychology. The paper, “The Identification of Three Different Types of Smokers Who Are Not Motivated to Quit: Results From a Latent Class Analysis,” investigated whether there are distinct subtypes of smokers who are not motivated to quit smoking, which could inform targeted treatment.  The... More

Dental Assisting Training Program Honors Graduates

April 10th, 2018in Archives, School News

The Continuing Education (CE) Department at the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) honored its Dental Assisting Training Program graduates at a ceremony held on Thursday, March 15, 2018. The Dental Assisting program is designed to prepare participants to become functioning and knowledgeable members of a dental team. Participants were prepared for and provided with the opportunity to become certified in CPR, Radiology, and the Radiation Health and Safety (RHS) and Infection Control (ICE) exams. Our students got to... More

Erica Stocks Named to NASPA – Massachusetts

April 10th, 2018in Archives, Awards

Mrs. Erica Stocks, Associate Director, Student Affairs at the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) was recently named a Member At-Large to the Massachusetts State Board of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. Erica has been at GSDM in the department of student affairs for ten years and was recently honored for her dedicated service at the Boston University Service Recognition Luncheon. NASPA is the leading association for the advancement, More