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Meetings and Events

BCG LogoThe Boston Collaborative Group (BCG) has the following meetings and events scheduled. All BCG meetings will be held at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine and will start at 6:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. For more information or to register, please click the event below or contact staff liaison Lisa Davis at (800) 342-8747, ext 207.

  • Thursday, May 21, 2015
  • Friday, June 12, 2015 - MDS Annual Session





Vision and Mission of the BCG

Vision Statement: To increase representation of the diverse local community of dental professionals in Boston.

Mission Statement: To encourage and expand involvement and increase representation in organized dentistry through a committed engagement to relevant educational programs, community service events, and collegial networking.




Noteworthy News

Boston dentists are proud to have a positive presence in their community! Questions or comments concerning the Boston Collaborative Group can be directed to the Chair or staff liaison Lisa Davis.

  • Each holiday season, Boston Collaborative Group members volunteer in the dining room cooking, serving, and cleaning up meals for the guests at Rosie's Place, a sanctuary for poor and homeless women located in Boston's South End neighborhood.
 Rosie's Place 2015
  • For the past two years, the Boston Collaborative Group has hosted an annual jazz social event for dentists who work and/or live in Boston to network and relax after work.
  • In June 2013, member dentists from Boston volunteered their time to provide oral health and cancer screenings for children and adults at the 7NBC/CW56/Boston Medical Center Health and Fitness Expo at the Hynes Convention Center, an event that attracted more than 10,000 members of the public.
  • Boston members helped build homes for deserving families in Boston with Habitat for Humanity in Spring 2012. Articles about this event were published in the Fenway Health newsletter and on Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine's website.
  • Since 2012, the Boston Collaborative Group has participated in the Back to School Jams in Jamaica Plain, Brookline, and Mission Hill each summer. Dentists and students from Boston screen children for dental disease and promote oral health by distributing toothbrushes and floss. The Jams are sponsored by Representative Jeffrey Sanchez's office.


Back to School Jams 2013

Dr. Frank Schiano (far right) with Representative Jeffrey Sanchez and student volunteers
from the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine at the Back to School Jams in 2013.



Executive Committee Members

Contact the members below or the MDS staff liaison Lisa Davis.


Joseph Guarino
Joseph Guarino, DMD
3 Richwood St
West Roxbury, MA 02132-2521
(617) 327-4444


MDS Guest Board Member


Romesh Priyanthan Nalliah, DDS
188 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 432-2373


Vice Chair

Zachary Peacock, DMD, MD
55 Fruit St
Warren 1201
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 726-2740


Meredith Bailey, DMD



Thomas Hawley, DMD
66 Winter St
Norwood, MA 02062-3333
(781) 769-4473

Assistant Treasurer

Nithya Chickmagalur, DMD

Trustee Liaison

N. Peter Hjorth, DMD
6 Essex Center Dr #210
Peabody, MA 01960
(978) 531-3010


Committee Members

Mindy Gil, DMD 


Omar L. Ghoneim, DDS
41 Bournedale Rd #2
Boston, MA 02130
(773) 308-3787


Frederick O. Hains, DDS
44 Adams St 
Braintree, MA 02184-1936 
(781) 848-0292


 Matthew Horan, DMD
Codman Square Health Center
637 Washington St, 2nd Fl
Dorchester, MA 02124
(617) 822-8142


Suneel Kandru, DDS
1353 Dorchester Ave
Dorchester, MA 02122


Aidee Herman, DMD
128 A Tremont St Flr 2
Boston, MA 02108
(617) 423-0505

Justine Kelley, DMD


David M. Kim, DDS
188 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02115-5819
(617) 423-1472


Zuzana Mendez, DMD
636 Columbia Rd
Dorchester, MA 02125
(617) 825-9839


Alexander Moheban, DMD
63 Great Rd #105
Maynard, MA 01754
(978) 298-5281


Mina Paul, DMD
Greater Roslindale Medical & Dental Center
4199 Washington St
Roslindale, MA 02131
(617) 323-4440

 Andrea Richman, DMD
18 Westford Rd
PO Box 576
Carlisle, MA 01741
(978) 369-7967


Jan Rozen, DDS


Neelam Shah, DMD


Mo Taheri, DMD
50 Staniford St 5th Fl
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 523-5451


Student Representatives

Sana Banday - BUGSDM
Rushil Dang - BUGSDM
Mehedia Haque - HSDM
Neil Patel - TUSDM