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Dr.Suhail Hani Al-Amad Academic RankAssociate Professor


  • Oral Medicine / Forensic Odontology

Research Interests:

  • 1- Oral mucosal lesions 2- Medico-legal issues in dentistry Infection prevention and control


- Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Oral Medicine. University of Melbourne 2006 - Graduate Diploma in Oral Pathology & Medicine. University of Melbourne 2004 - Graduate Diploma in Forensic Odontology. University of Melbourne 2003 - Graduate Certificate in Research Ethics. University of Maryland 2007 - Bachelor of Dental Science. University of Jordan 1998 - Fellowship of The Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons RACDS in Oral Medicine (FRACDS-Oral Med). 2010 - Australian Board in Oral Medicine. The Dental Board of Australia, 2013 - Australian Board in General Dentistry. The Dental Board of Australia, 2004 - Jordanian Medial Council Certificate in Oral Medicine. Jordanian Medical Council, 2007
- 2017-present: Associate Professor in Oral Medicine, College of Dental Medicine, University of Sharjah. - 2016-present: Oral Medicine Consultant, University Dental Hospital Sharjah, University of Sharjah. - 2008-2017: Assistant Professor in Oral Medicine, College of Dental Medicine, University of Sharjah. - 2014-2017: Adjunct Senior Lecturer in Forensic Odontology, Monash University, Australia. - 2008-2016: Oral Medicine Specialist, University Dental Hospital Sharjah, University of Sharjah. - 2006-2008: Forensic Odontologist and Oral Medicine Specialist, Ministry of Health, Jordan. - 2002-2006: Forensic Odontologist, Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine, Australia. - 2004-2006: Emergency dental officer, Royal Melbourne Dental Hospital, Australia. - 2004-2006: Special Needs Dentist, Royal Melbourne Dental Hospital, Australia.
- Establishing and training and UAE’s first Forensic Odontology team through a contractual collaboration between the University of Sharjah and Abu Dhabi Police. - Member of the Licensing Board of Dubai Healthcare City - Member of the Research Ethics Review Committee of Dubai Healthcare City - Member of the Experts Panel for the Fitness to Practice committee of Dubai Healthcare City - Head of the Oral Medicine Specialist Evaluation committee of the Ministry of Health - Trainer on Research Ethics through the Middle East Research Ethics Training Initiative of Maryland University - Trainer on Forensic Odontology during workshops on Forensic Human Identifications in Catastrophes and Armed Conflicts, organized by the International Committee of the Red Cross ICRC - Member of the Forensic Odontology committee of Abu Dhabi Police GHQ
1- Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons 2- Member of the Jordanian Society for Criminal Studies and Research 3- Member of the International Scientific Council of Emirates Forensic 4- Member of the Arab Society of Forensic Medicine and Forensic Sciences 5- Deputy Chairman of the Dubai Healthcare City Research Ethics Committee 6- Chairman of the Dubai Healthcare City Licensing Board
Vitamin D deficiency in patients with Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis: a case-control study from the UAE. Funded by the University of Sharjah competitive research grant.
1. Al-Amad SH. El-Saleh A. Elnagdi A. Al-Nasser F. Alsallemi S. Fingernail length as a compromising factor to perforations of latex gloves: a simulated clinical experiment. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal. Accepted 20th May 2018. 2. Al-Amad SH. Prevalence of hepatitis B, C and HIV among patients attending a teaching dental hospital: a seven-year retrospective study from the United Arab Emirates. Saudi Medical Journal. 2018; 39(5): 500-506. 3. Al-Amad SH. Dental evidence as a sole human identifier in world disasters: A literature review with emphasis on the 2004 tsunami disaster. Arab Journal of Forensic Sciences and Forensic Medicine. 2018; 1(7): 781-791. 4. Al-Amad SH, Awad MA, Edher FM, Shahramian K, Omran TA. The effect of rubber dam on atmospheric bacterial aerosols during restorative dentistry. Journal of Infection and Public Health. 2017; Mar - Apr;10(2):195-200 5. Al-Amad SH, Awad MA, Al-Farsi LH, Elkhaled RH. Reporting child abuse cases by dentists working in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine 2016; 22(40): 12-15 6. Al-Amad SH. The Evidentiary Value of Bite Mark Analysis in Criminal Cases. Arab Journal of Forensic Sciences and Forensic Medicine. 2016; 1(3): 180-193 7. Al-Amad SH, Cordner S, Haddidi M, Al-Amad H. Autopsy translates in Arabic to al-tashreeh. Could this term influence its acceptability? Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine 2015; 29:34-5 8. Al-Amad SH, Awad M, Nimri O. Oral cancer in young Jordanians: a potential association with the frequency of Narghile smoking. Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology 2014;118(5): 560-565 9. Madi HA, Swaid S, Al-Amad SH. The Uniqueness of the Human Dentition. Journal of Forensic Odonto-Stomatology 2013; 31:1:30-39 10. Al-Amad SH, Awad M, Silverman H. Attitudes of dental patients towards participation in research. Eastern Mediterranean Journal of Medicine 2014; 20(2): 90-98 Silverman H, Ahmad B. Ajeilat S. Al-Amad SH, et al. Curriculum guide for research ethics workshops for countries in the Middle East. Developing World Bioethics. 2010; 10(2): 70-77
1- Australian Federal Police Operations Medal 2- AEEDC Young Researcher Award University of Sharjah’s Community Services Award in 2016
• Chairman of the Research Ethics Committee. University of Sharjah. • Chairman of the Infection Control Committee. University Dental Hospital Sharjah. • Secretary of the College of Dental Medicine Council. • Team Leader of the Infection Prevention and Control IPC team, responsible for making preparations for the University Dental Hospital Sharjah’s accreditation by Accreditation Canada. • Coordinator of the Dental Health Sciences – 4 stream. • Honorary visiting lecturer. Academy for Police Sciences, Sharjah, UAE. • Member of several committees at the College and University levels. • Reviewer for several journal, and member of panels of judges for research competitions.
Teaching that is based on analysis of clinical problems and solving them through multi-disciplinary approach.
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