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Prof.AB Rani Samsudin Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies in the College of Dentistry Academic RankProfessor


  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Research Interests:

  • Oral & Maxillofacial tissue engineering, Dental implant, bone graft materials Orthognathic surgery, Sleep apnea.


Bachelor of Dental Surgery, University of Baghdad 1983 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England 1992
1983 – 1988 – Dental Officer, Ministry of Health Malaysia 1989-1991 Oral surgery Tutor at University of Glasgow 1991-1994 Oral Surgery Registrar at University of Leeds 1995 Oral Surgery Lecturer at University of Adelaide 1995-2006 Oral Surgery Lecturer at University Science Malaysia 2006-2013 – Dean, College of dental Medicine, University of Sharjah 2013 – today – Professor of Oral Surgery, University of Sharjah
Continuing Education Programs for Dental Practitioners, Surgeons. Charity medical missions for developing countries.
Member of the Emirate Medical Association. Fellow of the International Associations of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
Bone Biology and Craniofacial Surgery
Publications Year 2010 - 2014 1. Saeed M. Banabilih, AH Suzina, Hazama Mohamad, Sidek Dinsuhaimi, AR Samsudin, GD Singh. Assessment of 3-D nasal airway morphology in Southeast Asian adults with obstructive sleep apnea using acoustic rhinometry. Clinical Oral Investigations (2010); 14(5)491-8. 2. Banabilih SM, Samsudin AR, Suzina AH, Dinsuhaimi S. Facial profile shape, malocclusion and palatal morphology in Malay obstructive sleep apnea patients. Angle Orthod (2010) 80(1):37-42 3. Rosdan Salim, Nik Adilah Nik Othman, Mohd Khairi Md Daud, AR Samsudin, Din Suhaimi Sidek, Hasnan Jaafar. Onlay Augmentation: A comparative study between bovine xenogeneic graft and allogeneic graft on the calvarium of rat model. Int. Med. J. (2010) 17(2) : 147-151. 4. Ali Abdul Kawi Taher, A.R. Samsudin. Clinical and radiological study of immediate placement of coral coated dental implants. Med. J. Malaysia (2010); 17:3,110-115. ISSN 1394-195X 5. Osama Bahaa Mohammed, A.R. Samsudin and Rozita Hassan. Computerized Tomography of Upper Airway in Adults with Obstructive Sleep Apnea : Preliminary Study. International Medical Journal (2010) 17(1), 53-56. 6. Osama B., A.R. Samsudin and Rozita Hassan. Craniofacial Morphology of Malay Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnoea. The European Journal of Orthodontics. (2010) Doi:10.1093ejo/cjq108 7. Norshamsuria Omar, TP Kanan, Abdul Rashid Ismail, Siti Fadilah Abdullah, A.R. Samsudin and S.A.H. Suzina. In Vitro Cytotoxic Evaluation of Processed Natural Coral in Human Osteoblast. International Journal of Toxicology (2011) 30:443 DOI: 10.1177/1091581811399474, 8. Ahmad Azlina, Berahim Zurairah, Sidek Mohamad Ros, Mokhar Khairani Idah, A.R. Samsudin. Extraction of Mitochondrial DNA from Tooth Dentin ; application of two techniques. Archives of Orofacial Sciences (2011) 6(1):9-14. 9. Zainul A. Rajion, Ali R.A. Al-Khatib, A.R. Samsudin. The nasopharynx in infants with cleft lip and palate. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology (2012) 76:227-234. 10. H.E. Hamid, A. Azlina, MF Khamis, RA Rahman, NH Abdul Razak, SS Mutum and A.R. Samsudin. Effect of Biphasic Calcium Phosphate Treated with Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor on Osteogenesis and Angiogenesis Gene Expression In Vitro (2013) The 15th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, IFMBE Proceedings 43, DOI:10.10079/978-3-319-02913-9_61; 239-242 Springer International Publishing Switzerland 11. T.P. kanan, N Ahmad Shah, A Ahmad, SF Ramli, Narazah M Yusoff and AR Samsudin. Genotoxic evaluation of synthetic hydroxyapatite using mammalian bone marrow chromosome aberration test. Arch Orofac Sci (2014),9(1):1-7 12. Hamid H. Enezei, Azlina A, Khamis MF, Rahman RA, Abdul Razak NH, Mutum SS and Samsudin AR. Effect of Local Implantation of Composite Biomaterial Loaded with Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor in Healing of Critical-Sized Mandibular Defect – A Pilot Study. J Dent Oral Disord Ther (2014) 2(2),1-5. 13. Hashim H, Samsudin AR. Do symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome exist in highly trained Malay security personnel? Oral Health and Dental management (2014), 13(2):336-340. 14. Hazel Muhammad, A.R. Samsudin, Noor Hayati Abdul Razak, Mohd Shafie Abdullah, Abdullah Pohchi, Shaifuizan Abdul Rahman, Ramizu Shaari, Roselinda Ab. Rahman, Marzuki Omar, Mohammad Khursheed Alam. Massive Arteriovenous Malformation: The HUSM Experience. International Medical Journal. (2014); 21(4):416-420. 15. Tengku Shaeran TA, Mohamad MSF, Purmal K, Pochi A and Samsudin AR. Oral Biphosphonate and Orthognathic Surgery : A Case Report and literature Review. International Medical Journal (2014); 21 (4): 424-427.
Fellow of International College of Dentist USA 2005 Fellow of the French Academy of Dental Sciences 2012 Services
Problem Based and Integrated Teaching philosophy.
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