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Your news at the heart of your Faculty of Dentistry / Issue 50 / September 10th, 2015

Welcome DMD Class of 2019!

Another successful summer at the Faculty of Dentistry’s Summer Clinic

McGill’s Faculty of Dentistry’s Summer Clinic has helped nearly one thousand patients receive free dental care this summer. Read the full story here

Dr. Feine selected as inaugural Editor for JDR Clinical & Translational Research

Dr. Jocelyne Feine was recently selected as the inaugural Editor of the IADR/AADR JDR Clinical & Translational Research. Dr. Feine was chosen for the unique vision that she will bring to the new journal focusing on topics of applied research that are relevant and applicable to the whole oral health community. Read the full story here. 

First Summer Institute in Applied Mixed Methods a success

Drs. Nicolau, Levine, Castonguay and Pluye organized and taught the 1st McGill Summer Institute in Applied Mixed Methods in Oral Health Research (24th – 28th August, 2015). The event brought together professors and students from seven Canadian dental schools as well as from Brazilian and Mexican universities. Read the full story here.

Dr. Macdonald and co-investigators receive CIHR Priority Announcement operating grant

Congratulations to Dr. Mary Ellen Macdonald and co-investigators Drs. Nicolau, Allison, Esfandiari, Ka, Bedos, Fried, Mcnally, Carnevale and Hovey on receiving a CIHR Priority Announcement operating grant of $100 000 for one year. The grant will be used to for their study The oral health and dental care pathways of humanitarian migrants. Read the full story here.

Dr. McKee awarded 5 year CIHR operating grant

Congratulations to Dr. Marc McKee for being awarded a CIHR operating grant of $143 000 per year for the next five years for his project the Regulation of biomineralisation by osteopontin. This CIHR-funded work will help in understanding how decreased mineralization occurs in the rare osteomalacia diseases, where bones and teeth are incompletely calcified, soft and deformable and/or prone to fracture. Read the full story here.

Dr. Stone awarded 5 year CIHR operating grant

Congratulations to Dr. Laura Stone and co-investigators Drs. Lisbet Haglung and Magali Millecamps. They were awarded a five year CIHR operating grant of $155 550 per year to conduct their research titled "Low back pain: From mechanism to therapeutic intervention". Read the full story here.



White Coat Ceremony: September 16, 2015

Run for Outreach @ George-Etienne Cartier Monument: September 19, 2015 

4th Annual OMFS Research Day @ McCord Museum:  November 6, 2015 from 2-5pm

Important Dates

September 18, 2015 – MDGSS & PGSS Vote 

September 23, 2015 – Faculty Council @ 2001 McGill College, Rm 547 5:30pm

Other Notices

Recruitment of MMI Evaluators

The Faculty is using Multiple Mini-Interviews (MMI) to select candidates for the DMD and DENT-P programs again this year. As every year, evaluators are needed for half-day sessions to rate MMI stations in both French and English. Click here if you are interested in learning more about becoming an evaluator.

New Faculty Website!

Check out the new Faculty of Dentistry website. We'd love your feedback


Employment Opportunity: Full-time tenure track/tenured position, joint appointment with the Faculties of Medicine and Dentistry in Pain Research 

Employment Opportunity: Five full-time tenure track positions linked to the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Human Pain Genetics 

In and Around the Faculty

DMD II Student Maral Aghourian thanks donors for giving their bodies to science

McGill Students honoured their silent teachers, those who decided to donate their bodies to science so that they, the first-year medical and dental students, could study and learn from them. 


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