Elham Khateeb

Post:

Lecturer in Department of Oral Health Research and Promotion Unit

Location:

Department of Oral Health Research and Promotion Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, Al-Quds University.

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Education

  • 2008- 2012 PhD in oral science program with a major in Dental Public Health, University of Iowa
  • 2003- 2005: Master Program in Public Health, University of Massachusetts, UMASS, at Amherst
  • 1997: Bachelor in Dental Surgery, University of Jordan in Amman

Certifications:

  • April 2013:  American Public Health Dentistry specialty Certification
  • 1998: The American National Board Dental Examinations Certificate (NBD)

Publications

  • December 2013 :  Kateeb, Elham; Warren, John; Damiano, Peter; Momany, Elizabeth; Kanellis, Michael Weber-Gasparoni, Karin; Ansley, Tim.  Atraumatic Restorative Treatment (ART) in Pediatric Dentistry Residency Programs: A Survey of Program Directors.  Pediatric Dentistry, Volume 35, Number 7, November/December 2013, pp. 500-505(6)
  • October 2013: Kateeb ET, Warren JJ, Damiano P, Momany E, Kanellis M, Weber-Gasparoni K, Ansley T. Teaching atraumatic restorative treatment in U.S. Dental schools: a survey of predoctoral pediatric dentistry program directors. J Dent Educ. 2013 Oct; 77(10):1306-14.
  • September 2013: Amer R, Kürklü D, Kateeb E, Seghi R., "Three-body wear potential of dental yttrium stabilized zirconia ceramic after grinding, polishing and glazing treatments". Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. (Forthcoming)
  • August 2013:  Manuscript title,” The willingness of US pediatric dentists to use Atraumatic Restorative Treatment (ART) with their patients: A conjoint Analysis” Journal of Public Health Dentistry, in press
  • February 3, 2011: “Dental Sealants and Bisphenol A (BPA) Policy Statement” Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors (ASTDD).
  • March 2010: Gender specific oral health knowledge and attitude among Palestinian dental students. The East Mediterranean Health Journal 2010
  • May/2007  EVALUATION OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SCHOOL ORAL HEALTH PROGRAM, the EMHJ Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, WHO
  • 2006: Ethics for dentists, chapter in a book titled, Guidelines for new dentists, issued by Ministry of Health, Oral health department.

Presentations

  • April 30th 2014: “Factors related to Medicaid Participation among general practitioners: A conjoint Analysis” at the National Oral Health Conference at Fort Worth Texas (Accepted abstract for oral presentation)
  • April 22nd 2013: “The use of ART among pediatric dentists in the US” Poster presentation at the National Oral Health Conference, NOHC, 2013 Huntsville, Alabama, USA
  • March 2013:  “An application of Conjoint Analysis in oral health research ”Saturday, March 23, 2013 Oral presentation at the International Dental Research Association IADR annual session, Seattle USA.
  • September 2012:” Factors Related to the Use of   Atraumatic Restorative Treatment (ART) in Pediatric Dentistry: An Example of the Use of Conjoint Analysis in Oral Health Research” Noon Seminar Series, Dow’s Institute, University of Iowa and College of Dentistry
  • April 30th 2012: “Atruamatic Restorative Treatment in the US: Is it considered as definitive or interim treatment?”  Poster presentation at the National Oral Health conference (NOHC) annual meeting, Milwaukee, WI
  • March 22nd 2012: “Use of ART in posterior primary teeth: a conjoint analysis” poster presentation at the American Association of Dental Research (AADR) annual meeting, Tampa, FL
  • March 21st 2012: “Use of ART in posterior primary teeth: a conjoint analysis” poster presentation at the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research NIDCR annual meeting poster session, Tampa, FL
  • November 3rd 2011: Poster presentation at the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) fall focused symposium: global oral health disparities. The presentation titled “The use of Atruamatic Restorative Treatment (ART) among pediatric dentists: a conjoint analysis”.
  • May 28th 2011: Poster presentation at the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry conference annual session 2011 titled, “Assessment of the attitude of Pediatric Dentistry program directors toward Atraumatic Restorative Treatment”.
  • April 12th 2011: Poster presentation at the National Oral Health conference annual session 2011 titled, “Caries management techniques in children”.
  • March 26th 2011: Poster presentation at the 3rd annual Service learning and Civic Engagement forum, University of Iowa
  • March 26th 2011: Poster presentation at the 13th annual James F. Jakobsen Graduate Conference, university of Iowa
  • March 18th 2011: Oral presentation at the International Dental Research Association IADR annual session: “Clinical training in Atraumatic restorative treatment in Pediatric Dentistry residency Programs” San Diego, California.
  • March 16th 2011: Poster presentation at the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research NIDCR Trainee Poster Session, “Does ART have a place in The US Dental school curricula?”
  • March 14th 2011: Poster presentation at the American Association of Dental Education ADEA annual session, “Does ART have a place in The US Dental school curricula?”
  • Feb 2011: Oral presentation at the Local AADR University of Iowa session, “Clinical training in Atraumatic restorative treatment in Pediatric Dentistry residency Programs”
  • Feb. 2005 oral presentation in dental Palestinian association’s fifth conference in Jericho
  • 2005-2006 oral presentation in the new dentist training program, conducted by the Ministry of Health, Palestine
  • November/2005: Oral presentation, “Four handed dentistry for General dentists working in the Ministry of Health’s dental clinics”
  • December/2005: oral presentation, the role of dental assistant in modern dental clinic for dental assistants working in the Ministry of Health’s dental clinics.

Judging and reviews

  • October 2013-now:  Reviewer on different peer-reviewed  dental journals.
  • March 7 2013: Judging in the annual Research Day  2013 of Ohio State College of Dentistry at Ohio Union.
  •  March 2012: Chairing psychosocial factors and oral health, oral session # 19 at the AADR annual meeting Tampa, FL 2012
  • January 2012:  Reviewing abstracts for the 2012 National Oral Health Conference NOHC
  • March 26th 2011: Judging in the annual Iowa Center for Research By Undergraduates (ICRU) Spring Undergraduate Research Festival (SURF) 2011
  • May 2010: Review of an oral epidemiology book titled “Oral Health Epidemiology: Principles and Practice” for the author Amit Chattopadhyay

Honors & Grants

Honors :

  • The Olav Alvares Award for Best Article Published in the JDE in 2013 by a Junior Scholar for the article “Teaching Atraumatic Restorative Treatment in U.S. Dental Schools: Survey of Predoctoral Pediatric Dentistry Program Directors”.
  • Leverett Graduate Student Merit Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dental Public Health 2013
  • International Dental Research (IADR) student travel award 2011: awarded from the IADR educational research section for the oral presentation titled “Clinical training on ART in Pediatric Residency programs” at San Diego 2011 IADR/AADR
  • Professional advancement award 2010: awarded from the Executive Council of Graduate & Professional students.
  • Cultural diversity scholarship for the academic year 2010/2011 awarded from the Graduate school at University of Iowa
  • Cultural diversity scholarship for the academic year 2009/2010 awarded from the Graduate school at University of Iowa.

Grants:

Community services

  • January 2014- Now: Palestinian Children Relief Fund “Huda Al Masri Pediatric Cancer department in Beit Jala Hospital” dental caries prevention program
  • September 2009: Iowa Mission of Mercy in Cedar rapids Iowa, dentist.
  • November 2008: Iowa Mission of Mercy in Waterloo, Iowa, assistant
  • August 2008: development of oral health educational material (video) about Early Childhood Caries (ECC), definition and determinants, to be posted at the pediatric dentistry, University of Iowa, web site.
  • July 2008: Summer camp migrants oral health examination in Eastern Iowa with coordination with Pediatric Dentistry department, University of Iowa
  • 2005-2008: Supervising Community oral health education and promotion school visits, as part of the national oral health promotion program activities.
  • Nov.2007 working in fluoride varnish application campaign with the PCRA, Palestinian children Relief Agency
  • Oct. 2007 establishing and administering a free community pediatric clinic for oral health education and preventive dentistry at Al Quds University; the target population is children between 3 and 12.
  • 2004-present writing oral health educating articles in the local newspaper
  • 1998 medical research editor on health education issues on talk show shown on A.R.T satellite channel.
  • 1995 editor of health section of the dental school magazine
  • 1995 Participated in several educational field trips to primary schools, S.O.S children villages and shelters to raise oral hygiene awareness.