Celebrating your achievements

Schulich Dentistry celebrated Dental Assistants Recognition Week and the team of dental assistants at the School in early March. Coffee and cupcakes were enjoyed by all.  

Congratulations to:

Dr. Sheila Butler for being named Best Cosmetic Dentist in London in the annual “Best in London” London Free Press contest.

Abby Hensel, MSc Student, Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Schulich Dentistry, who has been awarded a CIHR Canada Graduate Scholarship. Hensel is supervised by Dr. Noha Gomaa and Kelly Anderson, PhD. 

Faculty and members of the Classes of 2023, 2024 and 2025 who received the Dentistry 2021 awards.

Faculty Awards:

  • Jacinta Santos - W.W. Wood Full-Time Faculty Award -
    • Established to commemorate Dr. Bill Wood, whose academic career exemplified dedication to research, teaching, and service. This award for “excellence in dental education” will be given each year, in each Canadian Faculty of Dentistry, to a full-time faculty member who has completed at least three years of teaching in a Canadian Faculty of Dentistry and has made significant individual contributions to the School.
  • Peter Taylor - C.Y. Lung Part-Time Faculty Award
    • Established to recognize outstanding contributions to the undergraduate dental program by the late C. Y. Lung, to honour on an annual basis, a member of the part-time faculty of Schulich Dentistry who has made significant individual contributions to the School.


Year 1 Student Awards

  • Marie Syriopoulos - Dr. Sam Ioannidis Memorial Award
  • Khashayar Khaleghi - General Medicine Award
  • Kieaw Pienjaroen - RCDSO Dean’s Award of Excellence
  • Elena Voorand - Toronto Crown & Bridge Study Club Award
  • Kieaw Pienjaroen - RCDSO Scholarship First Year


Year 2 Student Awards

  • Rachelle Li - Centennial Orthodontic and Paediatric Dentistry Award –
  • Dana Mohammad - Dr. Donald F. MacLean Award in Oral Radiology
  • Tina Darvazehban - Dr. Donald S. Moore Award in Occlusal Therapy
  • Stephanie Borsatti - Laura Stakiw Memorial Award
  • Roxana Militaru - Toronto Crown & Bridge Study Club Award and the RCDSO Scholarship Second Year


Year 3 Student Awards

  • Samantha Chow - Academy of Operative Dentistry Award and the Centennial Orthodontic and Paediatric Dentistry Award
  • Hemisha Patel - Association of Prosthodontists of Ontario Award
  • Kaylie Magidson - Canadian Academy of Periodontology Award
  • Marjorie-Ann Hurtubise - Elgin Dental Association Award in Oral Surgery
  • Kaylie Magidson - Dentistry Class of 1975 Scholarship and the Western Faculty Association Scholarship
  • Caitlin Loo - International College of Dentists Award
  • Alicia Gordon - Ontario Dental Association Proficiency Award


The Year Four awards will be presented at a private ceremony following the Dentistry Convocation on June 23, 2022.

If you have news of an achievement you would like to see highlighted in the Dentistry newsletter, please email schulich.dentistry@schulich.uwo.ca.