Au revoir ! Dr. Dagenais accepts full time position with the NDEB

Dr. Marie Dagenais has recently announced that she will be leaving the Faculty for a new venture with the National Dental Examining Board (NDEB) in Ottawa. Dr. Dagenais will assume the position of Director of Examinations and Credential Verification. She will be dedicated to developing authentic, valid and reliable board examinations for future dentists in Canada. Read the story here.

Celine Ash and Nikoo Taghavi awarded Most Valuable Person Award

nikoo-celine Congratulations to Celine Ash and Nikoo Taghavi for being awarded the Faculty’s Most Valuable Person Award! Both have been selected for their outstanding contributions to the work of the Faculty. Both Celine and Nikoo have been central to much of the work undertaken as the Faculty has undergone tremendous change over the past year.

Dr. Nicholas Makhoul appointed as Chief of Department of Dentistry and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the MUHC

It is with great pleasure that the Faculty announces that the MUHC has recently appointed Dr. Nicholas Makhoul as the new Chief of the Department of Dentistry and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. This appointment took effect on May 1st 2015.Read more…

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Annual Spring Dinner

Annual Spring Dinner for staff on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 @ Restaurant Philinos, Montreal

Graduation Roast

Get ready for a fabulous night of food, dancing, an open bar, awards and of course, our famous roast videos! This is sure to be a memorable night filled with laughs and precious memories for all. Cheers to the class of 2015! The Roast is on May 16, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Montreal. See poster for full details

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Dr. Bruce Dobby recognized for years of outstanding service to the University

Collage Bruce Dobby Dr. Bruce Dobby, Outreach Program Co-Director, was recognized for years of unwavering dedication and commitment to the Faculty, University and Montreal community. Dr. Dobby was awarded the Distinguished Service Award at this year’s McGill Alumni Association Honours and Awards Banquet. Congratulations Dr. Dobby for this well-deserved award! Read the full story here.

Outstanding Alumnus Award goes to Dr. Melvin Schwartz

Dr. Schwartz Congratulations to this year’s winner of the Faculty of Dentistry Outstanding Alumnus Award Dr. Mel Schwartz, Chief of the Dental Department at the Jewish General Hospital! Dr. Schwartz has provided and continues to provide outstanding service to the residents, patients and colleagues who visit and work at the JGH. Drs. Lesley Bergman and Sarah Lachaine were awarded the Dr. Mel Schwartz Award for Excellent Patient Care in the GPR Program. Read the story here.

Dr. Ana Velly receives two important grants

Velly Congratulations to Dr. Ana Velly on her recent successes! Dr. Velly was granted an NIDCR / NIH U19 Cooperative Agreement Grant for the project “Assessing the management of temporomandibular muscle and joint disorders pain patients in the network” and a CIHR Operating Grant for her project “The risk of community-acquired pneumonia among immunosuppressive opioids users”.Read the story here.

GPR Resident Dr. Edwin Chan wins H. Bruce Williams Pediatric Surgical Research Day Award

MCH_edited Congratulations to Dr. Edwin Chan, GPR resident at the Montreal Children’s Hospital for winning first prize in the Clinical Research Category at the 6th Annual H. Bruce Williams Pediatric Surgical Research Day.
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Dr. John Drummond wins Howard S. Katz Excellence in Teaching Award

_MG_1141_edited Dr. Drummond is this year’s winner of the Howard S. Katz Excellence in Teaching Award. His dedication to teaching is not only obvious to all of the students that have passed through his classroom but to all of his fellow teachers. He hails from a true McGill family, his dad was a professor, him and his wife graduated from McGill in ’83 and two of his three children have studied at McGill. From the very beginning of his career as a Dentist he knew that he wanted to do his part in giving back to the McGill community. Currently, he maintains a full-time private practice in Montreal West and is the Course Director for Restorative Dentistry. He sat down with me to discuss his love of teaching and to reflect on his years with the Faculty. Read the full interview here.

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Anthony Rossi ready for year ahead as President of the DSS

Anthony Rossi Anthony Rossi is set to assume the position of President of the Dental Student Society. Born and raised to a Montreal-Italian family (his dad immigrated to Canada 25 years ago), he is the first family member to attend university. After finishing his DEC at John Abbott College, Anthony was accepted into the Dent-P Program and has volunteered his time and knowledge ever since. With his varied experiences and strong sense of leadership, he has big plans as President. I sat down with him to talk about next year. Read the interview here.

2015 – 2016 Dental Student Society Committee Selected

dss_logo The 2015 – 2016 DSS Executive Committee has been selected. Click here to see next year’s committee members.

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