Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care


Mohammed Alsaif


Mohammed joined UCL in 2016 as a full-time PhD student in Dental Public Health. He holds an MPH in Population Medicine from Loma Linda University (California/USA) and a BSc in Dentistry from King Saud University. His PhD project supervised by Prof. Richard Watt, Dr Georgios Tsakos, and Dr Dorina Cadar. His PhD is fully sponsored by King Saud University (Riyadh/Saudi Arabia).

PhD project

● His PhD research focuses on the association between oral health and cognitive impairment among older adults in England. He is investigating the potential pathways of the association using a data from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA).

Research interests

● The association between oral and mental health

● Geriatric dentistry

● Stress and oral health

● Fear and anxiety in dental setting