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Dr Adam Hasan

Education/Academic qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of London

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery, University of London

  • Bachelor of Science, University of London

  • Bachelor of Science, Mainly Maths and Statistics , Open University

  • Graduate Certificate in Statistics

Professional Qualifications

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Online and Distance Education (Open), PG Cert ODE (Open)

  • Fellow of Dental Surgey RCS England, FDSRCS (Eng)


Research interests

Immune responses to heat shock proteins in oral and systemic disease.

Biographical details

Adam Hasan obtained his BDS from United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St Thomas', University of London. He intercalated a BSc in the Anatomy Department enabling him to study connective tissues, fracture repair, developmental biology and primatology. After completing his PhD in immunology at Guy’s Hospital in 1996, he worked as a post-doctoral research fellow in the Department of Immunology. From 1998-2006, he was employed as a lecturer in periodontology until his promotion in 2006 to Senior Lecturer in the Dental Institute.

Adam completed a certificate in teaching English as a foreign language in 1998 which has greatly facilitated teaching abroad in Malaysia, Cambodia and Thailand. Adam is fluent in Khmer and has an interest in Old and Middle Khmer inscriptions. He has been visiting Professor of Immunology at the University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia since1998. He was also external examiner for post-graduate programmes at the University of Hong Kong, and currently examines at undergraduate and all postgraduate levels.

His interest in education has recently extended to an MA in academic practice, and research in assessment, employing both qualitative and quantitative methodology. Adam’s appointment in 2006 as chairman of the Academic Quality Committee for the Dental Institute is a means of advancing the quality of dental education.

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