Dr. Elham Kateeb is an associate professor of Dental Public Health at the College of Dentistry, a research affiliate at the Public Policy Center, University of Iowa, a health service researcher and a community dentistry specialist who advocates for better oral health locally and globally. She is an elected member of the International Dental Federation (FDI) Public Health Committee and a steering board member at VISTO International For Rights and Development and the Global Movement for Sustainable Health Equity (SHEM). Dr. Kateeb is the co-chair of Women in Science Organization (OWSD) Palestine chapter. She is the receiver of the 2013 Olav Alvares Award for Best Article Published in the JDE journal, 2013 fellow of the Leverett Graduate Merit Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dental Public Health, 2014 Loreal- UNESCO “Women For Science” Laureate, 2014 Zamalah Fellowship alumnus, 2016 SMILE Award winner in the Innovation Category for her Prenatal and Infant Oral Health project and 2022 class of 100 Top Doctors by Doctor-To-Doctor initiative. Dr. Kateeb completed her PhD in Dental Public Health from University of Iowa , her MPH from UMASS University at Amherst and her BDS in Dental Surgery from University of Jordan. Dr. Kateeb is a diplomate of the American Board of Dental Public Health since 2013.
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