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GSDM Welcomes Dr. Jasmine Jenkins

November 29, 2016 in Archives, School News

Dr. Jasmine Jenkins AEGD 16, has joined the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) as a Clinical Associate. Dr. Jenkins is a California native and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology from UCLA. Dr. Jenkins then moved to New England where she received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2015. She completed the Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program in 2016 at GSDM, where she... More

Dr. Kukuruzinska Co-Chairs Session at the International Conference on Cancer Research and Targeted Therapy

November 29, 2016 in Archives, Research

On October 22, 2016, Dr. Maria Kukuruzinska represented the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) at the International Conference on Cancer Research and Targeted Therapy in Baltimore, Maryland. She co-chaired the Cancer Metastasis section with Dr. Gunnar Boysen, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and gave a talk entitled "Targeting the Wnt/beta-catenin-N-glycosylation Axis in Head and Neck Cancer.” The conference covered a wide range of topics in cancer including etiology, epidemiology, metabolic reprogramming and environmental altered cellular metabolism, cancer... More

Dr. Cassis & AEGD Alumni Catch Up Overseas

November 29, 2016 in Alumni, Archives

Dr. John Cassis PROS 86 DMD 88, was invited to speak at the International Dental Meeting for the Lebanese Dental Association Beirut held on October 13, 2016, in Beirut, Lebanon. Dr. Cassis, Clinical Professor in the Department of Restorative Sciences & Biomaterials, Director of the Dental Health Center at 100 E. Newton Street and Post-Graduate Operative & Esthetic Dentistry and AEGD programs, lectured on ceramics and esthetics. The theme at this year’s meeting was “Aiming for Excellence.” Over a three-day period, More

Etiology and Pathogenesis of Oral Cancer ARC Hosts Annual Symposium

November 29, 2016 in Archives, Research

By Jason Stevens On October 24, 2016, the Etiology and Pathology of Oral Cancer (EPOC) Affinity Research Collaborative (ARC) hosted its annual symposium. Six cancer researchers and clinicians presented on their current work and future opportunities to an audience of researchers, clinicians, residents and students. The Symposium opened with remarks from Dr. Maria Kukuruzinska, Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Molecular & Cell Biology at the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) and co-Director of the EPOC ARC. Dr. More

GSDM Welcomes Moaz Zanbarakji

November 15, 2016 in Archives, School News

Moaz Zanbarakji joins the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) as a Research Dental Assistant in the Office of Global and Population Health. He began on August 15, 2016. Prior to coming to GSDM, Zanbarakji worked in a private dental practice in Waltham, Massachusetts. There, he was responsible for taking digital and traditional impressions, pouring models, making retainers, and fabricating temporary crowns and bridges. He received his B.S. in Dental Surgery from the International University for Science and Technology... More

GSDM to Participate in Give Kids a Smile Day

November 15, 2016 in Archives, School News

On Saturday, November 19, 2016 the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) will be participating in the 15th Annual Give Kids a Smile Day, a nation-wide program sponsored by the American Dental Association (ADA), Henry Schein, Procter & Gamble, and DEXIS. In a collaborative effort with the Massachusetts Dental Society/Metropolitan District, Mt. Ida College Dental Hygiene Program, and GSDM, nearly 60 children and their families will receive screenings and treatment in the GSDM Patient Treatment Center. Approximately 11 pediatric... More

Kelsey Wilcox Gives 2nd Grand Rounds Presentation

November 15, 2016 in Archives, School News

On Wednesday, November 9, 2016 Kelsey Wilcox DMD 17 delivered the second presentation in the 2016-2017 series of pre-doctoral Grand Rounds presentations to an audience of faculty and students at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM). Nearly 100 faculty, students, staff, family, and friends were in attendance for Wilcox’s presentation, which was—like all pre-doctoral Grand Rounds presentations—about a treatment plan she devised for an extraordinary patient at her 10-week Externship rotation site located at the Geiger-Gibson Community... More

Dr. Khiem Pham-Nguyen Promoted to Clinical Assistant Professor

November 8, 2016 in Archives, School News

Dr. Khiem Pham-Nguyen DMD 03, ORTHO 08 has been promoted from Clinical Instructor to Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics at the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM). He has been a full-time member of the faculty at GSDM since 2009. Dr. Pham-Nguyen has completed all of his dental education at GSDM, receiving his DMD in 2003, CAGS in AEGD in 2004, and his CAGS and MSD in Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics in 2008. More

The Halloween Costume Contest Winner Is…

November 8, 2016 in Archives, School News

Ramneek Batth! Ramneek’s Maleficent costume showed close attention to detail and her dedication to the holiday. Thank you to all our participants, and please enjoy some of the other notable entries. 2016 1st Annual GSDM Halloween Costume Contest

Oral and Maxillofacial Department Featured in BU Today, New Video Project

November 8, 2016 in Archives, Community

The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM), is finding itself in the spotlight, thanks in large part to Department Chair Dr. Pushkar Mehra DMD 95 MAXO 99, and some life-altering surgical procedures. The treatment of three patients has been featured in BU Today, and will be in a video series developed by the GSDM Office of Communications. In BU Today, Dr. Mehra and his team performed a cutting-edge TMJ surgery that... More

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