Professor Zaid Hani Baqain
Professor Zaid Hani Baqain is Dean and Professor in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Hamdan Bin Mohammed College of Dental Medicine, Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine & Health Sciences. He is also the Deputy Vice Chancellor for International Relations at MBRU.
Professor Baqain obtained his BDS from the University of Jordan, and MSc (OMFS) from University College London. He pursued his postgraduate training in Jordan, and the United Kingdom; University College London Hospitals, East Grinstead Hospital and the Royal London Hospitals. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in England. Professor Baqain, a Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a Senior Consultant at the University of Jordan Hospital, served as Vice President for the University of Jordan for Scientific and Health Schools, and before that Dean of the School of Dentistry and Director of the Department of Dentistry at the University of Jordan Hospital, Vice Dean, and Chairman of Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine and Periodontology Department. He is an elected Vice President of the Arab Board for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a member on the Specialist Training and Examination Committee. An examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland for membership and fellowship examinations. He is a member on the Board of Trustees for Jordan Society for Education and a member on the Board of Directors for the Internal Academy – Amman. He was a member on the Jordan Medical Council Executive Board and the Specialty Committees, and a member on the Board of Trustees for Isra University in Jordan, was a member on the Council of Deans of the Society of Arab Dental Faculties. In addition, and served as chairman and member on committees for the Higher Education Accreditation Commission in Jordan. He was elected twice as a member on the Board of Executives for the Jordan Dental Association and served as Vice President for the Jordanian Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Society. He is a fellow of a number of national and international professional bodies, a reviewer and a member on the editorial board for peer reviewed journals with more than 50 publications in international journals.
Professor Baqain is recognized at the local, national and regional levels as a respectable clinician in his field, researcher, and an expert in the areas of dental education, promoting continuous education and oral health, a good speaker and servant of society. He was the founder and elected President of the British Universities Alumni Association in Jordan, and currently the Head of the Cultural and Social Committee of the Jordan British Friendship Society.
Through an innovative curriculum, fully-equipped university-campus, modern clinical facilities, and outstanding academic faculty, our postgraduate students will have the opportunity to flourish and excel in their field of study.”
A message to the students of Hamdan Bin Mohammed College of Dental Medicine
The Hamdan Bin Mohammed College of Dental Medicine (HBMCDM), formerly the Dubai College of Dental Medicine, has been in operation since January 2013 for providing high quality specialty dental education and specialized clinical dental services.
Being the first college of the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences, HBMCDM offers three-year full-time postgraduate programs in Endodontics, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry and Prosthodontics, which lead to a Master of Science degree awarded by our institution. All postgraduate programs satisfy the clinical specialist training criteria leading to eligibility for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland specialty membership examinations.
During its short period of existence, HBMCDM has managed with success to enroll qualified residents into all programs, to recruit internationally acclaimed faculty and to utilize state-of-the-art clinical, laboratory, teaching and learning facilities.
HBMCDM aims to provide internationally recognized learner-centered postgraduate dental education, which combines advanced didactic, clinical and research training designed to prepare the candidate for a career at the specialist level. Residents can benefit from clinical practice through the clinical arms of the programs, which are instituted to provide the highest standards of dental care and to offer treatments of complex dental cases.
Our residents work hard and cooperate closely with the faculty and supportive staff in a friendly, relaxed and stimulating environment. Our institution, located within Dubai Healthcare City, contributes and also takes advantage of the integrated academic and clinical environment for excellent healthcare, education and research, all aligned to advance healthcare in the region.
Studying at the HBMCDM is a wise investment for a successful future professional career in specialized dentistry. It is also a privilege that this advanced education takes place in the extraordinary and hospitable city of Dubai.