Prof. Dr. Zaid H baqain
Professor - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
The University of Jordan (Jordan)
Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (UAE)
Professor Baqain obtained his degree in dentistry from the University of
Jordan (UJ) with distinction, and pursued his postgraduate study and
training in oral and maxillofacial surgery (OMFS) in Jordan and the UK, in
University College London (UCL); Queen Victoria and the Royal London
Hospitals. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in England.
Currently he is a professor in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the UJ, on a
sabbatical at Hamdan Bin Mohammed College of Dental Medicine at
Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences in
Dubai and Dean of the College and Deputy Vice Chancellor of the
University, he is also a consultant OMFS in Dubai Healthcare City. He was
the Vice President of the UJ for Science and Health Schools, and prior to
that Dean of the School of Dentistry.
He is an elected Vice President of the Arab Board for OMFS and a member
on its Specialist Training and Examination Committee. He is an examiner
for the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland for the Membership and
Fellowship examinations. He is a reviewer and a member on the editorial
board for peer reviewed journals with more than 50 publications in
international peer reviewed journals.
Professor Baqain was a member on the, Board; Higher Specialist Advisory
Committee for Dental Specialties; Specialist Training and Examination
Committee for OMFS of the Jordan Medical Council. He was a member on
the Council of Deans of the Society of Arab Dental Faculties. He was honoured by the UCL and the UJ. He served as the Vice Dean, and before that the chairman of the OMFS, Oral Medicine and Periodontology Department at UJ. He was an elected to the Board of the Jordanian Dental Association Council in 2009 for two terms and elected Vice President of the Jordanian Society of OMFS.