Two weeks ago we warmly welcomed Lynde Kavanagh-Ormond as our new Associate Director, Advancement. Lynde will be working on the development and management of our fundraising activity with an emphasis on securing major gifts. Continue reading Lynde’s bio.


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…

January 2017

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…

December 2016

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…


2016-2017 Executive Committee Members for the McGill Dental Student Society and respective classes   President: Arij Kazmi VP: Gabriel Icho VP Finance: Allen Chen VP Socials: Jaspreet Grewal and Jordan Albino VP Health and Wellness: Alexandra Rabalski VP External Affairs: Ivy Lin VP Communications: Melinda Barmash SSMU Representative: Mohammad Nassani   DMD2 Class Council Class […]

July 2016

June 2016

Class of 2016
Convocation week began this year with the Health Sciences ceremony, and Dentistry graduates were the first ones to be called to the stage. The Prime Minister himself tweeted congratulatory words to new graduates; what a way to finish your degree! Have a look at a selection of photos from the Dentistry Convocation Luncheon here. For the full series of pictures, visit our Facebook page.


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.


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..

April 2016

SEWinning the Dr. Howard S. Katz Award for Excellence in Teaching is an honour that Dr. Shahrokh Esfandiari does not take lightly. A constant advocate for evidence-based teaching, Dr. Esfandiari shares some thoughts with us about winning this award. Read more here.