Dr. Norman Levine Undergraduate Dental Student Award
Dr. Norm Levine was the first graduate trainee in pediatric dentistry from the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto
program in 1960. Norm was Professor and Head of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University
of Toronto from 1976 to 1993. He was an internationally renowned and respected leader in dentistry for Persons
with Disabilities. Demonstrating a steadfast passion for pediatric dentistry, Norm raised its profile and reputation.
It is with great honour and respect that the membership of CAPD/ACDP has established The Canadian Academy of Pediatric
Dentistry/Académie Canadienne de Dentisterie Pédiatrique Dr. Norman Levine Undergraduate Dental Student Award.
The 2015 Université de Montréal recipient is Dr. Vanessa Dufour,
pictured 3rd from the left. In addition to excelling in pediatric dentistry,
Dr. Dufour acts as president of the Dental Students Association and is
a member of the Faculty Council.
L to R: Dean Gilles Lavigne; Dr. Jack Turkewicz, Director of the Oral
Health Department; Dr. Vanessa Dufour; Dr. Pierre Boudrias, Director
of the Department of Restoration Dentistry; Dr. Renée Delaquis,
Faculty Secretary; Dr. René Voyer, Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs; and
professors Dr. Florina Moldovan and Dr. Nathalie Rei.
The 2015 University of Saskatchewan recipient is Dr. Richard
Andrews. L to R: Dr. Gerry Uswak, Dean and Associate Professor,
Practice Management, College of Dentistry; Dr. Richard Andrews.
Dr. Emily Wallace was the recipient from Dalhousie University.
Dr. Linda Vanessa Rivera was the recipient from Université Laval.
Undergraduate students actively enrolled in an educational program in dentistry accredited by the Commission on
Dental Accreditation of Canada or an accreditation body with which the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada
has a reciprocal accreditation agreement, are eligible to apply for Undergraduate student membership.
All student members shall be exempt from membership dues, receive copies of all general membership
communications and publications without charge.
Also…Undergraduate student members may attend meetings of the Academy after registering and paying all
associated fees. For complete details see Section 4.2.5 of the Constitution and By-Laws.