Issue 107 / July 5th, 2019



Dentistry Awarded Two Canada Research Chairs

Drs. Marc McKee and Marc Martel are among 26 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs at McGill. With these research chairs, Drs. McKee and Martel will continue driving innovation in their research areas. Read more.




Dr. Jocelyne Feine Awarded Honorary Doctorate from ULaval

At Unversité Laval, like other universities, Honorary doctorates are presented to people whose accomplishments are considered remarkable and exemplary. Professor Jocelyne Feine's Honorary Doctorate in Dental Medicine recognizes her sustained leadership in dental science and education. Read more.

Louise & Alan Edwards Foundation Grants

The Louise & Alan Edwards Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the Grants in Pain Research, PhD Studentships, and the Melzack and Bushnell Fellowships for 2019. Read more about the grant recipients.



Special Olympics Quebec stop at the Faculty of Dentistry

As per tradition, Special Olympics Quebec partnered with the McGill University Faculty of Dentistry to host a day of special activities for children with special needs. Read more, and click here to see photos from the day.




Congratulations to OMFS Graduates

On June 7, 2019, the graduating class in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery program gathered to celebrate their shared successes with the program's incoming residents. Read more.



Introducing this Year's Outstanding Alumni

During the Montreal Alumni Cocktail, Dr. Marco Caminiti was recognized with this year's Outstanding Alumni Award. The occasion also served to bring Dentistry alumni from various years together to celebrate our shared successes. See photos from the evening.



Building a Tool Around the Power of Data

Dr. Sreenath Madathil's dissertation was recognized with the prestigious Gordon A. Maclachlan Prize, awarded to the most significant disseration across all disciplines in the health sciences. Now, he is building a clinical risk prediction tool using machine learning, hoping to put the power of data in the hands of patients and clinicians. Read more.



McGill Dentistry @ IADR in Vancouver

Graduate students, researchers, and faculty members from McGill Dentistry presented their work at the International Association for Dental Research General Session in Vancouver, BC. Click here to see photos from the conference.




Sharing Healthy Smiles

McGill Dentistry has proudly participated in Oral Health Total Health's annual “Sharing Smiles Day” for the past 8 years. The event is held in association with the Miriam Home and Services and aims to improve the oral health of people with special needs, removing any existing attitudinal barriers, and raising awareness. Read more about our Sharing Smiles Day, and click here to see photos from the day.




Building Healthy Diversity

"More women in dentistry, more people from different backgrounds, will encourage more people to say, ‘This is something I can do too.'" Dentistry student Jiayi Li is one of many students promoting diversity, inclusion and equity in health sciences at McGill University. Read more.



Drs. Samim and Power Receive Teaching Awards

During the Convocation Luncheon, Drs. Samim and Power were recognized for their dedicated teaching and student mentorship. Dr. Samim was granted the Howard S. Katz Award for Excellence in Teaching; Dr. Power received the W.W. Award for Excellence in Teaching.



Introducing the Class of 2019

Read more about the Faculty of Dentistry's graduating class of 2019, and click here to see photos from the Convocation Luncheon.



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