Dr. Noha Gomaa, BDS, MSc, PhD


Assistant Professor, Oral Medicine
Associate Director for Research
Office: DSB 0071
Phone: 519.661.2111 x80915
Email: ngomaa@uwo.ca 
Website: https://www.schulich.uwo.ca/societytocell/ 



Research Cluster 

Research Interests 

  • Dental Public Health 
  • Epidemiology
  • Inflammation
  • Pain
  • Public Health and Epidemiology

Teaching activities

Dr. Gomaa is the course director for several courses in Dentistry where she teaches on the topics of orofacial pain, the dental management of the medically-complex patient, the principles of patient assessment and oral pathology. She also lectures on the social determinants of health and the epidemiology of oral diseases as a major global health problem in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics.


Dr. Noha Aziz-Ezzat Gomaa is Assistant Professor and Associate Director for Dentistry Research at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University. Her research program centres around the impact of socioenvironmental exposures on oral diseases and related morbidities over the life-course in various populations and evaluating the multi-level impact of clinical and policy interventions that aim to improve these outcomes. Noha received her dental degree at the Faculty of Dentistry, Alexandria University. She then completed her PhD and fellowship in public health policy at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, followed by a clinician-scientist postdoctoral fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto studying the developmental impact of social adversity in early-life. Dr. Gomaa takes special interest in knowledge synthesis and mobilization and has previously worked with government agencies on issues of oral health care policy for marginalized populations and professionalism in dentistry. She currently serves on the National Advisory Working Group of the Office of the Chief Dental Officer of Canada and on the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario Council. She is also an editorial board member of the Journal of Dental Research, an active member of the International Association for Dental Research and an affiliate of the Social Exposome Research Cluster, University of British Columbia.

Opportunities for Graduate/Undergraduate Student

  • Interested candidates should send an inquiry e-mail along with their CV to: ngomaa@uwo.ca

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