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McGill University - Faculty of Dentistry
Your news at the heart of your Faculty of Dentistry / Issue 36 / December 18th, 2014

Wishing you all a very happy holidays! May 2015 bring you and yours happiness, health and success.

Dentistry – Focus Online is now live!

Dear colleagues and students,

I'd like to invite you to visit the new online hub for our Faculty. Focus Online will be your source for news on the Faculty. The site will be updated regularly with stories of excellence and innovation, faculty, staff and student spotlights, Faculty news, events, important dates, publications and opportunities, as well as McGill wide news. You will receive the headlines by email every other week. If you have news or ideas to contribute, please share it with me.

I look forward to receiving your comments and feedback.

Best regards,

Dean Allison Chairs CAHS Report

Dean Allison is an advisor with and chair of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences panel on "Improving access to oral health care for vulnerable people living in Canada". Their report was recently published and Dean Allison wrote and opinion piece on the report's conclusions. Read the full op-ed here.

Professors Emami, Bedos and Esfandiari grant success

Congratulations to Professors Emami, Bedos and Esfandiari for the CIHR – Knowledge Synthesis Grant of $50,000 for their project "Intégrer la médecine dentaire aux soins de santé communautaires de première ligne: une étude de portée". Read the full article here.

Professor Feine grant success

Professor Feine and her colleague Manabu Kanazawa were awarded a $38,000 operating grant for their study "A randomized crossover trial of mandibular single-implant overdentures and conventional complete dentures: cost-effectiveness and patient-reported outcomes" from the International Team for Implantology (ITI). Read the full article here.

Student Spotlight: Elio Boschetti, from Italy to Canada

Elio Boschetti hails from the University of Cagliari, on the Italian island of Sardinia. He has just completed a three month exchange with the Faculty of Dentistry. Brenna Kaukonen, the Faculty Communications Officer, had a chance to sit down with him and talk about his experience in our new facility. For their full conversation click here.

Mandana Bornapour awarded Mitacs-Accelerate

Mandana Bornapour was awarded the Mitacs-Accelerate Award for her work with supervisors Professors Cerruti and Tamimi. The total amount of the grant is $45,000. Read the full article here.

2014 Faculty Service Awards Presented

Faculty and staff received their services awards for years of service at McGill on Wednesday, December 10 during the annual Faculty Christmas party. To read more about this year's recipients click here.

MDGSS Elects Executive team

Lexicomp Online for Dentistry has been restored



Oral Health Research Day on January 20, 2015 @ Montreal General Hospital's Livingston Hall (L6-500)

Faculty 5 à 7 on January 15, 2015 @ 5th floor kitchen

Important Dates

Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - Monday, January 5, 2015: Please be advised that the Student Services office will closed. On behalf of Marie-Claude, Maria, Marcelle and Patricia, Happy Holidays!

Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 11:59 pm: Course evaluations for Fall 2014 will be closed.



Employment Opportunity: Chief of the Department of Dentistry & Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery of the McGill University Health Center

Volunteer Opportunity with the Canadian Cancer Society. To volunteer click here.

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The due date for submissions to the next e-flash is Tuesday, January 13th at 5pm.

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