Dr Wael Sabbah

Name: Wael Sabbah
Email: w.sabbah@ucl.ac.uk
Title: Dr Tel: +44 (0)20 7679 5671 internal x 45671
Position: Fax: +44 (0)20 7813 0242
Department: Epidemiology & Public Health, Div of Population Health Address: Dental Public Health, 1 - 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 7HB
Research Theme: Population health
Web Page: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/dph

Research & Teaching Profile

Research Interests: Inequality in oral health; Social determinants of oral health- related behaviour and use of services; Ethnic variation in oral health; Correlation between oral and general health.
Research Description: I use data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey to examine psychosocial models towards oral health and related behaviours. I also work on the validation of a new oral health quality of life index for children, using data from Glasgow.
UCL Collaborators: Professor Richard Watt, Professor Aubrey Sheiham, Dr. Georgios Tsakos, Dr Yvonne Kelly, Dr. Tarani Chandola
External Collaborators: Professor Tim Newton, Professor Ichiro Kawachi, Dr. Ichizo Morita
Conditions: Periodontal disease, perceived oral health, tooth loss, oral health inequality
Methods: Population Survey methods, Psychosocial modelling, Multilevel models
Keywords: Dentistry, oral epidemiology, outcome evaluation, social gradients, socioeconomic inequality in oral health
Education Interests: Oral epidemiology, oral health outcome evaluation
Education Description: I co-supervise MSc students and participate in teaching epidemiology to MSc students.
Publications List: Generated from the UCL research publications database.

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