Admissions: Contact Information

Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM)
635 Albany Street, G-146A
Boston, MA 02118 USA

Phone: 617-358-6827

GSDM Admissions Email:
DMD Admissions Email:
DMD Advanced Standing Admissions Email:
Postdoctoral Admissions Email:

Catherine Sarkis 
Ad Interim Assistant Dean of Admissions
Clinical Associate Professor of Health Policy & Health Service Research

John Flanagan
Postdoctoral Admissions Manager

Larry Dunham
Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Belonging
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of General Dentistry

Toby Kahan
Assistant Director of Admissions

Linda Reed
Director of Admissions

Joshua Swanson
Predoctoral Admissions Manager


Boston University conducts a holistic application review and will be flexible in consideration of COVID-19 related limitations: see the GSDM Admissions COVID-19 Statement to Applicants.


  • DMD and DMD Advanced Standing admissions interviews will be conducted remotely via Zoom during the 2021-2022 cycle.
  • Postdoctoral program interview arrangements are managed by the relevant program department; department administrators will provide information when contacting selected applicants.

Visitor Policy

Please contact GSDM Admissions by email or phone.

Visits are restricted, in accordance with the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Visitor Policy and subsequent updates.