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Barkley L. Hendricks exhibition at Rose Art Museum

The Rose Art Museum presents the exhibition "My Mechanical Sketchbook"—Barkley L. Hendricks & Photography. Barkley L. Hendricks (1945-2017) was an American photographer and painter renowned for his conceptualist style and Black portraiture. According to the Jack Shainman Gallery: “Hendricks’ depictions of the Black figure exude attitude and style. The artist culled subjects for his hagiographic portraits from sartorially minded friends and acquaintances he encountered around the world, including travels to Jamaica, his hometown of Philadelphia, and Connecticut where he last lived and... More

SASDA hosts sock drive for Boston Healthcare for the Homeless

When Uma Meenakshinathan DMD 22 started her externship at the Boston Healthcare for the Homeless Program (BHCHP), she noticed that individuals were arriving after big winter storms with amputated toes and feet. “I met a gentleman who lost both his feet because of diabetes-related complications that started off from frostbite,” she said. “That was just devastating to me. They had a lack of socks or proper foot care, and that simple thing can just lead to such devastating consequences as losing... More

DMD AS student recognized for volunteer efforts during pandemic

By Shannon BroderickMarch 2nd, 2022in People, School News

In March 2020, as COVID-19 began to spread across the U.S., Daniel Ekoh DMD AS 23 had recently completed a master’s degree in public health.  Ekoh decided to put his experience in population health and epidemiology to work as a volunteer for the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Medical Reserve Corps (MRC), a force of dedicated volunteers who support the community in the event of a public health emergency.  The Commonwealth of Virginia recently recognized Ekoh for his work with the MRC during... More

GSDM celebrates Black History Month with virtual and in-person events

By Shannon BroderickMarch 2nd, 2022in School News

Boston University’s Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) celebrated Black History Month this year with a wide range of programming, from virtual film screenings to an in-person celebration with food and interactive games. “I gratefully celebrated Black History Month with the GSDM community, but I am equally grateful to celebrate Black future,” Dr. Larry Dunham, assistant dean for diversity, equity, inclusion, & belonging, said. “It is the energy and thoughtfulness of our multicultural community that heartens my global vision... More

Twenty-nine GSDM faculty and alumni elected into honorary dental organizations

By Shannon BroderickFebruary 1st, 2022in Alumni, Awards, School News

Twenty-nine members of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) community were inducted into the American College of Dentists (ACD) and the International College of Dentists (ICD) in 2021— a testament to the significant contributions that GSDM alumni and faculty have made to the dental profession.   “A person must be nominated by two current fellows for either of these honorary organizations and it truly is an honor to be considered for fellowship,” said Celeste Kong PROS 84... More

GSDM shines bright at 2022 Yankee Dental Congress

By Shannon BroderickFebruary 1st, 2022in Alumni, School News

Even an impending blizzard couldn’t stop members of Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine’s (GSDM) community from shining bright during this year’s Yankee Dental Congress, which was help in person from January 27-29 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.  Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, GSDM did not host an alumni reception, instead choosing to set up an alumni lounge on the exhibit hall floor where members of the community could stop by, mingle with classmates and... More

GSDM participates in ASDA’s Week of Service

By Shannon BroderickFebruary 1st, 2022in School News

During the third week of January, dental students across the country rolled up their sleeves and got to work serving their communities during the annual American Student Dental Association (ASDA) Week of Service. More than 40 members of the GSDM community participated in the event, which took place from Monday, January 17 to Friday, January 23, 2022.   ASDA’s Week of Service is an annual event that celebrates the organization’s commitment to community and service. This year’s theme was “Renewing our Reach,” and... More

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Tribal Chairwoman of the Wampanoag Tribe of Aquinnah gives lecture to GSDM community

By Shannon BroderickJanuary 4th, 2022

Cheryl Andrews-Maltais, the tribal chairwoman of the Wampanoag Tribe of Aquinnah, Mass., spoke to members of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) community about historical trauma shared in American Indian communities across the nation on Friday, November 19, 2021. The lecture, which was a hybrid event that took place in the 670 Auditorium and over Zoom, was organized by the Student National Dental Association (SNDA) as a way of celebrating American Indian Heritage Month, which is... More

GSDM Alumni Gather Throughout the U.S. this Autumn

By Shannon BroderickJanuary 4th, 2022

This autumn, members of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) community gathered across the country for a series of receptions, meetings, and dinners.   Below are some highlights from the events, which were attended by GSDM faculty, staff, students, residents, and alumni.    2021 Endodontic Alumni Association Fall Meeting    This year’s GSDM Endodontic Alumni Association Fall Meeting was an extra-special event; it marked the 50th annual fall meeting for the association.    The four-day meeting, held from October 20-23, kicked off with... More

DMD AS students raise funds with charity polo match

By Shannon BroderickDecember 1st, 2021in Community, School News

Over a cup of coffee one winter evening in 2020, Mohammed Baseer Ahmed, Nitin Joshi and Ravneet Kaur found themselves discussing ways to give back to the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM). The three students, all of whom are members of the Doctor of Dental Medicine Advanced Standing (DMD AS) Class of 2022, wanted to contribute to the larger GSDM community and its patients. “Almost all of us understand, have first or secondhand experience of what... More