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CDA Oasis Conversations: Dr. Paul Santerre on the NCOHR Technology, Translation and Commercialization Workshop

The funding of research in Canadian universities is undergoing profound change with major consequences for young faculty members and trainees in dental schools, according to Dr. Paul Santerre, a professor at the University of Toronto. He and a number of colleagues are working to help these young scholars navigate the waters that lie ahead by organizing a two-day workshop in Toronto on July 30 & 31, titled “Technology Transfer and Commercialization.” Increasingly, research funding is tied to the likelihood that an idea can be turned into a practical application that can benefit society in tangible ways. The researchers of today ...

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CDA Oasis Conversations: Dr. Jack Cottrell on FDI activities

Dr. Jack Cottrell, member of FDI Council, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about recent FDI activities. Click here to visit FDI Website Click here for the 2015 FDI Annual World Dental Congress             Watch the video interview  

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Dr. David Sweet Featured in Trek

“Walk Softly When You Carry the Dead” “A trim, handsome man with a warm smile and silver‑gray hair, Sweet’s positive energy is contagious.” Top forensic dentist Dr. David Sweet, OC, is all too familiar with the tragic aftermaths of violent crimes and natural disasters. And, more than once, he has been forced to confront his own mortality. Yet this gifted and compassionate scientist is as positive as they come. Click here to read the full article   Dr. David Sweet’s Bio David Sweet O.C. graduated from UBC Dentistry (Doctor of Dental Medicine) in 1978. He maintained a private solo dental practice ...

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Oasis Moment: Mr. Lyle Best on promoting the success of dentists in Canada

Mr. Lyle Best, Chairman of CDSPI Board of Directors, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the latest initiatives at CDSPI as well as their Member Assistance Program (MAP). Watch the full version of the video interview             Watch a shorter version of the video interview Resources CDSPI website CDSPI Member Assistance Program (MAP) CDSPI Insurance Program CDSPI Investment Program

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CDA Oasis Conversations: Mr. Lyle Best on promoting the success of dentists in Canada

Mr. Lyle Best, Chairman of CDSPI Board of Directors, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the latest initiatives at CDSPI as well as their Member Assistance Program (MAP). Watch a shorter version of the video interview             Watch the shorter version of the video interview Resources CDSPI website CDSPI Member Assistance Program (MAP) CDSPI Insurance Program CDSPI Investment Program

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CDA Oasis Conversations: Dr. Rob Bouclin speaks about the Canadian Academy of Periodontology 2015 AGM in St. John’s, NL

Dr. Rob Bouclin, President of the Canadian Academy of Periodontology, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the Academy’s 2015 Annual General Meeting to be held in August in St John’s, NL, in conjunction with the CDA/NLDA convention. Click here for information about Dr. George Merijohn, DDS Click here for information about Dr. James Rutkowski Click here for the CDA/NLDA Convention program       Watch the video interview     Dr. Robert Bouclin holds a Bachelor degree in Biochemistry from the University of Ottawa and completed his dentistry training at l’Université Laval in Quebec City.  During his studies he took a ...

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CDA Oasis Conversations: Dr. Wesley Dunn: the beginnings of dentistry @ Western U

Dr. Wes Dunn, founding Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry at Western University, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the history of how dentistry started at Western University; the challenges and rewards.                Listen to the audio interview   Dr. Wesley Dunn Dr. Wesley Dunn was the founding Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry at Western University.  Throughout his career at Western, Dunn was active in the Canadian and Ontario Dental Association and the Royal College of Dental Surgeons, influencing education and practice across the country. An active Professor Emeritus, Dunn was previously awarded Western’s ...

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CDA Oasis Conversation: Dr. David Kenny speaks about Dr. John G.C. Adams

Dr. David Kenny, pediatric dentist in Toronto, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the life and career of Dr. John Adams father of public health dentistry.  Biography: Adams, John Gennings Curtis           Watch the video interview  

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