Research Day 2016: Prize Winners and Photos

April 2016

Every year the Faculty of Dentistry organizes a Research Day in which our graduate trainees have the opportunity to present their work and interact with the faculty members and other students. Our program is diverse, including oral and poster presentations from our two Research Divisions: Biomedical Sciences and Oral Health and Society. In this year’s edition, we had the honor and pleasure to host as our Keynote Speaker Dr. Philippe Campeau, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Montreal and Sainte-Justine Hospital.

Furthermore, this year Dr. Petra Schweinhardt replaced Dr. Mari Kaartinen in the role of the Research Day Advisor. Dr. Kaartinen had organized the 1st Research Day back in 2006 and she was the Research Day Advisor for ten years.

“I was very glad to participate as a Vice-Chair in the preparation of the 11th Annual Dentistry Research Day and I am looking forward for our next Dentistry Research Day in 2017. Our new Vice-Chair for 2017 will be the PhD student, Haider Al-Waeli,” explains Dimitra Athanasiadou, Research Day 2016 Vice-Chair.

Congratulations to all prize winners listed below!

Oral Presenters: Akhil Thekke Purakkal (1st place) – Juliana Marulanda (2nd place) – André Charbonneau (3rd place)

Poster Presenters: Ahmed Al Subaie (1st place) – Seunghwan (Peter) Lee (2nd place) – Kaushar Jahan (3rd place)

Knowledge Translation Biomedical Sciences: Lina Abu Nada

Knowledge Translation Oral Health: Mehrnoosh Alborzi

Keynote Speaker Dr. Philippe Campeau, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Montreal and Sainte-Justine Hospital.

Keynote Speaker Dr. Philippe Campeau, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Montreal and Sainte-Justine Hospital.

Graduate students Mark Keboa and Nioushah Noushi during the poster presentations.

Graduate students Mark Keboa and Nioushah Noushi during the poster presentations.

Poster Presentation Judges: Dr. Laura Stone, and graduate students Garthiga Manickam and Basem Danish

Poster Presentation Judges: Dr. Laura Stone, and graduate students Garthiga Manickam and Basem Danish

Keynote speakerDr. Philippe Campeau with Sreenath Madathil and Dimitra Athanasiadou, respectively Chair and Vice-Chair of the 2016 event.

Keynote speakerDr. Philippe Campeau with Sreenath Madathil and Dimitra Athanasiadou, respectively Chair and Vice-Chair of the 2016 event.

 

Photos courtesy of Haider Al-Waeli and Ninoska Enriquez.

 

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