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Your news at the heart of your Faculty of Dentistry / Issue 82 / April 6th, 2017

Winners of the BMS Best Research Paper competition announced

Every year the Division of Biomedical Sciences of Faculty of Dentistry organizes Best Research Papers competition for current graduate students in the Faculty who have published an original paper in the field of biomedical sciences in a peer-reviewed journal. See who won this year’s best papers.

McGill well represented at IADR Annual Meeting

The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) held its Annual Meeting and Exhibition in San Francisco from March 22 – March 25. McGill was well represented by faculty members, post-docs, graduate and undergraduate students. See who attended and the papers presented.

Dr. Iera travels to Vietnam to treat Cleft Lip and Palate

Dr. Deborah Iera took some time away from her duties in Montreal last month to tend to the needs of children with cleft lip and palate in Vietnam. For Dr. Iera, Director of the Undergraduate OMFS Program, the trip was a wonderful experience. “It was great to bring extra medical help to Vietnam,” she says. Read about her mission here.

Save the Date: Celebrating the Hall of Honour

In 1969, the Hall of Honour was created to recognise distinguished contributors to the welfare and advancement of the Faculty in a significant and continuous way. On May 18, 2017 at 5pm we will be re-inaugurating the Hall of Honour in our new facility and inducting two new honourees. Please join us for an evening of celebration and remembrance of the great people that have helped shaped our Faculty. Learn more about this initiative. 

Dr. Malkinson Wins Award at Hinman Dental Meeting

Congratulations to Dr. Sam Malkinson who won the Best in Session Award for the Table Clinics at the recent Hinman Dental Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Malkinson gave his presentation “Decision-making at Evaluation of Initial Periodontal Therapy”. 

In and Around the Faculty

2017 Most Valuable Person Award Nominations 

It’s time to nominate the 2017 Most Valuable Person award to a deserving member of the Faculty of Dentistry staff. This is a great opportunity to have a colleagues recognized at the Staff Dinner for their outstanding contributions to the Faculty.

All salaried staff are invited to submit nominations for the Most Valuable Person Award to the attention of Dean Allison by Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 5 p.m.  Please refer to the procedure to ensure you send a complete nomination. 

For a wide smile

Don’t forget to brush during the festivities! Happy Easter!
Happy Passover! 



April 6th:
Graduate Research Day

April 18th:
Faculty 5 à 7

April 29th:
Annual Roast – Class of 2017

May 18th:
Hall of Honour Reinaugration

May 30th:
Health Sciences Convocation 

Complete the 2016-2017 CE program 

In the News

Dental clinic serves City’s most vulnerable citizens
For people on a tight budget, dental care is often one of the first things to go by the board as the fees for dental hygiene and maintenance can seem too high. This is why so many people are smiling at the news that the Jim Lund Dental Clinic – Montreal’s first permanent, free dental care clinic – will continue serving the community following the renewal of the innovative partnership between the Faculty of Dentistry and the Welcome Hall Mission. Read more.

McGill Wide

Meet and Greet for McGill Employees with Disabilities and Their Allies

Make a difference in the life of a new international student!
Starting school in a new environment can be pretty tough. For students arriving on campus from another country it can be really stressful. McGill’s long-standing Buddy Program has helped thousands of international students – over 900 last year – settle into McGill and Montreal. Read more.


Call for Expressions of Interest, CADR/NCOHR Trainee Working Group Members

Thank you to our Viva Las Vegas Outreach Gala Sponsors

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