Dentistry Professor Emeritus Dr. Melvin Schwartz, has been recognized by the Canadian Dental Association with the prestigious Distinguished Service Award. The award is given to dental professionals who demonstrate outstanding contributions to dentistry and committed service over the years.
Dr. Schwartz has remained a pillar of excellence in the Faculty of Dentistry, and a driver for innovation in teaching, clinical practice, and dentistry at large.
He is a hospital based General Dentist and Associate Professor at the Faculty of Dentistry. Previously, he was Director of the General Dentistry Residency Program based at the Jewish General Hospital for many years and remains actively involved in the supervision of dental residents at the JGH.
Dr. Schwartz is a graduate of McGill University’s Faculty of Dentistry. He completed a 2 year residency program in general dentistry at St. Mary’s Hospital in Montreal and subsequently has remained in hospital based dental practice. He is currently Chief of the Department of Dentistry at the Jewish General Hospital and divides his time between teaching, administration and clinical practice. He provides dental care to a varied patient population which includes individuals who are medically, physically or mentally compromised. As well he provides comprehensive dental care to healthy patients.
The Faculty of Dentistry extends its most sincere congratulations to Dr. Schwartz for his exemplary service and leadership in dental education.
Congratulations, Dr. Schwartz!