2017 Most Valuable Person Award Nominations

It’s time to nominate the 2017 Most Valuable Person award to a deserving member of the Faculty of Dentistry staff. This is a great opportunity to have a colleagues recognized at the Staff Dinner for their outstanding contributions to the Faculty…

Dr. Sam Abi Nader, New Assistant Dean (Academic)

Summer_Institute_2016Dr. Samer Abi Nader has accepted the responsibility of a new role in the Faculty as Assistant Dean (Academic). This role has been created in recognition of the increasing complexity and work load involved in the overall management of the DMD curriculum, including its content, the selection and evaluation of students and the program’s organization. In this role, Sam will be…

Academic and Support Staff 2016 Holiday Dinner

Summer_Institute_2016It was a festive atmosphere with much laughter at the 2016 Academic and Supporting Staff Holiday dinner. Bow ties, sparkles and many smiles at downtown’s Essence restaurant where everyone gathered to celebrate the upcoming Holidays but also to…

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Third Annual Dentistry Ski Day

Join us for a day of skiing, tubing and cross-country skiing with the Faculty. On March 11th we will be heading to Owl’s Head for a day of fun outside of the classroom. Space is limited so please reserve your spot today! Click here for full details

2017 Oral Health Research Event Winners

Summer_Institute_2016Congratulations to all our 2017 OHR Event winners! First Prize (UG): CDA/DENTSPLY Award for best undergraduate oral presentation. The winner will represent McGill at the CDA symposium and present their project. Second Prize (UG): Montreal Dental Club Prize. Third Prize (UG): Faculty of Dentistry Prize…

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Smiles of McGill Dentistry

Nareg Growing up in Lebanon, I was envious of this one guy that was 2 years older than me and who was good at everything. He was good in class, good at sports, popular with the girls, well-mannered and kind to everyone. He was also unbeaten at chess. A not-so-known-but-decent player myself… Continue reading.

Smiles of McGill Dentistry

Smiles of McGill DentistryI was working in the ER one evening when one of the housekeepers asked if I would be around for a little while. She came back with a present. She had been back home to Jamaica and brought me back a bottle of rum. I was totally surprised. I knew her casually…. Continue reading.

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McGill well represented at IADR Annual Meeting

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The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) held its Annual Meeting and Exhibition in San Francisco from March 22 – March 25. McGill was well represented by faculty members, post-docs, graduate students and undergraduate students.Read the full story here.

Winners of the BMS Best Research Paper competition announced

Every year the Division of Biomedical Sciences of Faculty of Dentistry organizes Best Research Papers competition for current graduate students in the Faculty who have published an original paper in the field of biomedical sciences in a peer-reviewed journal. Click here for this year’s winners.

Dr. Nicolau selected for ADEA Leadership Institute

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Dr. Belinda Nicolau was recently accepted to participate in the American Dental Education Association Leadership Institute. She is the third McGill Dentistry Professor to be chosen to partake in the prestigious Institute. Read the full story here.

Making the leap from lab to market

Top: Team 2D-Crystalab, Bottom: Team EBHnow.com Two McGill Dentistry teams are working on getting their products to market. Dr. Faleh Tamimi and his team and Dr. Ashwaq Al-Hashedi presented their projects at this year McGill Dobson Cup, an annual startup competition for the McGill community. Dr. Al-Hashedi will continue on to the final round of the competition. Read the full story here.

Dr. Iera travels to Vietnam to treat with Cleft Lip and Palate

Summer_Institute_2016Dr. Deborah Iera took some time away from her duties in Montreal last month to tend to the needs of children with cleft lip and palate in Vietnam.

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Faculty Announces 2016 -2017 Studentship Awards

Each year the Faculty of Dentistry has an internal competition for studentship awards to pay a portion or all of the annual student stipends that graduate students may receive while at McGill. Click here to see the list of recipients for the 2016 – 2017 academic year.

Iain Hart: A High Achiever In and Out of the Classroom

_MG_0929 The Scottish stereotype of being pessimistic is anything but true with Iain Hart. Currently in his third year of studies he radiates positivity in his relationships, patient care and academic achievements. He was awarded the Dr. D.P. Mowry and Dr. Maxwell and Betty L. Goldenberg prizes at this year’s White Coat Ceremony. Read the full interview here.

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American Association of Dental Schools First Annual Meeting

AADSHeld March 5-7, 1924 at the Congress Hotel in Chicago, Illinois, the first annual meeting of the American Association of Dental Schools was packed with lectures, reports, a symposium and a round table conference. Interestingly enough, many topics are still relevant today. Can you spot the representative from Montreal? Look for him here.

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