January 2017

Summer_Institute_2016My role is to teach the 4th year students rotating through the pediatric clinic at the MCH. I supervise and guide their work with children 0-10 years of age. I have an hour in the morning before clinic to review techniques for pediatric dentistry, such as behaviour guidance, anesthesia and restorative techniques, trauma management, caries prevention advice…


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Summer_Institute_2016Dr. Nathalie Morin completed her DMD from Université de Montreal in 1990 and practiced general dentistry for the Canadian Forces Dental Services as well as in private practices. She completed a Master of Public Health Dentistry at the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, in Bethesda, Maryland, and was trained to be …


June 2016

Rocchina and LindaCongratulations to Linda Harrison and Rocchina Testa! Both of them earned the 2016 Most Valuable Person Award. This well-deserved title reflects their dedication to our Faculty, students and staff. Read more about their challenges and achievements here.


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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..


April 2016

Maryam TabrizianOn May 1st, the Faculty of Dentistry will welcome its new Associate Dean (Research & Graduate Studies), Dr. Maryam Tabrizian. In the words of Dean Allison, Dr. Tabrizian “has been a very active and successful researcher with the Faculty since 2000 with many notable achievements in her field of bioengineering and beyond”. To highlight the upcoming start of her mandate, she shares some of her thoughts with us. Read more.


April 2016

Raphael de Souza A self-described clinician-scientist, Dr. Raphael de Souza comes back to the Faculty of Dentistry as Associate Professor in the division or Oral Health and Society. He brings with him his dedication to bridge the gap between research and clinical practice, as well as his surprising love for Montreal’s cold weather. Read the full story here.


February 2016

Isabelle ChevrierIsabelle Chevrier loves discovering new people and places which makes her a perfect fit for her role of Dental Assistant in the Undergraduate Teaching Clinic, welcoming new students every year and helping them navigate the transition from the Simulation Lab to the Clinic. She also spends her time and energy overseeing the volunteers for the Summer Clinic or volunteering herself. Read the full interview where she talks about her role as a DA and tells us about herself.


February 2016

Mari Kaartinen Dr. Mari Kaartinen joined the Faculty in 2002 after completing her post doctorate fellowship here. She is the Chair of the Executive Committee for the Division of Biomedical Sciences and heavily involved with the direction of the Division. In her video she talks to us about her research looking for biomarkers for new treatments to promote bone formation and to slow the progress of the disease. See her full bio and video here.


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_MG_9282edited Dr. Earl Karanofsky is passionate about teaching! Whether it be in the clinic, on faculty committees, at fundraising events, he always takes the time to be involved and is very deserving of this year’s Dr. Ralph Silverstone Award. The award recognizes his outstanding contribution to the undergraduate teaching program. He sat down with me to talk about teaching and practicing dentistry. Read the full interview here.


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_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.