Oral Health Research Event winners announced

January 2015

The Oral Health Research Event was a success this year with more people in attendance than chairs to sit in.

The event provides students and residents with a chance to share their work. This year their projects covered a wide variety of topics relevant to oral health and dentistry.

The winners of this year’s event:

Undergraduate (DMD IV) Oral Presentations:

1st Place – CDA/DENTSPLY Award
Michelle Chan and Jessie (Xin) Zhang for their project “The impact of serotonin re-uptake inhibitors on bone healing and implant osseointegration in a rat model” (Supervisor: Drs. Faleh Tamimi-Marino and Ahmed Al-Subiae)
*winner will represent McGill at a research convention hosted by the Canadian Dental Association

2nd Place – Montreal Dental Club Award
Michelle Diamond and Ashley Ta for their project “Discrepancy index and patient satisfaction in orthodontic patients” (Supervisors: Dr. Jean-Marc Retrouvey)
*sponsored by the Montreal Dental Club

3rd Place – The Faculty of Dentistry Award
Melissa Saban and Maggie Saleh for their project “Indentifying barriers preventing students from aiding patients in smoking cessation” (Supervisor: Dr. Samuel Malkinson)
*sponsored by the Faculty of Dentistry

General Practice Residency Research Project:

The Alpha Omega/Mount Royal Dental Society Prize
Drs. Mia Desmeules and Edwin Chan, Montreal Children’s Hospital for their project “Revascularisation of immature necrotic permanent teeth: A 24 month follow-up” (Supervisors: Drs. Basma Dabbagh, Beatriz Dos Santos, and Margaret Cielecki)

Summer Research Scholars Awardees:

1st Place – Hinman Award
Allen Chen, DMD II for his project “Association between beta-blocker use and survival of hean and neck cancer patients” (Supervisors: Dr. Belinda Nicolau, Dr. Faleh Tamimi)
*will represent McGill University at the Hinman Student Research Symposium at the University of Tennessee

2nd Place
Anya André, DMD II for her project “Characterization and optimization of injuectable chitosan-based biomaterials for critical size bone defect repair” (Supervisor: Dr. Maryam Tabrizian)
*cash prize

Thank you to the all of the judges and the audience for your participation.

Winner Michelle Chan accepts award from Dr. Svetlana Tikhonova, OHR Curriculum Associate

Winner Michelle Chan accepts award from Dr. Svetlana Tikhonova, OHR Curriculum Associate

Michelle Diamon and Ashley Ta receive the 2nd place award from Dr. Gabrielle Lemay, representative from the Montreal Dental Club

Michelle Diamon and Ashley Ta receive the 2nd place award from Dr. Gabrielle Lemay, representative from the Montreal Dental Club

3rd prize winners Maggie Saleh and Melissa Satan accept award from Dr. Svetlana Tikhonova, OHR Curriculum Associate

3rd prize winners Maggie Saleh and Melissa Satan accept award from Dr. Svetlana Tikhonova, OHR Curriculum Associate

The Alpha Omega/Mount Royal Dental Society GPR   award presented to Dr. Edwin Chan and Dr. Mia Desmeules from Dr. Sam Malkinson

The Alpha Omega/Mount Royal Dental Society GPR award presented to Dr. Edwin Chan and Dr. Mia Desmeules from Dr. Sam Malkinson

Allen Chen recieves the Hinman Award from Dr. Marc McKee

Allen Chen recieves the Hinman Award from Dr. Marc McKee

Anya André, with Dr. MArc McKee

Anya André, with Dr. MArc McKee

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