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Associate Professor

Dr. Mayssoon Dashash

              DDS, MSc, PhD Pead (Eng),MFDS RCS(Edin), PgCert( MedEd)

 

                                                         

 

                                         Website: www.mdashash.com

 

General Director for Measurement and Evaluation in Higher Education

Ministry of Higher Education

Syria

                                       www.newcme-edu.net

 

Current position:

  • 7/2013 -present

General Director of Measurement and Evaluation in Higher Education, Syrian Arab Republic.

  • 2012-present

Associate Professor in the Faculty of Dentistry, Damascus University.

 

Education and Qualifications:

  • 2009-2015 :

PgCert in medical education from the University of Dundee, UK

  • 2015- to present

Msc student in medical education, University of Dundee, UK.

  • 2005-2007:

MFDS RCS(Ed) Membership of the Royal College of Surgeon of Edinburgh. UK.

  • 2001-2005 :

Ph .D in Paediatric Dentistry, The University of Manchester, School of Dentistry, UK.

Thesis title: cytokine gene polymorphisms and gingivitis in children.

  • 1995-1997:  

MSc Master in Paediatric Dentistry (with an excellent grade), Faculty of Dentistry, Damascus University, Syria.

Thesis title:  "Relationship between protein-energy malnutrition and gingivitis in children.

  • 1993-1995:  

Dip (Pead) Diploma in Paediatric Dentistry (with an excellent grade), Faculty of Dentistry, Damascus University, Syria.

  • 1988-1993:

D.D.S, Doctor of Dental Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Damascus University, Syria.

 

 

 

     Publications:  

1-  Scientific Papers:

1.  Dashash M, Al-Jazar N. Timing and sequence of emergence of permanent teeth in Syrian schoolchildren. Journal of investigative and clinical dentistry. 2017;e12311.

2.  Al-Hilfi T, Dashash M. Evidence Based- Medical Education and Accreditation in Emergency Situation-Iraq. American Journal of Health Research (Submitted,2017).

3.  Dashash M. Unified National Medical Examinations as a Tool for Maintaining Standards and Recognition during Syrian Crisis. (Submitted to Education for Health, 2017).

4.  Al-Mouslli H, Dashash M. Through the Eye of the Beholder: Oral Health- Related Quality of Life of Children with Traumatic Dental Injuries during the Syrian Crisis. Tishreen University Journal for Research and Scientific Studies - Health Sciences Series, 2016; 38 (4): 225-235.

5.  Latifeh Y, Dashash M. A Critical Analysis and a Suggested Reform of Psychiatric Curriculum in Medical Faculties during Syrian Crisis. American Journal of Health Research, Special issue: Medical Education in Emergency, 2016; 4(6-1): 12-18.

6.  Dashash M. Identifying and Assessing Competencies for an Entry Level Graduate in The Faculty of Dentistry, Damascus University: Approaches, Lessons Learned and Evidence Provided, International Journal of Current Medical and Pharmaceutical Research, 2016; 2,9, 708-711.

7.  Alkhatib B, Dashash M, Omar K.  Plagiarism Detection in Medical Research Using Medical Ontology Tishreen University Journal for Research and Scientific Studies - Engineering Sciences Series Vol. (38) No. (1) 2016.

8.  Omar K, Alkhatib B, Dashash M. Plagiarism Detection in Arabic Using Translation and Medical Ontology, International Journal of Current Medical and Pharmaceutical Research Sciences, 2016: 2, 648-653.

9.  Dashash M, Omar K. CRISIS Criteria for Effective Continuous Education in Traumatic Dental Injuries during Syrian Crisis. American Journal of Health Research, Special issue: Medical Education in Emergency, 2016; 4(6-1): 1-6.

10.  Omar K, Alkhatib B, Dashash M, Alhassan F. The Implementation of Using Medical Ontologies in Plagiarism Detection, International Review on Computers and Software (IRECOS), 2016. 11(3), pp. 232-238.

11.  Alshiekhly U, Arrar R, Barngkgei I, Dashash M. Facebook as a Learning Environment for Teaching Medical Emergencies in Dental Practice. Education for Health, 2015; 28:176-80.

12.  Dashash M. Community-Oriented Medical Education: Bringing Perspectives to Curriculum Planners in Damascus University, Education for Health 26(2), 2013, 130-132.

13.  Dashash M, Yeung CA, Jamous I, Blinkhorn A. Interventions for the restorative care of amelogenesis imperfecta in children and adolescents. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013 Jun 6; 6:CD007157.

14.  Dak-Albab, R.J.http://www.scopus.com/static/images/s.gif , Dashash, M.A. The influence of socioeconomic status on oral health-related quality of life among Syrian children with cleft lip, or palate, or both. Saudi Medical Journal 34,(2), 2013, 181-186.

15.  Omar, K.a, Alkhatib, B.a, Dashash, M. The implementation of plagiarism detection system in health sciences publications in Arabic and English languages. International Review on Computers and Software. 8 (4)2013, 915-919.

16.  ALahmar R. Dashash. An Evaluation of Medication Knowledge of Dentists in Damascus city, Damascus University Journal for Health Sciences, 29( 2) 2013, 439-449.

17.  David A. Parry, Steven J. Brooks, Clare V. Logan, James A. Poulter, El-Sayed W Al-Bahlani S, Al Harasi S,  Sayed J, El Raïf M , Roger C. Shore, M, Dashash M, Martin J. Barron, Joanne E. Morgan, Ian M. Carr, Graham R. Taylor, Colin A. Johnson, Michael J. Aldred, Michael J. Dixon, J. Tim Wright, Jennifer Kirkham, Chris F. Inglehearn, Alan J. Mighell. Mutations in C4orf26 Cause Amelogenesis Imperfecta and Identify a Novel Peptide with in vitro Hydroxyapatite Nucleation Activity. American Journal of Human Genetics, 2012 7;91(3):565-71.

18.  Jaghasi I, Hatahet W, Dashash M. Dietary Patterns and Oral Health in Schoolchildren from Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic, East Mediterr Health J 18,4, 2012. 358-364.

19. Dashash M, Blinkhorn M. The Dental Health of 5 Year Old Children Living in Damascus, Syria, Community Dental Health, 2012, 29(3), 209-213.

20. Takriti M, Dashash M Craniofacial Parameters of Syrian Children with Beta-Thalassemia Major. Journal of investigative and clinical dentistry, 2011,2;1-9.

21. Dashash M. Bazrafshani R, Poulton K,  Jaber S,  Naeem E, Blinkhorn AS.  Enamelin /Ameloblastin gene polymorphisms in autosomal amelogenesis imperfecta among Syrian families, Journal of investigative and clinical dentistry, 2010,1; 1-7.

22. Takriti M, Dashash M. A comparison between Thalassemic Patients and normal controls in terms of dimensions of the dental arch. Damascus University Journal for Medical Sciences 2010, (In press).

23.  Dashash M. Youssef M. Dental education in Damascus University: a critical analysis and a suggested road map for accreditation, proceeding in the International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, Spain, 5-7 July, 2010.

24.  Dashash M. Arab universities: information management for better world ranking the policy is: writing right for your website. Conference Proceeding in the International Conference of Higher Education, Lebanon, 2010.

25.  Dashash M, Gleeny A.M, Drucker DB, Hutchinson IV, Blinkhorn AS ‘IL-1 Receptor Antagonist For Treating Periodontitis’.  Cochrane Library 2009, issue1.

26.  Dashash M. Yousef M. Does the Level of Knowledge Delivered in 'English in Dentistry' affect the Quality of Future Dental Education?   Conference Proceeding in the International Conference for Education, Research and Innovation, Spain, 2009.

27.  Kayyal M and Dashash M. The Participatory Approach in the Reform of Academic Curricula –  Case Study of the Faculty of Dentistry at Damascus University – Syria. The Arab Regional Conference on Higher Education(ARCH+10), UNESCO Regional report, June 2009.

28.  Dashash M, Blinkhorn F, Blinkhorn AS. IL-10 Gene Polymorphisms, Periodontal Disease and Intrauterine Growth Restriction; A Pilot Study. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education. 2009. 47(3):79-88.

29.  Dashash M, Sbenati A, Yeung A, Blinkhorn AS. Interventions for the restorative care of amelogenesis imperfecta in children and adolescents Cochrane Library 2009, issue1.

30.  Dashash M, Nugent J, Baker P, Tansinda D, Blinkhorn F. –174 Interleukin-6 Genotype, Periodontal Disease and adverse pregnancy outcomes A Pilot Study.  Journal of Clinical Immunology. 2008. May;28(3):237-43.

31.  Nugent J L, Dashash M, Blinkhorn F, Tansinda D, Baker PN. Periodontal disease is not associated with poor pregnancy outcome. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education 45(4), 2007-107-110. 

32.  Dashash M, Drucker DB, Hutchinson IV,  Bazrafshani MR, Blinkhorn AS.  Interleukin -1 receptor antagonist gene polymorphism and gingivitis in children. Oral Diseases. 2007 13(3):308-13.

33.  Dashash M, Pravica V, Hutchinson IV, Barson AJ, Drucker DB. Association of sudden infant death syndrome with VEGF and IL-6 gene polymorphisms. Human Immunology. 2006; 67(8): 627-33.

34.  Dashash M, Drucker DB, Blinkhorn AS. Interleukin-10 haplotype frequencies in children with gingivitis. The Journal of Periodontology. 2006 Sep; 77(9):1503-9.

35.  Dashash M, Blinkhorn AS Hutchinson IV, Pravica V, Drucker DB‘ The Relationship between IL-10 Gene Polymorphism at Position –1082 and Susceptibility to Gingivitis in Children’. The Journal of Periodontology, 2005; 76(9) 1423-1430.

36.  Dashash M. The relation between protein energy malnutrition and gingival status in children. East Mediterr Health J. 2000 Mar-May; 6(2-3):507-10. Arabic.

 

2-  تقارير علمية لمنظمات وجهات دولية:

  1. Needs of Syrian Higher Education to establish and enhance a culture of quality in higher education systems of Arab states, UNESCO Regional workshop, Beirut, 12-14 May 2013.
  2. The status of accreditation of higher health education institutions in Syria with the progress made thus far and future plans, WHO workshop about accreditation for medical schools, Tunisia, 2011.
  3. Self Evaluation Report about the Faculty of Dentistry to be submitted (January 2011) to EU partners in (Accreditation; Pathway to Quality Assurance) project. http://www.accreditation-syria.com/NARS/DprogTemp1.html
  4. Patients' satisfaction towards preventive and treatment procedures provided by the Faculty of Dentistry in Damascus University, TEMPUS project(Accreditation: pathway to quality assurance), Austria, 2010.
  5. The opinion of external /internal stakeholders towards competence of Syrian dental graduates TEMPUS project(Accreditation: pathway to quality assurance), Austria, 2010.
  6. Syrian dental graduates' perspectives about their dental education TEMPUS project(Accreditation: pathway to quality assurance), Austria, 2010.

3 - كتب مترجمة ونشر الكتروني:

  1. Darby Michele Leonardi, Walsh Margaret M, Dental Hygiene(2010): Theory and Practice. Third Edition, translated after gaining copyright from Elsevier.
  2. Derek Richards, Jan Clarkson,Debora Matthews ,Richard Niederman (2008). Translated Evidence-based Dentistry: Managing Information for Better Practice. Quint Essentials. Translated after gaining copyright from Quintessence.
  3. Meechan J G, Greenwood M, Moor UJ, Thomson PJ, Brook IM, Smith KG (2006). Minor Oral Surgery in Dental Practice, Quint Essentials. Translated with the contribution of undergraduate students in the Faculty of Dentistry, Damascus University, after gaining copyright from Quintessence.
  4. Berman L H, Blanco L, Cohen S. (2007). A clinical Guide to Dental Traumatology: translated with the contribution of postgraduate students in the department of Peadiatric Dentistry after gaining copyright from Elsevier.
  5. New Guidelines of the international Association of Dental Traumatology at: http://www.iadt-dentaltrauma.org/web/.
  6. translation of all the abstracts of Cochrane-Oral Health Group into Arabic: http://www.asnanak.net/.

 

4-Written books:

1.    Dashash M. Measurement and Evaluation of Quality of Educational Institutions; Practical Guide. The centre for Measurement and Evaluation in Higher Education, 2017.

2.    Dashash M. World Ranking of Universities Indicators, National vision to improve the ranking of Syrian Universities. The centre for Measurement and Evaluation in Higher Education, 2017.

3.    Dashash M. Text book of Medical Ethics for first year medical students, Al- Sham University, 2017.

4.    Text book of Paediatric Dentistry for fifth year student in Dentistry, Damascus University,2017 (In collaboration with Syrian academic staff).

5.    Text book of Paediatric Dentistry for Fourth year student in Dentistry, Damascus University,2015 (In collaboration with Syrian academic staff).

6.    Dashash M. Your Guide to National Medical Unified Exam, Centre for Measurement and Evaluation, 2014).(One author).

7.    Dashash M. Essential Competencies in Dentistry, Centre for Measurement and Evaluation, 2014(one author).

8.    Your Guide to National Unified Exam for Pharmacy, Centre for Measurement and Evaluation, 2015, (In collaboration with Syrian academic staff).

9.    A Guide to measurement and evaluation of the quality of private universities, Ministry of Higher Education, Syria (In collaboration with Syrian academic consultants in quality assurance).

10.   Public health for dental assistant (in collaboration with staff in institute for dental assistant), (In collaboration with Syrian academic staff)

11.   Public health for dental technicians (in collaboration with staff in institute for dental technicians), (In collaboration with Syrian academic staff)

12.   'Guidelines for implementing the Second Stage of the National Plan for Developing and Reforming the Curricula of Higher Education', Ministry of Higher Education, Syria, 2012(one author).

13.   'Guidelines for Writing Up Master and PhD thesis'. Wrote in collaboration with academic staff the (2010).

14.   Self Evaluation Report about the Faculty of Dentistry. EU partners in  (Accreditation; Pathway to Quality Assurance) project,2010.

5-Prize and achievements:

1.   Unilever poster prize, British Society for Dental Research, UK, 2004.

2.   Travel Award, British Society for Dental Research to represent the UK in the IADR conference in the USA, Hatton Award, 2005.

3.   Prize of Scientific Research, Damascus University, 2014.

6-Reviewer for the following international scientific Journals:

1.   Archive of Oral Biology.

2.   Journal of Periodontology.

3.   International Journal of Dental Traumatology.

4.   International Journal of Dentistry.

5.   Maternal and child Health Journal.

6.   Education for Health.

7.   American Journal of Health Research.

8.   Journal of Health Sciences for Damascus University.

9.   American Journal of Clinical Immunology.

10.   Health and Quality of Life Outcomes.

7-Editorial Board in the following journals:

1.   Lead Editor for a Special Issue: Medical Education in Emergency, in the American Journal of Health Research.

2.   Editorial board in the International Journal of Dental Medicine.

3.   Editorial board in Dentistry and Oral Medicine.


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