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Dental student Daniel Salah wins CADR research award

Dental student Daniel Salah has won 1st place in the Junior Category of the Canadian Association for Dental Research (CADR) student research award competition.  This award was for his research work on “Salivary sHLA-G in scleroderma patients and controls,” with Dr. M. Gornitsky and Dr. Ana Velly as supervisors of the study.  Mr. Salah’s research study will now be entered into the International Association for Dental Research (IADR)/Unilever Hatton Award Competition to be held in Seattle, Washington, USA on March 19, 2013 as part of the IADR annual meeting.

Published: 17 Dec 2012

Dr. Laura Stone on TeleQuebec’s Le Code Chastenay.

Dr. Laura Stone describes her findings on lower back pain and changes in the brain on TeleQuebec’s Le Code Chastenay.

Watch here (1st story after intro)

Published: 8 Nov 2012

Volunteer Opportunity for Dental Students

We are contacting Dental Students across Canada, to assist AEBC with our fund raising efforts. We are raising funds to provide an individualized “Self Defense Program” for blind, deaf-blind and partially sighted adults. Larry Lewis, President of Flying Blind (www.Flying-Blind.com) and his training partner from the United States, will provide two and a half days ofindividualized self-defense training for participants. With your help, we can achieve our goal.

Published: 7 Nov 2012

Election Results: Executive Committee, Part-time Staff Representative

The election to select the next part-time staff representative of the Executive Committee closed on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 5 pm.  A total of 30 votes were received.  Dr. Earl Karanofsky was elected by majority vote as your next representative for a three-year term.

We express our thanks to Dr. Stewart Shapiro for considering this position and congratulate Dr. Earl Karanofsky on winning the election.

Published: 2 Nov 2012

Dr. Marie Dagenais is the 2012 Dr. Ralph Silverstone Teaching Award Winner

We are pleased to announce that the winner of this year's Dr. Ralph Silverstone Teaching Award is Dr. Marie Dagenais. Dr. Dagenais graduated from Université de Montreal in 1983 and in 1988 completed her Diploma in Oral Radiology at the University of Toronto. She became a member of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada in 1989 and in 1988 she became an Assistant Professor at the Faculty. In 2000 she was appointed as Associate Dean (Academic Affairs), a very important role in the Faculty that she holds to this day. In 2001 she was appointed to Associate Professor.

Published: 3 Oct 2012

CBC radio interview about the Run for Outreach

Class of 2014 dental student Lauren Vredenberg is interviewed by CBC radio at "All in a weekend" to talk about the September 30th Run for Outreach. Click here to listen.

Published: 1 Oct 2012

Visit FOCUS Dentistry Newsletter online!

Click here for an online version of the Spring 2012 FOCUS Dentistry Newslwetter.

To view previous issues, please visit the Alumni Newsletter page.

Published: 29 Sep 2012