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Biography

Dr Sabbah is a Senior Lecturer of Dental Public at the Health Faculty of Dentistry, Oral & Craniofacial Sciences, King’s College London (KCL).  He is the lead for the Dental Public Health curriculum in the BDS programme at KCL.  

He was previously employed as Associate Professor at Oregon Health & Science University (OR, USA) and senior researcher at University College London.  He completed the speciality training program in Dental Public Health at the University of Toronto, Canada (1998) and has acquired global experience in the practice and teaching of Dental Public Health and related research in North America and UK. 

He has considerable experience in oral epidemiology, biostatistics, research methods and health services research.  Major areas of research interest include social epidemiology, inequalities in oral and general health, inequalities in the provision of oral health services, the relationship between oral and general health and evidence-based reviews of dental interventions.  He has been involved in writing a number of research grants to the NIH (USA), ESRC (UK), and NHS (UK).  He has several publications in peer reviewed international journals.  He is in editorial boards in a number of international journals.  Dr Sabbah had supervised more than 30 MSc and PhD students in UK and USA universities.