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Dr

Hajer Derbi

Lecturer In Special Needs Dentistry
Melbourne Dental School
life sciences & biomedicine
science & technology
barriers
public, environmental & occupational health
health-care needs
adolescents
special care
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adults
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Dr

Hajer Derbi

 
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Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
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Dr

Hajer Derbi

 

Dr Hajer Derbi is a specialist in Special Needs Dentistry. Dr Derbi is the lead teacher and Academic in the Dental Speciality of Special Needs Dentistry, with clinical expertise on the diagnosis, treatment planning and management of patients who suffer from a diverse range of profound disability’s requiring special care in Dentistry.

She finished her Master’s degree at the University of Western Australia where her research focused on oral cancer, and attained her speciality degree in Special Needs Dentistry at the University of Melbourne.

She is an outstanding teacher in this clinical environment with excellent communication skills that are needed for both the patient and student. These students are highly proficient Dentists who are undertaking further education at the Specialist level, and Hajer undertakes this teaching with enthusiasm, inspiring her students to achieve the best possible outcomes for their patients, as well as developing life-long learning skills.

Hajer is passionate about furthering knowledge in SND through teaching and research. She is the recipient of the Special Care Dentistry Association Fellowship and the Young Researcher in Special Needs Dentistry Award for International Healthcare Awards – VIHA 2020. Her research has been presented at international conferences and published in national and international peer-reviewed journals.

Her areas of interests are broad and include oral health of patient with intellectual/physical disability, oral health service development, oral health promotion for special needs patients, epidemiology, teaching, dental oncology, osteoradionecrosis and medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaws.

Hajer is a member of the Australian Dental Association, the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Special Needs Dentistry (ANZASND) and the Disability and Oral Health Collaboration (DOHC).

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2020

Young Researcher in Special Needs Dentistry Award for International Healthcare Awards – VIHA 2020

2020

Special Care Dentistry Association Fellowship


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Awards

Credentials

Positions

Positions


Lecturer In Special Needs Dentistry

Melbourne Dental School

Member

SCDA

Member

ANZASND

Member

ADA

Education

Education


Graduate Certificate in University Teaching

University of Melbourne

Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Special Needs Dentistry)

University of Melbourne

Master of Human Biology

The University of Western Australia

Bachelor of Dental Surgeon

University of Garyounis

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