Awards

2016

Fourth-year dental student wins UBC health sciences scholarship
December 3, 2016
Emily Thong receives Professor Jessie Gordon McCarthy Memorial Scholarship

Prestigious research fellowship to graduate prosthodontics student
December 3, 2016
Dr. Walaa Ahmed receives ACPEF's research fellowship award

UBC recognizes 122 Thunderbird Academic All-Canadians—Dentistry student among them
November 3, 2016
John Sharp, second-year dental student and an Academic All-Canadian

Dean’s Night 2016 Awards Recipients
October 21, 2016
Congratulations to all!

UBC graduate prosthodontics student wins first place in ACP competition
October 11, 2016
Grad pros student wins first place in ACP poster competition

Faculty of Dentistry Teaching Awards 2016
September 29, 2016
Congratulations to the following members of the Faculty of Dentistry...

Prestigious CIHR–IPPH, PHAC award to UBC MPH/DPH student
July 12, 2016
Graduate student Donna Lee won the highly regarded Dr. James Rossiter Masters of Public Health Practicum Award

Faculty liaison team takes top ADEA CCI Prize
July 4, 2016
UBC Dentistry’s four-member liaison team garnered the top ADEA CCI prize for their poster presentation about the Faculty’s curriculum innovation

DMD student wins IADR fellowship
June 28, 2016
Jordan Cheng, incoming fourth-year dental student, received the International Association for Dental Research Norton M. Ross Fellowship

Dr. Charles Shuler wins IADR Distinguished Scientist Award
June 28, 2016
Dr. Charles F. Shuler wins 2016 IADR Distinguished Scientist Award in Oral Medicine and Pathology

Staff Recognition Awards for 2015 – 2016
June 1, 2016
Congratulations to these outstanding staff members. . .

Graduation 2016 Awards Recipients
June 1, 2016
Find out who they are...

Dentistry Teaching Awards for 2015 – 2016
June 1, 2016
Congratulations to these outstanding teachers. . .

ADEA awards fellowship to HsingChi von Bergmann
April 6, 2016
Dr. HsingChi von Bergmann has been selected as the 2016 recipient of the ADEA/ADEAGies Foundation Education Fellowship

BCDA award recipients 2016
March 21, 2016
Among the many recipients of BCDA awards this year were UBC Dentistry faculty, alumni and friends

College of Dental Surgeons of BC awards 2016
March 21, 2016
UBC Dentistry salutes all the CDSBC 2016 award winners

Cardiac art competition 2016 winners announced
March 14, 2016
Annual cardiac art competition. Check out the art from the cardiovascular block of DENT 410

Dental hygiene alumni duo win international social responsibility award
February 23, 2016
Global competition recognizes dental hygienists who initiate oral health interventions aimed at improving the oral health of disadvantaged children

Canadian Academy of Health Sciences inducts Michael MacEntee
January 31, 2016
CAHS bestows Fellowship on Dr. Michael I. MacEntee, professor emeritus of Prosthodontics and Dental Geriatrics

 

2015

UBC graduate prosthodontics student wins ACP award
November 2, 2015
Dr. Nesrine Mostafa garners a second place win from the American College of Prosthodontists

Dean’s Night 2015 Awards Recipients
October 15, 2015
Congratulations to all!

First time for a Canadian university: UBC Dentistry grad student wins highly regarded award in dental materials
October 13, 2015
Bernardo U. Peres, a graduate student in Craniofacial Science, won third place in the prestigious George Paffenbarger Award from the Academy of Dental Materials

DMD student takes first place in national research award competition
October 7, 2015
Muizz Wahid, second-year dental student, placed first in the Junior Category in the CADR-NCOHR Student Research Award competition

Faculty of Dentistry Teaching and Staff Awards 2015
October 2, 2015
Congratulations to the following members of the Faculty of Dentistry...

International college inducts faculty, alumni and others
October 1, 2015
The International College of Dentists (ICD) Canadian Section inducted many UBC faculty, alumni and other BC dentists as new Fellows

Highest honour from a French university to UBC Dentistry professor
September 24, 2015
Paris Descartes University presents the rank of honorary doctorate to N. Dorin Ruse

UBC grad perio student wins highly regarded Volpe Prize
July 23, 2015
Periodontics graduate student Dr. Rana Tarzemany won the prestigious Volpe Prize.

Dentistry Teaching Awards for 2014 – 2015
May 14, 2015
Congratulations to these outstanding teachers in the Faculty who help all the students achieve their educational goals...

BCDA award recipients 2015: UBC Dentistry faculty, alumni and friends
March 9, 2015
The BCDA honoured many individuals at their annual Toothfairy Gala. Many of whom are UBC Dentistry faculty, alumni and friends.

College of Dental Surgeons of BC awards to UBC Dentistry faculty and alumni
March 6, 2015
UBC Dentistry alumni and faculty members were well represented among CDSBC award winners.

French university awards N. Dorin Ruse
February 20, 2015
N. Dorin Ruse awarded for the impact of his research at Paris Descartes University

Professor emerita and former dean a recipient of two honours
February 13, 2015
UBC Dentistry professor emerita and former dean Dr. Marcia A. Boyd has been appointed a Member of the Order of Canada.

Honorary Professorship to Christopher Overall
January 20, 2015
The Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg, Germany, conferred an honorary professorship on Dr. Christopher Overall, UBC Dentistry professor and Canada Research Chair in Metalloproteinase Proteomics and Systems Biology.

 

2014

Faculty of Dentistry Teaching and Staff Awards 2014
October 1, 2014
Congratulations to the following members of the Faculty of Dentistry...

Dean’s Night 2014 Awards Recipients
September 22, 2014
Congratulations to all!

Professor emerita and former dean appointed to Order of Canada
July 1, 2014
Dr. Marcia A. Boyd has been appointed to Member of the Order of Canada...

UBC DHDP student wins CDHA Leadership Award
June 11, 2014
Airra Custodio, a recent Dental Hygiene Degree Program graduate, won the 2014 Canadian Dental Hygienists Association Leadership Award, sponsored by Dentsply...

Graduation 2014 Award Recipients
May 28, 2014
Find out who they are...

Dentistry Teaching Awards for 2013 – 2014
May 12, 2014
Congratulations to these outstanding teachers in the Faculty who help all the students achieve their educational goals...

Christopher Overall: CNPN Distinguished Researcher
April 25, 2014
The Canadian National Proteomics Network (CNPN) selected Dr. Christopher Overall for its 2014 distinguished researcher award, the CNPN—Tony Pawson Proteomics Award...

ACFD award recipients 2014: UBC Dentistry faculty
March 31, 2014
The ACFD honoured two outstanding UBC Dentistry individuals at their recent annual general meeting...

College of Dental Surgeons of BC awards to UBC Dentistry faculty and alumni
March 15, 2014
UBC Dentistry alumni and faculty members were well represented among the award winners at the annual College of Dental Surgeons of BC (CDSBC) awards ceremony held on March 6, 2013...

BCDA award recipients 2014: UBC Dentistry alumni and friends
March 10, 2014
The British Columbia Dental Association (BCDA) honoured many individuals at their annual Toothfairy Gala in Vancouver on March 8, 2014...

 

2013

UBC dental hygiene student, alumni and part-time faculty win CDHA awards
October 23, 2013
The Canadian Dental Hygienist Association recently announced the winners of their 2013 Dental Hygiene Recognition Program and UBC was well represented among the winners...

Dean’s Night 2013 Awards Recipients
October 17, 2013
Congratulations to all!

Mahatma Gandhi Samman to Dr. Ravindra Shah
October 9, 2013
Dr. Ravindra Shah, Director of International Relations at UBC Dentistry, was awarded the Mahatma Gandhi Samman...

Zul Kanji ‘the one to watch’—VCC’s 2013 Outstanding Alumni Award winner
June 26, 2013
Zul Kanji, UBC clinical assistant professor and acting director of the Dental Hygiene Degree Program, won an Outstanding Alumni Award from Vancouver Community College (VCC)...

GPR Research Day and Postgrad Residency Programs Certificates of Completion Ceremony
June 12, 2013
The General Practice Residency (GPR) Training Program celebrated their annual research day on Tuesday, June 12, 2013. The day also marked the completion by residents of the GPR and the Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology (OMOP) Residency programs...

Prof. receives funding from the Vancouver Foundation to investigate roots of HIV stigma
June 1, 2013
Dr. Mario Brondani has received two-year funding from the Vancouver Foundation to investigate and understand the roots of HIV stigma as it affects two marginalized communities: Aboriginal and refugee/immigrant...

Graduation 2013 Awards Recipients
May 27, 2013
Congratulations UBC Dentistry Graduates!

Dentistry Teaching Awards 2012 – 2013 Academic Year
May 27, 2013
Congratulations to these outstanding teachers in the Faculty who help all the students achieve their educational goals...

Prof. receives funding to study an orthopedic intervention for sleep apnea in children
May 1, 2013
Dr. Benjamin Pliska received funding to study a non-surgical treatment— maxillary expansion (ME)—in children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome...

Faculty, students and alumnus win IADR/AADR, ADEA, CADR, and CIHR awards for papers
March 20, 2013
Faculty and alumnus win IADR/AADR, ADEA, CADR, and CIHR awards for papers...

Dr. Christopher Overall wins IADR Distinguished Scientist Award for Research in Oral Biology
March 20, 2013
The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) has bestowed its 2013 IADR Distinguished Scientist Award for Research in Oral Biology on Dr. Christopher Overall...

BCDA award recipients 2013: UBC Dentistry faculty and alumni
March 15, 2013
The British Columbia Dental Association (BCDA) honoured many individuals at their annual Toothfairy Gala in Vancouver on March 9, 2013. Among the many recipients this year were UBC Dentistry faculty and alumni...

College of Dental Surgeons of BC awards to UBC Dentistry faculty and alumni
March 7, 2013
UBC Dentistry alumni and faculty members were well represented among the award winners at the annual College of Dental Surgeons of BC (CDSBC) awards ceremony held on March 7, 2013...

International relations director, Dr. Ravindra Shah, recipient of Hind Rattan Award “Jewel of India”
March 6, 2013
For the many people around the world who know Dr. Ravindra Shah, it came as no surprise that he was bestowed with a Hind Rattan Award, one of India’s most prestigious national honours...

 

2012

Dean’s Night 2012 Awards Recipients
September 27, 2012
Congratulations to all.

Highlights from GPR Research Day
June 12, 2012
Highlights from General Practice Residents Research Day and the awards and certificates of completion ceremony of postgraduate residency programs...

Dr. Karen Gardner wins U21 award for fostering international student dialogue
May 31, 2012
Universitas 21, a network of 23 research-led universities around the world, awarded Dr. Karen Gardner its inaugural U21 Award for Internationalisation on May 10, 2012, during its annual presidential meeting held at Lund University in Sweden...

Graduation 2012 Awards Recipients
May 29, 2012
Distinguished Academic Achievement Awards...

Dentistry Teaching Awards 2011–12 Academic Year
May 15, 2012
Congratulations to these outstanding teachers in the Faculty who help all the students achieve their educational goals...

Christopher Overall honoured as a leader in the field of matrix biology
April 26, 2012
Christopher Overall received the Barry Preston Award from the Matrix Biology Society of Australia and New Zealand (MBSANZ)...

BCDA award recipients 2012: UBC faculty and alumnus
March 20, 2012
The British Columbia Dental Association (BCDA) honoured a clinical part-time faculty member, an alumnus and a professor emeritus at their annual Toothfairy Gala in Vancouver on March 10, 2012.

College awards Faculty and Alumni: highest to Dr. David Sweet O.C.
March 1, 2012
Dr. David Sweet O.C. has received the College of Dental Surgeons of BC's highest award: The Honoured Member Award...

 

2011

Dr. Ravindra Shah Receives Honorary Degree from Taiwanese University
December 9, 2011
Dr. Ravindra M. Shah, Director of International Relations, was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy degree from Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan...

Lifetime Achievement Award for Dr. Christopher Overall
November 1, 2011
Dr. Christopher Overall was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contributions to the field of proteolysis from the International Proteolysis Society...

Dean’s Night 2011 Awards Recipients
September 29, 2011
Congratulations to all!

NSERC funding awarded for tooth and jaw development
August 1, 2011
Dr. Joy Richman was awarded an NSERC Discovery Grant of over $312,000 over five years to continue her studies of reptilian tooth and jaw development...

Dr. Fernanda Almeida Wins Prestigious Dental Sleep Medicine Award
July 1, 2011
Dr. Fernanda Almeida has won the 2011 Pierre Robin Academic Award from the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine...

CIHR Awards Over $1.76M to UBC Dentistry Researchers
May 31, 2011
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) has awarded UBC Dentistry professor Chris Overall and his team funding to study tissue destruction and cancer growth...

First-Year DMD Student Wins CADR-IMHA Student Research Award
March 18, 2011
First-year dental student Leila Mohazab won second place in the Junior category of the 2010 – 2011 CADR-IMHA Student Research Awards...

BCDA Award Recipients 2011: UBC Faculty and Alumni
March 17, 2011
The British Columbia Dental Association (BCDA) honoured several UBC faculty and alumni at the annual BCDA Toothfairy Gala in Vancouver on March 12, 2011...

CDSBC Honours UBC Alumni and Faculty
March 17, 2011
The College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia (CDSBC) honoured UBC Dentistry alumni and faculty for their contributions to dentistry and the organization at its annual awards ceremony...

 

2010

BCOCPP team wins CDA Oral Health Promotion Award—team includes UBC alumna / faculty member
November 16, 2010
The Canadian Dental Association has presented the Oral Health Promotion Award to the BC Oral Cancer Prevention Program (BCOCPP) and to two of its founding pioneers, Dr. Miriam Rosin and UBC alumna and faculty member Dr. Michele Williams (DMD 1988)...

Dean’s Night 2010 Awards Recipients
October 5, 2010
Congratulations to all!

Oral health and oral cancer in Vietnam: UBC alumna receives top award for research
July 8, 2010
Dental hygienist and UBC alumna Sherry Priebe is at the top of her profession—she has recently been awarded the World Dental Hygienist Award in the research category by the International Federation of Dental Hygienists...

Dr. Donald Brunette Receives Honorary Degree from Japanese University
June 1, 2010
Dr. Donald M. Brunette was awarded an honorary PhD degree from Nippon Dental University...

Graduation 2010
June 1, 2010
UBC Dentistry is proud of its 42nd graduating class and salutes the hard work and dedication of each of its members in all programs.

Dr. Rosamund Harrison Wins 2010 National Teaching Award
March 15, 2010
Dr. Rosamund Harrison has won the 2010 3M ESPE – ACFD National Dental Teaching Award for her outstanding work in dental education both locally and nationally...

 

2009

Canadian Cancer Society Awards UBC Dentistry Faculty over $800k in Research Grants
December 1, 2009
UBC Dentistry researchers Drs. Catherine Poh and Chris Overall have received two out of the four Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute grants awarded to UBC this year...

Dean’s Night 2009 Awards Recipients
October 1, 2009
Congratulations to all!

Dr. Alan Lowe Recognized by the German Society of Dental Sleep Medicine
August 1, 2009
Dr. Alan Lowe received the 4th Meier-Ewert Award from the Deutsche Gesellschaft Zahnarztliche Schlafmedizin (DGZS)—the German Society of Dental Sleep Medicine...

Dr. Michael MacEntee Wins the IADR Award in Geriatric Research
August 1, 2009
Dr. Michael I. MacEntee has won the International Association of Dental Research Distinguished Scientist Award for Geriatric Oral Research...

 

2008

Watch Dr. David Sweet O.C. Invested Into the Order Of Canada
December 11, 2008
Dr. David J. Sweet O.C. will be invested into the Order of Canada and accepting his insignia on Friday, December 12, at 10:30 a.m. (EST) in Ottawa during an Order of Canada investiture ceremony..

Dean’s Night 2008 Awards Recipients
September 23, 2008
Congratulations to all!

UBC Forensic Dentist Appointed to Order of Canada
July 2, 2008
BC Faculty of Dentistry alumnus and professor David J. Sweet, DMD, PhD, DABFO (Forensic Odontologist), has been appointed to Officer of the Order of Canada...

UBC Dentistry Dean’s List 2007-2008
June 1, 2008
Find out who they are...

Academic and Faculty Awards and Recognition 2007-2008
June 1, 2008
Congratulations to these outstanding teachers in the Faculty who help all the students achieve their educational goals...