Amid Ismail, BDS, MPH, MBA, Dr.PH, is Dean and the Laura H. Carnell Professor at the Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry at Temple University. Before joining Temple University, Dr. Ismail was Professor and Director of the Detroit Center for Research on Oral Health Disparities and Director of the Detroit Oral Cancer Prevention Project at the School of Dentistry, University of Michigan. Dr. Ismail was also Director of the Program of Dental Public Health at the University of Michigan's School of Public Health.
Throughout his career, Dr. Ismail has spurred collaborative programs and research projects to better meet the needs of society's underserved populations, particularly Mexican-Americans and African-Americans. His expertise is in the field of measurement, outcomes assessment, design and planning for complex statistical analyses, survey methods and organizational management.
Having played a significant role in developing the field of evidence-based dentistry, he is a key consultant to the American Dental Association in this area. He is known internationally as an expert in the field of cariology and evidence-based dentistry, and he played a leadership role in developing the Community Dental Health Coordinator Project for the American Dental Association.