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Professor Ziad N. Al-Dwairi
Faculty of Dentistry
The Hashemite University
P.O. Box 330127- Zarqa 13115, Jordan
Tel: 0096253903333- Ext: 4357
Fax: 0096253903349

Professor and Consultant of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontic
Jordan University of Science and Technology

Visiting Professor of Prosthodontics
Implantology Faculty, The City of London Dental School, United Kingdom


Local Regulations
Al-shawabkah F, Kalboneh M, Huwaidi N. Manual of cross infection control in dental clinics. Jordanian Ministry of Health (2003).
Copies can be obtained by contacting:
Dr. Mustafa Dawood
Ministry of Health
P.O. Box: 86
Amman - 11118

Dental Schools
Jordan University of Science and Technology
Jordan University

Jordan Dental Association

Jordan Medical Association

Ministry of Health

Middle East Centre for infection control and disinfection technology


Distance learning in clinical medical education amid COVID-19 pandemic in Jordan: current situation, challenges, and perspectives. Al-Balas M, et al. BMC Med Educ. 2020. PMID: 33008392
Free PMC article

The COVID-19 vaccine acceptance in Jordan: a meta-analysis and review of the literature.Khabour OF. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci.2022. PMID: 36394768 Free article. Review.

Assessment of the relationship between COVID-19 risk perception and vaccine acceptance: a cross-sectional study in Jordan.Nusair MB, et al. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2022.

Conducting COVID-19-Related Research in Jordan: Are We Ready?
Balqis Ikhmais et al. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2022

Audiology practice during COVID-19 crisis in Jordan and Arab countries. Maha Zaitoun et al. Int J Audiol. 2022 Jan.

Occupational changes during the COVID-19 lockdown in Jordan

Somaya H Malkawi et al. Scand J Occup Ther. 2022 Jul.

COVID-19 and non-communicable diseases in complex vulnerable populations: evidence from Jordan
Saverio Bellizzi et al. Prim Health Care Res Dev. 2023.

Fourth meeting of the Eastern Mediterranean Acute Respiratory Infection Surveillance (EMARIS) network and first scientific conference on acute respiratory infections in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, 11-14 December, 2017, Amman, Jordan
Abdinasir Abubakar et al. J Infect Public Health. 2020 Mar.
The status of cryptosporidiosis in Jordan: a review
AbdelRahman Zueter. East Mediterr Health J. 2020.

Seroprevalence of herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2 and correlates of infection in Jordan
Samer F Swedan et al. Int J STD AIDS. 2022 Mar.

Assessment of the relationship between COVID-19 risk perception and vaccine acceptance: a cross-sectional study in Jordan
Mohammad B Nusair et al. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2022.

How long-term metal and lead exposure among foundry workers affect COVID-19 infection outcomes in Jordan. Mohamed Saadh. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2022 Oct.

Risk Factors for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Infection among Camel Populations, Southern Jordan, 2014-2018. Peter Holloway et al. Emerg Infect Dis. 2021 Sep.

Clinical characteristics, outcomes, and seasonality of acute respiratory infection associated with single and codetected rhinovirus species among hospitalized children in Amman, Jordan. Rana Talj et al. J Med Virol. 2022 Dec.

Infection prevention and control risk factors in health workers infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Jordan: A case control study. Ala Bin Tarif et al. PLoS One. 2022

Knowledge, attitudes and practices related to influenza illness and vaccination in children: Role of awareness campaigns in changing parents' attitudes toward influenza vaccination in Jordan. Awad S, et al. Vaccine. 2019.

Analysis of Helicobacter pylori Genotypes Amongst Jordanians' Dental Plaque Samples. Abu-Lubad M, et al. Gastroenterology Res. 2018

The Effect of Infection Control Course on Nursing Students' Knowledge of and Compliance With Universal Precautions: A Quasi-experimental Study. Tawalbeh LI, et al. Dimens Crit Care Nurs. 2019 May/Jun.

The Effects of Oral Care Protocol on the Incidence of Ventilation-Associated Pneumonia in Selected Intensive Care Units in Jordan. Alja'afreh MA, et al. Dimens Crit Care Nurs. 2019 Jan/Feb.Dimens Crit Care Nurs. 2019 Jan/Feb.

Compliance of Middle Eastern hospitals with the central line associated bloodstream infection prevention guidelines. Aloush SM, et al. Appl Nurs Res. 2018.

Patterns of antibiotic use and administration in hospitalized patients in Jordan. Jarab AS, et al. Saudi Pharm J. 2018.

Infection with high proportion of multidrug-resistant bacteria in conflict-related injuries is associated with poor outcomes and excess resource consumption: a cohort study of Syrian patients treated in Jordan. Älgå A, et al. BMC Infect Dis. 2018.

Burden of Serious Fungal Infections in Jordan. Wadi J, et al. J Fungi (Basel). 2018

Arabic Translation

Recommendations from Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health-Care Settings---2003
Translated by Doctors Lama W. Yousef and Muawia A. Qudeimat




Faculty of Dentistry at the Hashemite University Contributes to the Global Guide of Infection Control in Dentistry

Professor Ziad Al-Dwairi, Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry at the Hashemite University - Jordan joined the editorial panel to release the first and second  2024 editions of the Infection Control In Practice issued by the Organization for Safety and Prevention (OSAP) based in the United States of America, as part of  International specialists in the field of infection control.

Dr. Al-Dwairi said that the bi-monthly global guide features real-life scenarios with checklists on how to prevent negative dental infection prevention and safety outcomes. The guides have been developed for team discussion and activities. They are easy to follow and take the entire team through practical applications of infection control while reinforcing the learning with summaries and key take aways.

Dr. Al-Dwairi is a member of this international organization representing Jordan and joined the editorial board in 2021 and manages the website for Jordan, which publishes the latest research updates related to infection control in the medical field.

Founded in 1984, the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) is the only dental membership association for oral health care professionals that focuses exclusively on dental infection prevention and patient and provider safety.

OSAP helps operationalize dental infection control and safety laws, regulations, guidelines, standards, and best practices to ensure every dental visit is a safe visit.

Dean of Faculty of Dentistry at the Hashemite University Awarded Four Fellowships of the Royal College of Surgeons in UK

The Royal College of Surgeons of England has awarded Professor Ziad Al-Dwairi, Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry at the Hashemite University Fellowship of the Faculty of Dentistry in recognition of his outstanding academic and research achievements locally and internationally.

The Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, one of the most prestigious awards in the field of Dentistry, and is awarded to dentists who possess high skills in teaching, education and scientific research.

By this, Prof. Al-Dwairi has received the fellowships of the four Royal Colleges of Surgeons in the United Kingdom, namely from Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh, Glasgow, London and Ireland.

Professor Al-Dwairi holds a PhD in Restorative Dentistry from Queen's University Belfast in UK in addition to many international fellowships, including The Fellowship of the Faculty of Dental trainers from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh, The Fellowship of the Faculty of General Dentistry from the United Kingdom, The Fellowship of International Academy of Dento facial Esthetics and Fellowship American College of Dentists from the United States of America.

Furthermore, Prof Al-Dwairi has published more than 50 scientific papers and scientific abstracts in prestigious international peer-reviewed scientific journals in Dentistry, Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics, dental implants and medical education, in addition to his participation in more than 65 international dental conferences

Professor Al-Dwairi was member of the advisory group formed by FDI for publishing the Dental Ethics Manual and carried out its translation into Arabic Language to be available to all Arabic natives

He has also received many regional and international awards from Association of Arab Dental Faculties, International Association for Dental Research, the British Dental Association well as the British Society of Prosthodontics, in addition to many other awards and honors during his career full of achievements.

Fellowship of Faculty of Dental Trainers Awarded to Professor Al-Dwairi

Professor Ziad N AL-Dwairi has been recognized and awarded fellowship of Faculty of Dental Trainers of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in the UK.

The Fellowship is the highest certificate awarded by the college after evaluation in three main domains, including teaching and clinical training, educational leadership, and scientific research. Five sub-domains emerge from each domain related to research, scientific and training contributions, and scientific awards.

The Faculty of Dental Trainers (FDT) promotes the role of the dental trainer, recognises achievement and excellence and, ultimately, enhances the quality of patient care.

Professor Al-Dwairi Awarded Fellowship of Faculty of General Dental Practice From United Kingdom

Professor Ziad Al-Dwairi who is a professor in Prosthetic Dentistry at Jordan University of Science and Technology was awarded Fellowship of the FGDP (UK) for his professional achievements, distinction and diversity of expertise in teaching, education, research and delivering excellence in primary dental care.

Professor Al-Dwairi has several key publications in Prosthetic Dentistry and won many International awards and is a member of several international dental organizations. He also works as chief and associate editor and reviewer for many International high impact dentistry journals.

The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) is an independent UK dental professional body and was establishe as a faculty of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

Professor Ziad N. Al-Dwairi Conferred With The Prestigious Global Outreach Dental Award 2020 For Excellence in Prosthodontics

This award is presented by the Global Outreach Medical and Health Association for the first time. Professor Al-Dwairi was acknowledged for excellence in Academic, Research, Clinical and Leadership endeavors locally and internationally. Professor Al-Dwairi has many international awards and membership in several international organizations. He also works as editor and reviewer for many high impact journals in Dentistry.

Professor Ziad Al-Dwairi Awarded Memebership in the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons

Professor Ziad Al-Dwairi has been awarded Associate Membership in the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons ( Associate RACDS).

Professor Ziad Al-Dwairi Selected for Fellowship of the American College of Dentists

Professor Ziad Al-Dwairi has been selected for Fellowship of the American College of Dentists (F. A. C. D).

Fellowship is a distinct honor and the selection reflects Prof Al-Dwairi’s exceptional leadership, achievements and involvement in the dental profession and in Jordan.

The mission of the College is to advance excellence, ethics and professionalism and leadership in Dentistry. It was found in 1920 and has a vital role in identifying and responding to issues affecting Dentistry, oral health and society.

Professor Al-Dwairi will be formally inducted in September 2019 during the ADA/FDI congress in the U.S.A.

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and Pierre F Auchard Academy honor Professor

Professor Ziad Al-Dwairi, Vice Dean of Faculty of Dentistry was nominated and awarded the membership of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. In addition, he was honored a fellowship by The Pierre Fauchard Academy (USA) as the first Jordanian to get this honor for his significant accomplishments in field of dentistry and contributions to dental literature, service to the profession of dentistry, and activities to maintain high professional standards around the world. The Pierre Fauchard Academy is an honorary dental service organization that was founded in 1936 and is named after Pierre Fauchard of France (1678-1761), who is recognized as the "Father of Modern Dentistry" for raising dentistry to a profession. He wrote a book named "Le Chirurgien Dentiste au Traite des Dents" which was the first true textbook of dentistry.




Last Updated on Tuesday, July 02, 2024 02:44 PM