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Your news at the heart of your Faculty of Dentistry / Issue 65 / May 5th, 2016

Dr. Faleh Tamimi Becomes a Canada Research Chairholder

Dr. Faleh Tamimi’s research has been getting attention, awards and accolades for some time now. Most recently, Dr. Tamimi became a Canada Research Chairholder. Find out more about Dr. Tamimi’s latest accomplishment here


Emil Briones Receives McGill’s Award for Equity and Community Building

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

Dentistry Presence on the Advisory Committee for the Selection of the Dean of Students

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


In and Around the Faculty

Congratulations to Ph.D. student Mark Keboa and his wife on their beautiful new son and daughter! 

Congratulations to Brenna Kaukonen and her husband on their beautiful daughter Louise! 

McGill Wide

Honorary degree recipients announced. Find out more.

A safe space to discuss sexual identity and orientation. Find out more.

Volunteer at the McGill University Herbarium! Find out more.



May 7: Roast 2016

May 19: Dr. David Mooney: Cells and Viscoelasticity

May 28: 2nd Annual OMFS Alumni Lecture 

May 31: Health Sciences Convocation 

June 9: Annual Staff Spring Dinner

June 16 – 17: 4th Annual Canadian Dental Student Workshop

July 25 – 29: Summer Institute in Applied Mixed Methods for Oral Health and Primary Care Research

Continuing Education Courses

May 7:  Implant Treatment Planning in the Esthetic Zone and Immediate Implants by Drs. Lauren Spevack and Francois Seng

June 4:  Current Concepts in the Management of Extraction Sockets  by Dr. Daniele Cardaropoli

July 25Endodontic Diagnostic Terminology: Including Instrumentation and Obturation Modalities for Each Diagnosis by Dr Clara M. Spatafore

July 26Keeping the Love Affair Alive: Hiring, Training, Maintaining, Releasing Staff Members by Dr Clara M. Spatafore

In the News

Madeleine Sherwood, Rev. Mother Superior Placido on The Flying Nun and grand-daughter of former McGill Faculty of Dentistry Dean A. W. Thornton, dies at 93. Read more.


NCOHR has grant preparation funds available to support researchers to prepare research grants submissions at the national or international level. The focus of the grant submission must be oral health. No submission deadline.

Graduate Trainee Funding Opportunities


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