February 2017

Dr. Raphael de Souza Congratulations to Dr. Raphael de Souza and his team members for their success on the ITI grant application for their project “Single implant overdentures retained by the Novaloc attachment system: a mixed methods randomized trial”.


Hall of Honour

Summer_Institute_2016In 1969, the Hall of Honour was created to recognize distinguished contributors to the welfare and advancement of the Faculty in a significant and continuous way. We recently sat down with Dr. Blomfield and Dr. Greenwald, members of the Hall of Honour Committee, to speak about this initiative and what it all means for the Faculty.


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Summer_Institute_2016Dr. Jocelyne Feine has always thought differently, fortunately. She has always been curious and without a doubt, passionate about her work and about people. When I meet her at her office for this interview, she greets me with a big smile and genuine enthusiasm in sharing her thoughts about life, career and her journey as a dentist/researcher.


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Summer_Institute_2016Congratulations to Dr. Edwin Chan (former GPR resident at the Montreal Children’s Hospital) and all the co-authors who won first prize in the annual 3M Oral Care Graduate Student Research Presentations and Awards during the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (CAPD/ACDP) held on September 22.


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Summer_Institute_2016The Summer Institute in Applied Mixed Methods for Oral Health and Primary Care Research held July 25-29 at the Faculty was a great success, with 11 participants from Canada, the US, Brazil and Hong Kong. Belinda Nicolau, the main organizer, was assisted by Alissa Levine, Geneviève Castonguay, Sreenath Madathil, Nora Makansi, Farnaz Rashid Kandvani, Nioushah Noushi (Faculty of Dentistry), Pierre Pluye and Quan Nha Hong (Department of Family Medicine).


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Summer_Institute_2016On September 14th, Dean Allison was interviewed by Anna Maria Tremonti on CBC’s The Current as part of a conversation regarding access to oral healthcare and fluoridation.
photo courtesy of CBC’s The Current


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                    This year’s winner of the Dr. Ralph Silverstone Teaching Award is Dr. Johanna Pham. Dr. Pham graduated with a DDS from McGill in 1984 and participated in the multidisciplinary residency program at St. Mary’s Hospital and l’hopitale Ste. Justine during 1984-85.  She has since worked […]


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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.


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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..


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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.