NDEB® Executive Director and Registrar Receives Alumni of Influence Award
This spring, Dr. Marie Dagenais, NDEB® Executive Director and Registrar was one of three individuals to receive the University of Toronto’s Alumni of Influence Award. The Faculty of Dentistry’s Alumni of Influence Award recognizes diverse alumni and the exceptional ways in which they serve patients, the school and the community.
After receiving her diploma in oral radiology from the University of Toronto, Dr. Dagenais pursued a career as an educator at McGill University where she taught for 27 years. Before joining the NDEB® in 2015, Dr. Dagenais served as the President of the Association of Canadian Faculties of Dentistry, Chair of the Documentation Committee of the Commission on Dental Accreditation, as well as President of the Canadian Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. In 2019, Dr. Dagenais and colleagues were recognized for their contributions to the development of the ACFD educational framework, a conceptual tool to help development of competency within the Canadian undergraduate curricula. The ACFD educational framework received the William J. Gies Award for Innovation.