Introducing the Class of 2021

Congratulations to the class of 2021!

Although the academic year took a different turn, the Faculty of Dentistry is proud to nonetheless present a special Virtual Convocation Ceremony celebrating this year's graduating class and award recipients.

Ph.D. in Craniofacial Health Sciences

Dr. Faez Al Hamed
“Role of plasma composition on bone healing and implant osseointegration”
Supervisors: Faleh Tamimi Marino; Zahi Badran

Dr. Ahmed Al Subdaie
“New ways to improve bone healing and osseointegration”
Supervisors: Faleh Tamimi Marino; Nicholas Maroun Makhoul

Dr. Hanan Moussa
“High toughness biocompatible resorbable bone cements”
Supervisors: Faleh Tamimi Marino

Master's of Dental Science, Thesis Option

Farah Ahmed
“Perspectives of people affected by environmental sensitivities concerning access to dental care, oral health, and illness”
Supervisors: Christophe Bedos

Amarjot Kaur
“Early childhood growth trajectories and periodontal health among 8-10 year-old Quebec children at risk of obesity”
Supervisors: Belinda Farias Nicolau; Sreenath Arekunnath Madathil

Harsh Vardhan Singh Arora
“Screening for oral cancer during a flu vaccination campaign: A Brazilian strategy”
Supervisors: Belinda Farias Nicolau; Sreenath Arekunnath Madathil

Yatri Vyas
“The comparison of catastrophizing between patients with acute and chronic Temporomandibular Disorder pain”
Supervisors: Dr. Ana Miriam Velly


Master's of Dental Science, Non-Thesis Option

Jasman Jasman

Doctorate of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD)

Dr. Elena Aivaliklis

Dr. Oladipupo Ajayi

  • Dr. Marvin and Mandy Werbitt Award in Periodontics
  • Academy of General Dentistry’s Senior Dental Student Award

Dr. Ricardo Alchini

Dr. Christina Angelopoulos

  • Dr. Soo Kim Lan Prize in Dentistry
  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Award

Dr. Michael Aronoff

Dr. Henry Assad (Distinction)

  • American Association of Orthodontics Award

Dr. Ryan Booth

  • American Association of Endodontists’ Student Achievement Award in Endodontics

Dr. Younes Bouzid

Dr. Mariana Capretz (Dean’s Honour List)

  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology’s Horace Wells Senior Student Award

Dr. Constanta David

Dr. Abigail Edery (Distinction)

Dr. Omar Elsabbagh

  • Dr. E.J. Rajczak Student Scholar Award for Restorative Excellence

Dr. Stéphanie Guay (Distinction)

  • Dr. A. Gerald Racey Prize

Dr. Maria Gueorguieva

  • Prix de la Fondation de l’Ordre des dentists du Québec

Dr. Khalid Hossain

  • The 3M Oral Care Student Clinical Award

Dr. Bonny Hou

Dr. John Hyun

  • Prix Micheline Blain – ACDQ Prize

Dr. Jessica Italia

  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Dental Student Award

Dr. Danny Kim

Dr. Rachel Korman

  • Canadian Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Dr. Norman Levine Undergraduate Dental Student Award

Dr. Stamatis Kouniaris (Dean’s Honour List)

  • McGill Alumnae Society Prize
  • Dr. Paul A. Marchand and Maurine McNeil Marchand Prize
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry Undergraduate Dental Student Award
  • American Association of Orthodontics Award
  • Canadian Academy of Periodontology Award of Excellence
  • American College of Prosthodontics Predoctoral Achievement Award

Dr. Zenas Kuate Defo

Dr. Georgina Lamontagne

  • American Association of Public Health Dentistry Award

Dr. Aimy Le Duc

  • American Association of Public Health Dentistry Award

Dr. Jiayi Li

Dr. Li Chieh Lin

Dr. Lorenzo Marcil (Distinction)

  • Dr. A.L. Walsh Prize
  • Prix d’excellence Jean Robert Vincent
  • Dr. André Charest Prize
  • American College of Dentists (Quebec Section) – Outstanding Student Leader Award
  • American Academy of Oral Medicine Certificate of Merit in Oral Medicine

Dr. Yen Nguyen

Dr. Keelan O’Malley

Dr. Nicolas Ouellet

Dr. Sep Pouresa

  • American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Award

Dr. Hassan Sbayte

Dr. Nicole Shen

Dr. Amanpreet Sohal

Dr. Maryam Tarar (Dean’s Honour List)

  • Dr. A.W. Thornton Medal
  • Dr. Marvin and Mandy Werbitt Award in Periodontics
  • American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Award
  • American Academy of Periodontology Student Award

Dr. Thien Vuong

  • Dr. James McCutcheon Medal
  • Prix de l’Académie dentaire du Québec – Prix de professionnalisme

Dr. Frances Wang

Dr. Nathaniel Weinstein (Dean’s Honour List)

  • Dr. J.K. Carver Award
  • Dr. W.G. Leahy Prize
  • Pierre Fauchard Academy’s Senior Student Award of Recognition

Dr. Stephanie Wiseman

  • Canadian Dental Association Student Leadership Award

Teaching Awards

W.W. Wood Award

Excellence in Dental Education

Dr. Véronique Benhamou


The Howard S. Katz Excellence in Teaching Award

Superior teaching at the Undergraduate level in Dentistry

Dr. Christophe Bedos

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