The ArAPD would like to thank professor Monty Duggal, head of the Paediatric Dentistry Department at Leeds Dental Institute for his help, support and encouragement of the founders of this organisation. We would also like to extend our gratitude to the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry for their support through the Hermes project.
Founders of ArAPD
Dr. Hani Nazzal
Senior Consultant, Paediatric Dentistry, Hamad Medical Corporation and visiting lecturer, paediatric department, school of dentistry, University of Leeds
BDS, MFD RCS (Ireland), PhD Paediatric Dentistry, FRCD (Canada) Paediatric Dentistry, MPaed Dent RCSEng.
Dr. Hani completed three years clinical training in Paediatric Dentistry at the University of Leeds in 2008 after which he obtained a Fellowship in Paediatric Dentistry from the Royal College of Dentists in Canada in the same year. He then worked as a Senior Dental Officer in Paediatric Dentistry at Bradford and Airedale Salaried Dental Services between 2008 and 2012. He recently became a member at the royal college of surgeons in England in paediatric dentistry. He is currently doing his consultant training in Paediatric Dentistry at the University of Leeds, School of Dentistry.
Academically, he obtained a PhD in paediatric Dentistry from the University of Leeds School of Dentistry in 2008. In 2012, he was appointed as a NIHR Clinical Lecturer in the paediatric dentistry Department where he is the lead for the 4th year module.
His research interests are in the field of fluoride anticariogenic effect; slow releasing fluoride device, dental plaque, regenerative endodontics and the use of laser Doppler flowmetry. Hani has multiple publications and coauthored book chapters in addition to presenting in several UK national and international conferences.
Prof. Osama El Shahawy
BDS, Bsc, Phd Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Osama was graduated from the faculty of oral and dental medicine Cairo University year 1993, then completed his residency program in pediatric dentistry department Cairo University year 1997. He then had his masters degree in pediatric dentistry and dental public health year 1999. And then completed his Phd in Pediatric dentistry from Cairo university year 2004. During this period he worked as a lecturer then associate professor of pediatric dentistry in the same dental school. He published many papers in the field of pediatric dentistry and supervised 22 master degree and 5 Phd thesis for postgraduate students in pediatric dentistry.
Dr Osama lectured in many international conferences held in Egypt and other countries. He did many courses and workshops on full mouth rehab for children under GA, pulp therapy, full ceramic restoration for primary teeth and management of traumatic injuries.
He is now the head of the Pediatric Dentistry Pediatric Future University in Cairo, He is the secretary general of ESPSN (The Egyptian Society of Pediatric Dentistry and Children with Special Needs) which is a member society in IAPD (International Association of Pediatric Dentistry). He was the secretary general of the first international conference of ESPSN held in Cairo Egypt March 2009, and the secretary general of the second international conference of ESPSN to be held in Cairo Egypt March 2012. He is currently a member of EAPD ( The European Academy of Pediatric Dentistry) and the IAPD ( International Association of Pediatric Dentistry).
Prof. Suhad Hussein AlJundi
BDS, MDentSci, MRCD©, FRCD©
Professor of pediatric dentistry
Jordan university of Science and technology, Jordan
Dr. Suhad Is a member of staff ant the Jordan university of science and Technology, obtained BDS in 1990, and was trined in Leeds dental institute where she obtained her MDentSci degree, and the MRCD© in pediatric dentistry. She then proceeded to obtain the FRCD© in pediatric dentistryin 1999. She has published 23 articles in international journals and co-authored a book on Oral Habits in School Children; in addition, she supervised over 20 Master theses. She was also involved in establishing the speciality of pediatric dentistry in Jordan through her involvement in founding the Jordanian society of pediatric dentistry and setting up the training requirements for pediatric dentistry through her involvlemet in the Jordanian Medical council.