Lessons on Protecting Patient Data

March 3rd, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Leaders at Boston University and Boston Medical Center have collaborated to produce a new guide to protect patient data. The full article, by Thomas J. Moore, MD; Quinn R. Shamblin, CISM, CISSP, PMP, GIAC GCFA; Sumit Sehgal, CISSP, CISA; Robert Sprinkle, MS; Stanley M. Hochberg, MD; and Ravin Davidoff,MBBCh; can be found at Data... More

March 5 Cathy Shine Lecture: Do Government Agencies Protect Patients?

March 3rd, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Failures in regulation and information dissemination by the FDA and medical licensing boards Is there a role for regulatory agencies in creating an environment to improve the health of patients? Dr. Wolfe presents the case that, yes, some agencies have a role, but have dangerously failed to perform it adequately. A prime example is the FDA, More

GSDM Alumni Reunite in Dubai

February 26th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

In early February more than 80 alumni, faculty, and friends of Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) gathered at The Address Dubai Mall in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, for an evening of reunion. The alumni reception and dinner was hosted by Dean and Mrs. Jeffrey W. Hutter with Dr. Thomas Kilgore, Professor... More

Legacy of Sexual Violence in the Congo is Focus of Two-day Event, Feb. 27-28

February 26th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) — first thought to be the bitter residue of wars that wracked the country for most of the past two decades — has spread into an epidemic of sexual abuse of children, gang rape, forced incest and other horrific crimes. In conflict-torn areas of the eastern... More

Submit Grant Proposals for Fall BU Arts Initiative Project by March 18

February 24th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

To encourage the continued development of an intellectual community around the arts at BU and enhance the student-life experience, the BU Arts Initiative offers grants to faculty, students and staff for projects that directly engage students in the arts. A BU Arts Council committee will review all proposals. The deadline for Fall 2014 project proposals... More

Learn All About Renting in Boston, Feb. 27

February 19th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

BUMC students: Do you have questions about renting an apartment? Join BUMC Housing Resources Manager Barbara Attianese and Steve Handler from Beacon Realty Properties as they provide an overview on how to rent an apartment and information on housing resources. All About Renting in Boston Thursday, Feb. 27 Noon-1:30 p.m., L-112 or 5:30-7 p.m., Keefer Auditorium Steve has worked in... More

GSDM Students Share Unique China Externship Experiences

February 18th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) DMD ‘14 students Alena Mehtani, Erica Weinberg, Erik Harriman, and Grant Murray presented to  to a packed classroom about  their two-week international externship to two world-renowned institutions for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) located in China. The October 2013 trip commenced an expansion of GSDM’s Global... More

Life and Times as a Physician According to Former U.S. Health & Human Services Secretary

February 12th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Louis Sullivan, MD, BUSM Class of 1958, knows what it means to “break ground,” the title of his recently published autobiography. His journey took many twists and turns beginning as an African-American growing up in segregated Georgia, coming north for medical school in predominantly white Boston, becoming chief of hematology on the Medical Campus, serving... More

GSDM’s Helmerhorst Delivers Keynote Address at AADR Boston Meeting

February 10th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular & Cell Biology Dr. Eva Helmerhorst delivered the keynote lecture at the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) Boston Section Semiannual meeting in December, on the BU Medical Campus. Boston Section President and Associate Professor in the Department of... More

Meeting the Needs of America’s Heroes: A Lifetime and Community Obligation

February 10th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

"Meeting the Needs of America's Heroes: A Lifetime and Community Obligation" Jonathan Woodson, MD Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, Department of Defense, United States Government Dr. Woodson will discuss the major medical advances that have led to the highest survivability from warfare in history. He will also offer insight into the nation's long term-obligations... More