MBRU graduation creates more specialists for the UAE healthcare sector
Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) has marked another milestone by awarding its latest cohort of graduates from Hamdan Bin Mohammed College of Dental Medicine (HBMCDM) at the University’s annual graduation ceremony under the patronage of its’ Chancellor His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saaed Al Maktoum, and members of its Board and the wider leadership team.
A total of 29 students were presented with their degree certificates at the ceremony, held at the University’s auditorium, spanning five programs
The students were presented with their qualifications in: Master of Sciences (MSc) in Endodontics, MSc Orthodontics, MSc Pediatric Dentistry, MSc Prosthodontics and MSc Oral Surgery. The graduates are recognized as specialists in their disciplines upon graduation, allowing them to work in various governmental and non-governmental sectors; adding more oral healthcare expertise to the UAE healthcare sector.
The latest graduation takes the total number of specialists graduated from HBMCDM to 88, in which 61% of the alumni-body are UAE Nationals. The dental college’s current student body comprises of 18 nationalities with 44% UAE nationals. Females make up 71% of the student body.
Our Alumni currently work in various healthcare entities in the UAE including the Dubai Health Authority, the Ministry of Health and Prevention, the UAE Armed Forces, Abu Dhabi Police as well as others nationally, and globally.
Professor Zaid Hani Baqain, Dean and Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at HBMCDM presided over the graduation ceremony.
“Graduation is a special time for everyone connected with the University and it was an honor to be able to share this occasion with our newest graduates and the wider MBRU family. The success of a university is measured by the quality of its graduates and we can proudly say we are contributing 29 more specialists to the region’s healthcare sector as we strive to improve health in the UAE and beyond,” said Professor Baqain.
“I am confident that our graduates will inspire others and uphold the University’s highest standards of medical care and core values as we continue to grow the MBRU family,” added Professor Baqain.
Dr. Khawla Belhoul, Assistant Dean of Student and Alumni Happiness and Wellbeing at the College and Director of Dubai Dental Hospital added: “On behalf of the entire MBRU family I congratulate these talented individuals on completing this crucial stage of their educational and professional journey.”
“This occasion marks another significant milestone in MBRU’s short history. We are a young, research-focused university that aligns with the principles of Dubai’s visionary leadership and we look forward to continue developing the healthcare leaders of tomorrow.”
MBRU honored the steadfast cooperation of supporters: The Ministry of Education, Dubai Health Authority, the UAE Armed Forces, the Al Jalila Foundation, the Ministry of Health and Prevention, SEHA, and the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Higher Education in Kuwait at the ceremony who supported the postgraduate dental students’ educational journey.