Division of Biomedical Sciences ‘Best Papers 2015’ Competition Winners Announced

Division of Biomedical Sciences
The Divison of Biomedical Sciences announces the winners of the Best Papers 2015 competition. The best three papers (by a graduate student) are chosen by the BMS Executive Committee. Judging criteria was quality of the data, quality of the journal, and potential impact of the findings. Find out who the winners are here.

Dentistry Presence on the Advisory Committee for the Selection of the Dean of Students

Dr. Shahrokh Esfandiari can never be too busy! He has recently been named as the Senate Representative in the Advisory Committee for the Selection of the Dean of Students. Find out more about the Committee’s composition here..

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Roast 2016 in Pictures

Class of 2016Held at the Saint-James Theatre in the Old Port of Montreal, this year’s Roast was a success. Dresses, drinks and dancing accompanied the videos handcrafted by the students. Read a heartfelt message from the graduating class, and some photos from the event here.

Research Seminar Series

Title: Cells and Viscoelasticity Speaker: Dr. David Mooney, Ph.D. – School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Wyss Institute, Harvard University Brief summary : There is tremendous interest in the role of substrate stiffness on cell behavior, but most current work ignores that tissues are typically viscoelastic. We have been studying the impact of biomaterial stiffness […]

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McGill Alumnus Dr. Ron Markey Receives Title of CDA Chair Emeritus

Dr. Ron Markey What began as a two-year term as CDA Chair became a ten year journey for McGill Alumnus Dr. Ron Markey (DDS’69). At the last CDA Annual Meeting, Dr. Markey received the title of Chair Emeritus, the second offered by the association in 114 years. Find out more about his involvement with professional associations here.

Outstanding Alumnus Award Goes to Dr. Yu Kwong Li

Dr. LiCongratulations to this year’s winner of the Faculty of Dentistry Outstanding Alumnus Award Dr. Yu Kwong Li, Clinical Director of the Faculty’s Mobile Outreach Clinic! Dr. Li has provided and continues to provide outstanding service to the students and colleagues who work with underrepresented patients in the Montreal community. Read the full story here..

Dr. Ken Bentley Wins Canadian Dental Association Medal of Honour

Ken BentleyDr. Kenneth (Ken) C. Bentley, former Dean of the McGill Faculty of Dentistry, was honoured at the last Canadian Dental Association Annual Meeting with the prestigious CDA Medal of Honour. Dr. Bentley’s slew of achievements have without a doubt greatly shaped our Faculty. Read more about Dr. Bentley’s accomplishments here.

Emil Briones Receives McGill’s Award for Equity and Community Building

Emil Briones
On May 3rd, our very own Emil Briones was awarded McGill’s Award for Equity and Community Building, which recognizes the work of students, faculty and staff committed to advancing equity and diversity at McGill. Find out more about Emil’s award-winning work here..

Emil Briones Receives McGill’s Award for Equity and Community Building

Emil Briones
On May 3rd, our very own Emil Briones was awarded McGill’s Award for Equity and Community Building, which recognizes the work of students, faculty and staff committed to advancing equity and diversity at McGill. Find out more about Emil’s award-winning work 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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