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Dr. Iyad Abou_rabii

Assisstant Professor
University of Warwick
Warwick Medical School

Brief Biography:

Dr.Abou-Rabii is an Oral and Macillo-Facial Surgeon with extensive background in Implant Dentistry. He is also a multidisciplinary academic staff, leading multiple researches in dental , pharmaceutical and educational fields. He graduated in 1991, and received PG Diploma in Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery in 1993 after two years of residency training in the University Hospital of Damascus. He obtained his Master of Research in Biology and Medicine from Joseph Fourier University in France in 1998 and his PhD in Dental and Oral Pharmacology from Auvergne University (France) in 2004. Dr Abou-Rabii has has practiced implant dentistry and oral surgery for more than 15 years before joining the University of Warwick in 2011, he is actually the Academic Course Director of MSc in Implant Dentistry program, in addition to other key academic, and research roles and positions. He keeps a keen interest in academics and actively involved with scientific research, he conducted several research projects on mucosdhesive tablets and Saliva as diagnostic tool, and he gave several oral presentations in top world research conferences. He is actually the Vice President of the Pharmacology and Toxicology Group in the IADR (international Association of Dental Research).

Academic positions:

07/03/2011 ? Academic Course Director (implant Dentistry) Course Director (Masters in Implant Dentistry). Module Leader (Principals of Implant dentistry - Professional project and Dissertation). Module in Preparation (Sedation in Dental Practice) University of Warwick Gibbet Hill Road, CV4 7AL Coventry (United Kingdom) Education and Research 05/10/2007 - 06/03/2011 Assistant Professor Clinical Instructor, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Implant Dentistry. Dental pharmacology, implantology, Oral Surgery Clinical activity: Responsible of Oral Surgery Day Hospital, Departement of Oral an Maxillofacial Sciences Scientific Research: In Vitro Development of a local anaesthetic mucoadhesive tablet. Qassim University King Abdul Aziz Road, 51052 Buraydah (Saudi Arabia) Education and research 01/08/2005 - 04/10/2007 Assistant Professor Course Director of Anaesthesiology, Extraction and Dental Pharmacology. Responsibilities included supervision of Oral and Maxillofacial clinical and operating room surgeries; consultations, lecture and seminar presentations, research; supervision of professional continuing education programs. Damascus University- College of Dentistry Mazza Street, Damascus (La Syrie) Education

Research interests:

Medical Education, Mucoadhesive tablets and new buccal drug delivery systems, analysis of the secretion of drugs and toxic substances in saliva after their oral ingestion.Technology in the education and learning (e-learning).

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