January 30, 2020
by University of Manitoba
Dr. John Perry stood in a hallway in the Dentistry Building where graduating class photos line the walls. He motioned with his hand to show that every student pictured since 1985 he had taught.
“The vast majority of dentists and dental hygienists in Manitoba know me as being one of their instructors,” the associate professor and division head of oral pathology said.
Perry has taught full time at the Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry for 35 years. He holds an abundance of institutional knowledge and has an excellent sense of the college’s history, having served under all seven of the college’s deans. He said his experience will help him in his newly appointed position as the college’s associate dean, academic.
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