Prof. Rob Allaker holds a BSc (Hons) in Applied Biological Sciences (1982) and a PhD (1986) in Skin & Oral Microbiology from the University of the West of England, Bristol. He joined the Royal Veterinary College in 1986 as a Wellcome Trust Post-Doctoral Research Fellow. He then joined Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL) as a lecturer in 1992, was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2002, Reader in 2006 and took the title of Professor of Mucocutaneous Microbiology in 2011. He was (until 2008) secretary to the Oral Microbiology & Immunology Group, British Division of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) for 6 years. He works with a number of Oral Care companies, including GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Boots, and has acted as a London Technology Network Business Fellow to help facilitate the transfer of technology-enabled innovations from QMUL to Industry. In 2010, he was awarded the IADR/GSK Innovation in Oral Care Award. Prof. Allaker is an author on over 70 publications in peer review journals and books, and has supervised over 30 researchers with 3 student winners of national prizes. He is a section editor for the International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents. Rob teaches a wide range of microbiology topics at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels on a range of QMUL and external courses. He was until recently a management committee member of the Association of Basic Science Teachers in Dentistry and Society for General Microbiology Education & Training Groups.
Claudia Cia Worschech graduated in 1992 at the Faculty of Dentistry of Piracicaba, Unicamp. The same university completed Master (2000), PhD (2004) and Post-Doctorate (2011) in Restorative Dentistry, acquiring also the title of Specialist in Dentistry (2001).
She was board member of the Brazilian Society of Esthetic Dentistry (SBOE) from 2000 until 2012, the year he took over the Presidency of the Entity. In SBOE, coordinated the clinical display cases of work related to Aesthetics during the International Congress of the Brazilian Society of Esthetic Dentistry (SBOE) from 2001 until 2008.
SHe was teacher-researcher and collaborator of UNICAMP 2011/2012, during the course Postdoctoral.
She was Director and Vice â€“ President of the Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry USA (AMED)
SHe was Scientific Director of the Paulista Association of Surgeons Dentists â€“ American Regional in the 2004-2008 period.
She was Senior Editor of MICRO: The International Journal of Microdentistry, official journal of the American academies, European and Japanese microscopy.
She is part of the faculty of the Association of Surgeons of Campinas Dentists and the Paulista Association of Dental Surgeons (APCD) Center, in SÃ£o Paulo.
A founding member of the Association of Surgical Microscopy â€“ ABRAMO in 2010.
President of the Association of Surgical Microscopy â€“ ABRAMO 2014 to 2017 and Re-elected 2017-2020.
Owner Group of National Studies of Dental Integration G.E.N.I.O Dental, founded in SÃ£o Paulo in 2013. The GENIO Dental conducts national and international courses and is geared to all dental areas and Health Areas.
Author of several clinical and scientific publications in the most prestigious national and international journals.
author of â€œMICRO-DENTISTRY: Vision and Precision Real-Time,â€ published by Dental Press in September 2008.
Microscopy Manual author produced by ZEISS Germany, launched in 2015.
She is part of the Body of the Journal Editorial IJED Brazil- published by Editora NapoleÃ£o, official journal of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry.
International lecturer, having taught courses in the United States, Japan, Portugal, Lithuania, Argentina, Spain.
Hassan H Koshak is Consultant in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry. Head of the Dental Department and Dental Educator at Comprehensive Specialized Polyclinic, Ministry of Interior Security Forces Medical Services, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, where he has been since 2016. He received a Saudi Fellowship In Dental Implant from the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties, 2014-2016. He received a Saudi Board In Periodontics from the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties, 2012 -2014. He received his Master of Science in Dentistry (MSD) and a Clinical Certificate In Periodontics from Riyadh Colleges of Dentistry and Pharmacy 2009-2012, Riyadh, KSA. With Honours. Also he received his Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) from University of South California School of Dentistry 2006-2008. And he received his Bachelor of dental medicine and surgery (BDS) from Faculty of Dental Medicine and Surgery, King Abdul-Aziz University, Jeddah, KSA.
Dr. Hasan Alkumru was appointed as an Associate Professor, Division of Restorative Dentistry, Discipline of Prosthodontics at the University of Western Ontario Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, effective September 1st, 2014.
Dr. Alkumru received his DDS (1979) in University of Ankara, Faculty of Dentistry and his PhD (1984) in Birmingham University Faculty of Dentistry UK in collaboration with Ankara University. After that he joined to Ankara University, Faculty of Dentistry as an Associate professor until 1998. He became a full time professor in Marmara University, Istanbul and worked as the Head of Department of Prosthodontics and the Vice Dean in between 1999 â€“ 2008.
Dr. Alkumru joined to The University of Toronto in 2009. He was the Head of Department of Prosthodontics, Director of Graduate Prosthodontics Program and Director of Implant Prosthodontics Unit at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry. He mentored three master thesis related to implant prosthodontics during his service in UofT.
Dr. Alkumru is the course director of Second Year Removable Prosthodontics course and also gives several lectures to the third and fourth year students in Restorative Dentistry Courses along with other administrative roles in UWO.
Dr. Timothy Levine graduated from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA in 2003 with a bachelor's in Biology with Honors. He received his doctor of dental medicine from the University of Connecticut in 2008 and did a hospital-based general practice residency at St. Barnabas Hospital in Bronx, NY. He received his certificate in orthodontics, also from St, Barnabas Hospital. During his orthodontic residency, he was awarded Orthodontic Resident of the Year and was also the recipient of the prestigious Herzberg Award. In 2012, he became the first fellow in surgical orthodontics and craniofacial orthopedics at Jacobi Medical Center. He spends part of his time in private practice in the Bronx and Manhattan.
Timothy Levine(Research Area)
Surgical Orthodontics, Cranofacial Orthopaedics, Dental Medicine
Ms. Solange Sfeir; Lebanese nationality finished her high school from Sisters of Sacre Coeur, where she had excellent French, English and Arabic language skills. She continued her education in â€œCollege Centralâ€ for fine arts, and received her Diploma in 2008 from The University of Jordan. Since then she never stopped improving her skills by attending many courses in marketing and computer sciences. She got several recognition from different organizations before invading the dental world.
She succeeded, using her experience in marketing and public relation, in great achievements in the dental field internationally, and especially in the Middle East.
With great perseverance and determination she succeeded to upgrade Smile Dental Journal from a local magazine to one of the best dental journals in the Middle East region.
On the world wide web, she was able to attract more than 35.500 fans for smileâ€™s page on facebook social network, has succeeded to upgrade smileâ€™s website from a simple webpage to a professional website that attracts dental professionals from all over the world and is working now to further steps toward a main goal of being one of the most comprehensive dental websites internationally.
Her recent activities now include the organization of dental events, such as Smile Dental Symposium- Jordan, 1st & 2nd Baghdad Cosmetic Dental Congress- Iraq and many other courses and congresses. Her great personality and professionalism is leading her from one success to another, now being the administrative Director of the â€œBritish Academy of Implant and Restorative Dentistryâ€ on a global level.
Solange Sfeir(Research Area)
Owner and Administrative Director of Dental journal