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Your news at the heart of your Faculty of Dentistry / Issue 38 / January 29th, 2015

Oral Health Research Event winners announced

The Oral Health Research Event was a success this year with more people in attendance than chairs to sit in. Congratulations to our Oral Health Research Event Award recipients. To find out who won read the full article here

New DMD II curriculum goes into effect

From now on second year students will not only be experiencing the new facility but also the new DMD II curriculum. The DMD ’17 class will be the first class to be immersed in the new curriculum, put into effect during the 2014 fall semester. Take a look at the new courses, their syllabus and the objectives of the new curriculum. 

Mobile Clinic Assembly in High Speed

Martine Anderson, Sonia Rampersad, Lindsey Tink,  and Ryan Siciliano are four first-year dental students who were former Volunteers at the Mobile Dental Outreach Clinics. For their Dental Apprenticeship assignment on Observing at Outreach, they created a video that reflects their volunteer experience…Enjoy! 

Student Spotlight – Arij Kazmi hopes to impact people’s lives in a positive way

Born and raised in Montreal, Arij Kazmi goal of becoming a McGill student became a reality when she was accepted in the BSc program 5 years ago. Always aware of the impact that community service has, she decided to take the dive and organise this year’s Outreach Winter Gala dinner. She sat down with me to talk about McGill, Dentistry, the organising committees commitment to making this year’s gala a success and about her goals as a future dentist. For our full conversation click here

PhD Student, Dr. Ashwaq Al-Hashedi, awarded Grant

Congratulations to PhD student, Dr. Ashwaq Al-Hashedi, for being awarded the research grant of Alpha Omega Foundation of Canada to support her PhD research entitled  'Titanium implants decontamination'. Read more about it here.  

Welcome to the Faculty!

New Faculty Webmaster 

New Faculty Lecturers - Part Time Clinical 

JCDA Open Access Knowledge Products

All JCDA (knowledge products are open access online for easy browsing and community participation. Students and clinicians are invited to download the app and to engage in the knowledge community in an active manner. Click here to find all of their free products. 



Cookies Seminar / Division of Biomedical Sciences on February 13, 2015 @ Strathcona  
Outreach Winter Gala on February 17, 2015 @ La Plaza
Advanced Research Seminar and Workshop “Soft Bones and Teeth: A tale of Osteomalacia (with a happy ending)” on March 27, 2015 @ Strathcona 
10th Annual Faculty of Dentistry Research Day on April 2, 2015 @ La Plaza 

Important Dates

Sunday, March 15, 2015:  abstract submission deadline for Dentistry Research Day 



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.

University of Washington: Summer Institute in Clinical Dental Research Methods 

McGill Wide

Information session on Mitacs internship programs

The Office of Sponsored Research will present an information session regarding the internship programs sponsored by Mitacs on Monday, Feb. 9. This session will provide potential applicants with useful information on strategies for developing successful internship applications. RSVP is required to attend. 

Eat well, support local farmers

Planning to eat healthier in 2015? Join the McGill Farmers' Market's Community Supported Agriculture program and eat healthy, locally and sustainably at the same time! Sign up for the CSA to pick up a basket of local, organic produce right on campus. Don't wait — they sell out every year. 


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