New appointments: full-time faculty, fall 2015

Dr. Fernanda Almeida

Dr. Fernanda Almeida

Fernanda R. Almeida, DDS, MSc, PhD, has been appointed associate professor with tenure in the Department of Oral Health Sciences.

Read about Almeida’s research in the article “And to All a Good Night! UBC Leaders in Dental Sleep Medicine” in the fall 2011 issue of Impressions.

Read Dr. Fernanda Almeida’s bio and CV here >>

 

 

 

Dr. Mario Brondani

Dr. Mario Brondani

Mario Brondani, DDS, MSc, PhD, has been appointed professor with tenure in the Department of Oral Health Sciences.

For more information about Brondani and his work, read the article “Breaking Barriers—Oral Health for Everyone” in the fall 2015 in the issue of Impressions.

Read Dr. Mario Brondani’s bio and CV here >>

 

 

 

Dr. Karen M. Campbell

Dr. Karen M. Campbell

Karen Campbell, DDS, MSc, FRCDC, has been appointed to the endowed professorship position, Professorship in Dentistry. This endowed professorship is jointly held between UBC and BC Children’s Hospital and is funded by donors to support pediatric dentistry at both institutions.

Dr. Campbell is director of both the Department of Dentistry at BCCH and the Graduate Program in Pediatric Dentistry at UBC Dentistry.

Holding this endowed professorship recognizes the importance of Dr. Campbell’s role in the oral health care of children and the education of pediatric dentists for the province.

Read Dr. Karen Campbell profile here >>

 

 

Mr. Zul Kanji

Mr. Zul Kanji

Zul Kanji, BSc, Dip DH, MSc, EdD (candidate), has appointed director of the Dental Hygiene Degree Program (DHDP).

He began teaching at UBC in 2009, and in 2011 he was appointed a full-time faculty member. Since then he has been the DHDP clinic coordinator, the years 1 and 2 coordinator, and acting director of the program from 2012 to 2013. Kanji’s appointment as director of the dental hygiene program is also paralleled with a tenure-track position in the stream of Professor of Teaching/Educational Leadership.

Read the news announcement about Kanji’s appointment >>

Read Zul Kanji’s profile >>

 

 

Dr. Chris Wyatt

Dr. Chris Wyatt

Chris Wyatt, BSc, DMD, MSc, Dip Pros, FRCD(C), has been appointed Seniors Foundation Professor in Geriatric and Outreach Dentistry. Dr. Wyatt is head of the Division of Prosthodontics and Dental Geriatrics in the Department of Oral Health Sciences at UBC Dentistry. Holding this endowed professorship recognizes the importance and depth of Dr. Wyatt’s role in the promotion of oral health for senior citizens in the UBC Geriatric Dentistry Program.

For more information about Wyatt and his work, read the article “ELDERS Wisdom Improves Seniors’ Quality of Life” in the spring 2010 issue of Impressions.

Read Dr. Chris Wyatt’s bio and CV here >>

 

 

For Almeida, Brondani, Campbell, Kanji and Wyatt, these are significant career achievements. The appointments reflect their individual commitment to research, teaching, graduate supervision and service.