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


Dr. Noha Gomaa is an Assistant Professor and Associate Director for Dentistry Research at Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, with cross-appointments in the Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. She is also an Associate Scientist at the Lawson’s Health Research Institute. Noha obtained her PhD at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto and a Clinician-Scientist Fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. Prior to this, Noha completed a CIHR Strategic Fellowship in Public Health Policy at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto. Noha’s research program centres around the biology of social adversity, particularly the biological impact of social and psychosocial adversity and the pathways by which they increase the risk of oral diseases and related major health conditions. In translating science to policy, she has collaborated on projects with the provincial Ministry of Health and Federal policymakers to develop evidence-informed programs for the delivery of dental services to children from low-income families and other marginalized populations. She is an active member of the International Association for Dental Research, the Canadian Association for Public Health Dentistry and an affiliate member of the Social Exposome Cluster at the 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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