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.


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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.


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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.


April 2016

Last Wednesday, we warmly welcomed Kari Bond, our Faculty’s new Mobile Clinic Administrator. Learn more!


April 2016

This Monday, we warmly welcomed Joella Gencher, our Faculty’s new Development Officer. Learn more about her!


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.


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Hovey_CEC Over the past weeks the Faculty has held its first two Clinical Education Courses led by Dr. Richard Hovey, Director of Faculty Development. These meetings marked the inauguration of our newly formed Faculty development initiative. The meetings were wildly successful, “this is by far the largest and most enthusiastic group we have ever attracted to session on clinical teaching,” says Dr. Jeff Myers, Associate Dean Clinical Affairs. Read the full story here.


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Tabrizian_McKee Congratulations to Dr. Maryam Tabrizian on being selected as new Associate Dean Research and Graduate Studies. Maryam is a Full Professor with a cross appointment in the Faculty of Dentistry and the Department of Biomedical Engineering in the Faculty of Medicine. She will be replacing Dr. Marc McKee who has been active as Associate Dean for the past 17 years. Click here to read the full announcement.