Ashraf F. Fouad DDS, MSProfessor and Chair, Department of Endodontics; Director, Advanced Educational Program in Endodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
Dr. Fouad obtained his DDS, Certificate of Endodontics and MS at the University of Iowa.
He served as Assistant, then Associate Professor of Endodontology at the University of Connecticut Health Center from 1992 – 2004, and as Chair of the Department of Endodontics, Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry at the University of Maryland, from 2005 – 2015.
He served as Freedland Distinguished Professor at the University of North Carolina from 2016 – 2020. In that institution, he served as Chair of the Department of Endodontics from 2016 – 2019 and then as Vice-chair of the Division of Comprehensive Oral Health.
Dr. Fouad has published over 90 peer-reviewed manuscripts, 22 textbook chapters, over 130 abstracts. He edited and co-authored the textbooks: Endodontic Microbiology (now in its second edition) as well as the fifth and sixth editions of Endodontics: Principles and Practice. He is a Diplomate and Past President of the American Board of Endodontics, and an Associate Editor of the Journal of Endodontics. In 2017, he received the Distinguished Scientist Award from the Pulp Biology and Regeneration Group of the International Association of Dental Research.