PROFESSION HEALTH is a work mainly written by Dr. Bak NGUYEN, DMD. In his team, he has two co-authors who join in the endeavor Dr. Mirjana SINDOLIC, DMD, MSc and Dr. Robert DURAND, DMD, MSc, Professor at University of Montreal . The second and third parts of the books are interviews of guest authors which chapters are written by Dr. Bak NGUYEN.
Dr. Bak Nguyen is a cosmetic dentist and visionary businessman who won the GRAND HOMMAGE prize of "LYS de la Diversité", 2016, for his contribution as a citizen and entrepreneur in the community. He also holds recognitions from the Canadian Parliament and the Canadian Senate.
In 2003, he founded Mdex, a dental company upon which in 2018, he launched the most ambitious private endeavour to reform the dental industry, Canada wide. He wrote five books covering ENTREPRENEURSHIP, LEADERSHIP, QUEST of IDENTITY and now, PROFESSION HEALTH. Philosopher, he has close to his heart the quest of happiness of the people surrounding him, patients and colleagues alike.
Those projects have allowed Dr. Nguyen to attract interests from the international and diplomatic community and he is now the center of a global discussion in the wellbeing and the future of the health profession. It is in that matter that he shared with you his thoughts and encourage the health community to share their own stories.
From his own words, Dr. Nguyen describes himself as a dentist by circonstances, an entrepreneur by nature and a communicator by passion.
Periodontist and Associate Professor at Université de Montréal Faculty of Dentistry, Dr. Durand is first and foremost an accessible professional that most would like to count as a friend. He devoted his life for the wellbeing of others and the advancement of science. In his own words, he thought that he could enjoy his freedom a little longer after graduation but duty call him back at the university to pass on the passion and knowledge to the next generations of dentists.
In 2018, Dr. Durand along with his colleagues in psychology will lead a study aiming to understand the depression/happiness factors that affect dentists throughout their career. The study will be co-funded by Mdex & Co, the company of Dr. Bak Nguyen and the Canadian Federal Government.
Paediatric dentist, lecturer at University of Belgrade for 18 years. I like to employ everything that I am, have and know before going to bed every night and start fresh the next morning! Tomorrow is a blank canvas that needs to be coloured with what I hold dear to my heart.