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ADVANCED
POSTGRADUATE EDUCATION

ACADEMIC
ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS

CONSULTANTSHIPS

PROFESSIONAL
ORGANIZATIONS ACTIVE AND INACTIVE

Advanced Postgraduate Education

1971

Ph.D. Major in Higher Education, Minor in education research and training. School of Education. University of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

1971

1970

Certificate in Endodontics
School of Dentistry
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

1970

1968

MDS, Fixed Prosthodontics,
School of Dentistry
University of Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1968

1965

DDS, Doctor of Dental Surgery
College of dentistry
Damascus University- Syria

1965

Academic and Administrative Appointments

2004-Present

USC, Professor Emeritus,
University of Southern, California 
Los Angeles California

2004-Present

1998-2012

Professor, Advanced Education in General Dentistry
School of dentistry / PAADI
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California

1998-2012

1988-2004

Professor of Endodontics
School of dentistry
University of Southern California
Los Angeles California

1988-2004

1972-1998

Program Director. Advanced Education in Endodontics
School of dentistry
University of Southern California
Los Angeles California

1972-1998

1977-1988

Chairman, Department of Endodontics.
Associate professor.
School of dentistry,
University of Southern California
Los Angeles California

1977-1988

1977-1997

Professor, Department of Education
School of Education
University of Southern California
Los Angeles California

1977-1997

1971-1976

Assistant Professor of Endodontics
Department of Endodontics
School of dentistry
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California

1971-1976

1969-1971

Instructor, Department of Endodontics
School of dentistry
University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1969-1971

1968-1969

Instructor, Fxed prosthodontics
Department of prosthodontics
School of dentistry
University of Pittsburgh,
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1968-1969

CONSULTANTSHIPS

1997-1998

Reviewer,  Journal  of  Oral Implantology. 2010-Present

1997-1998

1996

Consultant- Brazilian Endodontic Journal

1996

1994

Consultant. Department of Education
School of Education
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California

1994

1990-1992

Consultant, and Chairman
Laser research review board
A USC and Biolase Technology
San Clemente, California

1990-1992

1989 -1992

Endodontic consultant,
North East Regional Board of Dental Examiners (NERB)

1989 -1992

1982-1986

Consultant/ Research and Development Council
California Dental Journal

1982-1986

1981-1985

Dentistry consultant, Los Angeles County- USC Hospital.

1981-1985

1981-1985

Consultant, Plato Project.
Development of diagnostic programs in computer assisted instructions.
University of Minnesota

1981-1985

1974 -1978

Consultant – Long Beach V.A. Hospital, Long Beach, California

1974 -1978

1974 - 1977

Consultant – Watts Health Foundation, Los Angeles, California

1974 - 1977

1974 - 1977

Consultant – Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (Regional Office), San Francisco, California

1974 - 1977

1965

Consultant to the national project on “Instructional Information Exchange for Dentistry in the United States.”  Contributions in the area of dental objectives and evaluation.

1965

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS ACTIVE AND INACTIVE

1996

Academy of General Dentistry

1996

1985

Organizing Committee: California Association of Endodontists
1985

1984

Fellow to the American College of Dentists (FACD)
1984

1984

Fellow of Pierre Fauchard Academy
1984

1984

Fellow of Academy of International Dentistry
1984

1983

Fellow of Academy of International Dental Studies (FAIDS)
1983

1982

Chairman, Council on Research and Development California Dental Association
1982

1980

American Arab Medical Association
1980

Present

American Association of Endodontists
Present
American Association of University Professors

1977 - present

American Dental Association
1977 - present

1970 - present

California Dental Association
1970 - present

2019 - present

American Academy of Periodontology

2019 - present

ADVANCED
POSTGRADUATE EDUCATION

ACADEMIC
ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS

CONSULTANTSHIPS

PROFESSIONAL
ORGANIZATIONS ACTIVE AND INACTIVE