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Faisal is a teacher assistance at College of Dentistry, Qassim University; majored in oral biology. He got postgraduate scholarship  from Qassim University to complete his postgraduate study abroad. He is active researcher since fifth grade in dental school with Published original research and review article. He started now preparing for postgraduate studies requirements in United States and United Kingdom.



Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)

Qassim University College of Dentistry ,Qassim , KSA.


AL- Riyadh High School ,Riyadh  , KSA.

University Activities  History

Jul 2014Oct 2014

Craniofacial Biology Research Training Program

Saban Research Institute , Los Angeles , California, USA .

The following is a summary of laboratory workbench work and research assignments done with help and mentorship of senior researcher Dr. Denise Al-Alam, PhD.

Skills :

  • Able to define Rac subfamily proteins . 
  • Able to define different stages of tooth development in  mice. 
  • Able to use light-microscope and microtome. 
  • Able to identify different stages of tooth development in paraffin histological sections.
  • Able to identify cervical loops in paraffin histological sections.
  • Able to identify Immunohistochemistry basic procedures.


Research Writing:

  • Wrote Literature review about role of Rac1 in teeth development.
  • Made figures for histological sections and Immunohistochemistry.

Immunohistochemistry staining:

  • Hematoxylin and eosin (H&E) stains.
  • Proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) .
  • Ki-67 protein a cellular marker for proliferation.
  • Anti-amelogenin antibody.
  • The TUNEL Apoptosis Detection Kit for Paraffin-embedded Tissue Sections.



Head of of Dental Students' Research Unit   

Dental Students' Research Unit

I organized a series of lectures given by the staff members in Qaaim University to improve the students’ research skills  and help students to pursue a research topic under professor's supervision. The student  divided to 3 groups  conduct active research within 12 weeks , this program called Novice Researcher Program. .

Jul 2013Aug 2013

International Students Visiting Scholar program

Herman Ostrow School Of Dentistry Of USC , Los Angeles , California, USA .

The program organized by University of Southern California, School of Dentistry include :

-Attending multiple lectures in oral pathology, endodontic, periodontics and dental radiology.

-Clinical observation.


Head Of The Center Social Welfare visiting Program in Oniza City

Dental Students' Volunteer Club

Head Of Financial Committee

4th Dental Students' Scientific Meeting

Clinical Rotations

1-Al-Bukaria Central Hospital                                                                                    September 2014  - January 2015      

In endodontic department at dental center in Albukaria.                                     

2-prince sultan military medical city                                                                      February  2015  -  July 2015

In primary dental care at dental center.

Academic Conferences & lectures 

Jan 20152015

26th Saudi Dental Society International Dental Conference

King Saud University ,Riyadh ,KSA .
Feb 20142014

International Implant Symposium 

College of Dentistry ,Qassim University 
Feb 20132013

Attended the  5th DSSM (Dental Students' Scientific Meeting) . 

College of Dentistry ,Qassim University 
Feb 20112011

Attended the  4th  DSSM (Dental Students' Scientific Meeting) . 

College of Dentistry ,Qassim University 
May 20112011

First International Tissue Engineering & Biomaterials Symposium

College of Dentistry ,Qassim University .
Mar 20102010

Attended the  3rd DSSM (Dental Students' Scientific Meeting) .

College of Dentistry ,Qassim University 


1-Al-Shalawy, F., & Haleem, A. (2015). Knowledge, Attitudes and Perceived Barriers towards Scientific Research among Undergraduate Health Sciences Students in the Central Province of Saudi Arabia. Education In Medicine Journal, 7(1). doi:10.5959/eimj.v7i1.266


2- Kamal Ahmad Qureshi, Riyaz Ahmed Khan, Dr. Gamal Al Hasan Osman, Dr. Faisal Al-nashmy Al shalawy, Chemoprevention of Oral Cancer by Saudi Arabian Propolis: An Overview, Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Technology & Innovation, 02 (09); 2014


Volunteer work

1-Syrian American Medical Society                                                                                            6 to 11 June 2015

Volunteer dental treatment in Jordan (Amman city) for Syrian refugees in Zaatari refugee camp.


2-Head Of The Center Social Welfare Visiting Program in Oniza City                        12  to 16 March 2014

I did two cases of  removable dentures for patients  live in social welfare center in oniza city,  senior people there can't visit the dental office because of  public transportation issues .

Awards & Achievements

  • 4th Place in Fifth Forum Conference Preparatory Scientific For Students In Higher Education.

       March 2014, Qassim University .

  • One of Five Finalists’ In The Young Dentist Research Award Competition During 26th Saudi Dental Society International Dental Conference .

       January 2015, King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA .


Dr.Alaa Abdelhamid , Ph.D.
Associate Dean, Research, Graduates, Graduates Studies and International Affairs

Associate Professor, Periodontology and Implant Dentistry,

Adjunct Associate Professor, Periodontics and Diagnostic Dpt.,

Ostrow School of Dentistry, University of Southern California, USA

Head, Dental Research Center (DRC),

Director, Tissue Engineering and Biomaterials Research Unit (TEBRU), College of Dentistry, Qassim University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Office: +966 63800050

Ext: 2384

Cell: +966 553774949 KSA

Cell: +20 1111323232 Egypt

Cell: +1 239 234-4377 USA

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Dr. Abdul Haleem Hameed , Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology

Qassim University, College of Dentistry.

Qassim City , KSA .

Mobile /  0540689654

Email/  [email protected]