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Summary: Jinous is a Associate Professor in Paediatric Dentistry.
Dr Jinous Tahmassebi BDS, MDentSci, FRCD (Canada), PhD
Primary research theme: Clinical and Applied
Jinous Tahmassebi gained BDS from the University of Newcastle in 1989 and was awarded a MDentSci in 1993 from the University of Leeds. She gained her Fellowship of Paediatric Dentistry of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada in 1998 and completed her PhD in 2001.
She has experience teaching all members of the dental team at undergraduate and postgraduate level as well as managing and leading academic modules.
She has held NHS, specialist private, community and university posts within the specialties of paediatric dentistry after completing vocational training in 1990. She is an Associate Professor in paediatric dentistry at the University of Leeds School of Dentistry, Chair of the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry Riding branch and a Deputy Chair of the University of Leeds Dental Research Ethics Committee.
Jinous Tahmassebi is a regular speaker at national and international conferences and is a referee for a number of international journals. She has more than 30 peer reviewed publications in a wide range of dental journals. Futhermore, she has co-authored two chapters in one of the leading paediatric dentistry textbooks used for undergradute and postgradute education.
She has led the supervisory team in the successful completion of twelve research projects as part of the Masters in Dental Science and Professional Doctorate and currently supervises two Professional Doctorate students and one PhD student.
For the last 9 years she has been an Internal Examiner for the Finals of the Masters degree in paediatric dentistry and the Professional Doctorate in paediatric dentistry. Also since the introduction of the Professional Doctorate in paediatric dentistry in 2010, she has been an independent assessor for the postgraduate transfer viva.