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First Woman to Lead U of T’s Faculty Of Dentistry: Alum Laura Tam Appointed Interim Dean

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The Faculty of Dentistry has appointed a new interim dean who is an experienced educator, researcher and dentist. Professor Laura Tam (DDS 1985, MSc 1993), who is the first woman to be appointed to the decanal position at this Faculty, took over the role on July 1.

“As a proud member of our alumni community, it is truly an honour to be interim dean of this wonderful Faculty,” says Tam. “I have fond memories of dental school and will strive to ensure students leave with the same positive experience that I had.”

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