GSDM Hosts Students And Faculty From Three Chinese Dental Schools

November 12th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) hosted students and faculty from three Schools of Stomatology in China this summer, during three separate 14-day visits. The visits were part of an ongoing Global Externship Exchange with three Chinese institutions that began in October 2013. The exchange allows fourth-year DMD students to spend... More

Dec. 9 BUMC Provost Guest Lecture

November 5th, 2015 in Featured.

Extending a Hand: Dr. Salman Zarka on the humanitarian treatment of Syrian casualties in Israel Salman Zarka, MD, MPH, Director General of Ziv Medical Center, Safed, Israel Students, faculty and staff are invited to the BUMC Provost Guest Lecture on Dec. 9. Prior to his position at Ziv Medical Center, Dr. Zarka served as a Colonel in... More

An Extraordinary Concert

October 22nd, 2015 in Featured.

On Friday, Oct. 16, the BUMC Arts Lab, BUSM Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity, and the BMC Neurology Department hosted, “An Extraordinary Concert” – a creative collaboration between neurology patients and BUMC musicians. The concert is an opportunity for patients who have been successfully treated by the Department of Neurology to thank their care... More

BUMC Influenza (Flu) Vaccination Clinic Nov. 2

October 22nd, 2015 in Announcements, Featured.

The Occupational Health Center will be offering an additional influenza (flu) vaccination clinic for those who were unable to attend the previously scheduled clinics. The vaccine is available at no cost to BUMC employees. We encourage you to protect yourselves and those around you during this flu season. For information regarding the 2015-2016 flu vaccine please... More

Oct. 29 Symposium: Ebola, The Disease and Immune Privilege

October 21st, 2015 in Featured.

Medical Campus students, faculty and staff are invited to the “Ebola, The Disease, and Immune Privilege” symposium. Thursday, Oct. 29 1-6 p.m. BUSM Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge The Symposium will feature guest speaker Ian Crozier, MD, an infectious disease specialist who while helping to fight against the Ebola outbreak in Kenema, Sierra Leone in August 2014, contracted the disease... More

Rocking with the BU Medical Campus Band

October 20th, 2015 in Featured.

Ensemble fuses genres, fuels camaraderie In the video above, members of the BU Medical Campus Band perform and talk about the rewards of making music together. Photo by Esther Ro (COM'15) As everyone knows, getting into medical and dental school is fiercely competitive. And for those choosing academic medicine, that M.D. tacked to their name promises admission... More

Poverty Expert Sheldon Danziger to Give 2015 Bicknell Lecture

October 20th, 2015 in Featured.

Economic inequality, not government programs, cause of stagnant poverty rate A generation ago, in a now-famous speech to Congress, President Ronald Reagan pronounced antipoverty programs an abject failure. “The government fought a War on Poverty, and poverty won,” he said. Critics of the War on Poverty (legislation first proposed by Lyndon Johnson in his 1964 State of the... More

BU Awarded $23.4 Million NIH Grant

October 7th, 2015 in Featured, Research.

For turning discoveries into treatments, diagnostics, improved health BU’s Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) has been awarded a $23.4 million, four-year National Institutes of Health (NIH) renewal grant to train and support scientists across both campuses in conducting cutting-edge clinical research and turning their discoveries into treatments, diagnostics, and improved public health. CTSI is part of... More

BUMC Influenza (Flu) Vaccine Clinics Oct. 13, 15

October 6th, 2015 in Announcements, Featured.

The Occupational Health Center will be offering influenza vaccine at no cost to BUMC employees. We encourage you to get the vaccine during one of the scheduled clinics to not only protect yourself, but also your colleagues and your family. For information regarding the 2015-2016 flu vaccine please refer to the Occupational Health Center's website... More

GSDM Students and Faculty Volunteer at Local Book Fair

October 5th, 2015 in Featured.

Five members of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) community—three 4-year DMD students, one two-year Advanced Standing DMD student, and a faculty member—volunteered at the 29th Annual Charles C. Yancey Book Fair on July 25 at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center on Tremont Street. The Book Fair, which offered... More