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Dr. Elham Emami Appointed Dean of McGill FOD

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Elham EmamiChristopher Manfredi, Ph.D., M.A., Provost and Vice-Principal Academic of McGill University, has announced the appointment of Elham Emami, D.D.S., Ph.D., M.Sc., as the next Dean of the McGill University Faculty of Dentistry (McGill FOD). Dr. Emami’s five-year, renewable term will begin on July 1, 2018, and end June 30, 2023. The Advisory Committee for the Selection of a Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry conducted an extensive, international search. 

The McGill University Board of Governors accepted the committee’s recommendation during its meeting on Feb. 15, 2018.

Dr. Emami is an internationally recognized clinical scientist who has dedicated her career to the promotion of oral health through service, education and research. She is currently a Full Professor, with tenure, in the Université de Montréal Faculté de Médecine Dentaire’s (UdeM FMD) Department of Restorative Dentistry. She is the Director of the UdeM FMD Oral Health and Rehabilitation Research Unit, an adjunct professor in McGill’s Faculty of Dentistry, and a Research Associate at the Centre de recherche du Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CRCHUM). Much of her multidisciplinary, practice-driven research is focused on three areas: prosthodontic treatments, the impact of oral health on general health, and social inequalities in rural populations.

Dr. Emami holds a Ph.D. in Biomedical Science and an M.Sc. in Prosthodontic Rehabilitation, both from the Université de Montréal. She completed postdoctoral research in public dental health and cancer epidemiology at McGill and the CRCHUM, respectively. She earned her D.D.S. at Tehran University of Medical Sciences School of Dentistry.

Courtesy of McGill University Faculty of Dentistry 

Published on March 14, 2018

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