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Issue 102 / January 4th, 2019



Dear colleagues and students,


As we usher in this New Year, I hope all of you are energized and eager to welcome 2019.

The last six months have been filled with so many successful events and achievements, and I look forward to many more as we strive for excellence and together continue to improve the oral health of our community.


With Kindest Regards,

Elham Emami 




Invaluable work and number of years of service of many of our colleagues

At the Faculty’s dinner in December, in addition to celebrating the Holidays, we also came together to recognize the invaluable work and number of years of service of many of our colleagues. Read more.









Two grants for Dr. Marc McKee 

Congratulations to Dr. Marc McKee who was recently awarded two grants and will be chairing the 13th International Conference on the Chemistry and Biology of Mineralized Tissues. Read More




New Dental Connection Network 

A group of researchers from the Faculty, led by Dr. Belinda Nicolau and Dean Emami, has recently launched Canadian Dental Connection for oral health professionals interested in working in northern, remote and underserved communities across Canada. The user-friendly, free and bilingual website was developed with several partners and a financial contribution from the Public Health Agency of Canada. It offers a job matching service and training modules focused on preparing oral health professionals to work within these communities. 





Dr. Jocelyne Feine appointed as editor for 2020 U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on Oral Health

McGill’s Faculty of Dentistry Professor, Jocelyne Feine, was appointed as one of 6 section editors as part of plans to develop a 2020 U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on Oral Health. Read More





Congratulations to Faez Al-Hamed

Congratulations to Faez Al-Hamed, Ph.D. student (supervisor: Dr. F. Tamimi) who received the Alpha Omega Foundation of Canada grant. Read More.




2018 Faculty Professors' Publications List

Congratulations to the following professors on their 2018 publications.  View the full list here. 





Dean Emami interviewed by McGill Reporter

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Discovery Day a great success

As part of Discovery Day 2018, the Faculty of Dentistry offered a hands-on workshop where participants learned how to take a dental impression on a stone model as well as learn about the importance and uses of panoramic radiographs. Read more.


Explore Careers in Health Event raises over 400$!

The fundraising evening of decorating holiday ornaments with Explore Careers in Health was a great success, raising over $400 which will go towards helping high school students discover the art of health sciences this summer. Read More.


Dr. Omid Kiarash named chairman of Predoctoral Directors Organization of the American Academy of Periodontology

Dr. Omid Kiarash was recently named chairman of Predoctoral Directors Organization of the American Academy of Periodontology. This marks the first time that a Canadian program director is the chair of this committee. Read More.


Holiday Celebration 2018

The Faculty held its 2018 Holiday Staff Dinner at Sho-Dan Restaurant where all gathered to celebrate the past year together. See the photos here.



January 24, 2019:  AECRP hosts McGill University's Annual PAIN DAY. Register Here

Each year, the AECRP hosts McGill University's PAIN DAY, a day for health care professionals and trainees in the treatment and study of pain. Read more


February 2, 2019: McGill Dentistry Outreach Winter Event. Buy tickets here

We are excited to officially announce that this year’s Outreach Winter Event will take place at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts on Saturday, February 2nd 2019. We would be delighted to have you join us in celebrating this important cause with an evening of exclusive museum access, musical performances, and a dinner. Explore Sponsorship opportunities here.


April 12, 2019:  Save the Date: 14th Annual Dentistry Research Day  



The Graduate Mobility Award encourages graduate students to study and conduct research abroad as part of their McGill degree program by defraying part of the cost of the international experience. Find out more about eligibility criteria and application procedures here.

Current job openings in the Faculty here

McGill Clinical Innovation Competition (CLIC) new MI4 Innovation Prize

In addition to the annual McGill Faculty of Medicine Clinical Innovation Competition, this year, the McGill Interdisciplinary Initiative in Infection and Immunity is sponsoring a new prize: the MI4 Innovation Prize, which recognizes a preventative, diagnostic or therapeutic innovative approach designed to address infectious or immune-related threats to human health. Read more.

2019 Principal’s prize for public engagement through media – Deadline: January 15th - Read more here.





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