د عبدالوهاب الخولاني

AbdulWahab Ismail Al-Kholani

Professor
·         Teaching as a professor in conservative dentistry, dental implant and dental crown and bridges in Sana’a University-Yemen.

·         Researcher in Dental Science.

·         Supervisor for post graduate studies in dental science.

 NAME:   ABDULWAHAB ISMAIL MOHAMED AL-KHOLANI

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH:    31st  May 1958, Sana’a, Yemen

NATIONALITY:   Yemeni

MARITAL STATUS:   Married

EXPERIENCE:   37 years
LANGUAGEL:   Arabic and English.

 

ADDRESS:

  • Hadah Zone, Sana’a, Republic of Yemen

 

  • Contact Numbers:

 

Mobile: 00967-77775025

Office: 00967-1-435884

E-mail: prof_kholani@yahoo.com

PRESENT APPOINTMENT:

  • Head of Restorative Department – College of Dentistry Sana’a University –Yemen
  • Senior Consultant in Restorative Dentistry and Dental Implant – College of Dentistry Sana’a University –Yemen
  • Senior Consultant and Lecturer in Dental Implant, Zimmer Dental Implant
  • Chairman of the Curriculum Committee College of Dentistry Sana’a University –Yemen
  • Chairman of the Continous Dental Education College of Dentistry Sana’a University –Yemen
  • Supervisor of Post Graduate studies- Sana’a University –Yemen
  • Senior lecturer, Restorative Department – College of Dentistry Hodeidah University–Yemen
  • Member of the American Dental Association (ADA)
  • Member of the Yemen Dental Association, Sana’a, Yemen
  • Member of the Yemen Medical Association, Sana’a, Yemen
  • Member of the British – Yemeni Friendship Association

QUALIFICATIONS

  • D./ Conservative Dentistry, University of Khartoum, Faculty of Dentistry, Khartoum, Sudan, 1995 – 1999
  • / Conservative Dentistry, University of Wales, College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK, 1992 – 1994
  • Certificate of Practical Medical Statistics, University of Wales, College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK, 1993
  • Five Certificates of Dental Implant, 1993-2006.
  • Post-Graduate Course on Root Canal Retained Restoration, University of Wales, College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK, June 1992
  • Post-Graduate Course on Endodontic, University of Wales, College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK, April 1992
  • Certificate of Advanced English Course, Cambridge Institute, Cambridge, UK, 1991
  • D.S., University of Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt, 1984

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Member, Yemen Medical Association, Sana’a, Yemen, 1987
  • Member, Yemen Dental Association, Sana’a, Yemen, 1990
  • Member, The Yemen Medical Council, Sana’a, Yemen, 1990
  • Member, WHO Advisory Panel on Oral Health for EMRO, 1990
  • Head of Health Department, Charitable Society for Social Welfare, Sana’a, Yemen, 1993
  • Member, The British – Yemeni Friendship Association, Sana’a, Yemen, 1993
  • Member, Board of Directors, University of Science and Technology, Sana’a, Yemen, 1994
  • Member, The American Dental Association (ADA), 2001
  • Honorary Fellowship Certificate of European Marketing and Promotion Association (EMPA), 2008
  • Head of the workshop for preparing curriculum submitted for academic accreditation, College of Dentistry, Sana’a University, Yemen. 2019
  • Representative of the Yemeni Medical Council in the workshop for preparing curriculum for academic accreditation, College of Dentistry, Jibla University, Yemen. 2021

AWARDS:

  • Award of Excellence for the first holder of PhD degree in dentistry in the Republic of Yemen by the Honourable President of University of Science and Technology-Yemen, 1999.
  • Award of Excellence for being the first Dean College of Dentistry in University of Science and Technology-Republic of Yemen, 1996.
  • European Fellowship Award by the European Marketing and Promotion Association (EMPA), 2008
  • Award of Excellence for being the vice president of the Arab Federal Dental Association, Khartoum, 1996
  • Shield of active participation as Chairman of the Scientific Session in the 9th Saudi International Dental Conference. 1996
  • Shield of distinct participation as Chairman of the Scientific Session in the 3rd Suez Canal University International Dental Conference. 1999
  • Honor by the Dyna company as a lecturer and instructor in advanced Dental Implants courses

PRESENT DUTIES :

  • Head of Restorative Department – Faculty of Dentistry Sana’a University –Yemen
  • Senior Consultant and Lecturer in Dental Implant, Zimmer Dental Implant

I am responsible for the setting up of the first dental college in Yemen, initially at University of Science and Technology, Yemen (1994) and currently at Sana’a University, Yemen (since 1999).

I am responsible for the setting up of the first and biggest (8 clinics) privet Dental Implant Center in Sana’a-Yemen (since 2001). The Dental Implant Center is now the Regional Referral Centre (centre of excellence) and the only centre specialized in the management of critically ill patients. Specialized services offered include bone grafting and augmentation, crown and bridges, orthodontic, oral surgery, preventive, operative, periodontal, pedodontic and endodontic services.

APPOINTMENTS WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY-YEMEN

  1. Dean of Dental College, 1994-1999
  2. Member of the Committee for post graduate studies.
  3. Board member of the University of Science and Technology.
  4. Head of Dental Technology Diploma Department.
  5. Member of the Expert Panel for Development.
  6. Member of the Accreditation Committee

A member of several expert committees on training and development of dental practitioners and dental assistants, Quality Assurance Studies,  patient education.

APPOINTMENTS WITH THE MINISTRY OF PUBLIC HEALTH

  • Chairman of the Dental Department
  • Director of private medical facilities.
  • Chairman of the National Specialist register / Accreditation Committee
  • A member of several expert committees on training and development of dental officers and paramedical personnel, Quality Assurance Studies, Hospital development programmes, patient education, and many more for the Ministry of Public Health of Yemen.

ACADEMIC POSITION WITH UNIVERSITIES

  1. Chairman of the Expert Panel for the planning the dental curriculum

for the College of Dentistry at Sana’a University Yemen.

  1. Chairman, Advisory Panel, Dental Technology Diploma, 1994
  2. Honorary Clinical and theoretical Consultant for the Dental College of Arwa University (2008-2011).
  3. Professor of Dental College, (2001 till present).
  4. Coordinator for post graduate studies, College of Dentistry, USM, Klintan, Malaysia, 2004-2006
  5. Supervisor of post graduate studies, College of Dentistry and Faculty of Medicine, Sana’a University, Yemen, (2007 till present).

SPECIAL DUTIES

  1. Secretary General, Yemen Dental Association, Sana’a, Yemen, 1990 – 1993.
  2. Head of Health Department, Charitable Society for Social Welfare, Sana’a, Yemen, 1993 – 1994
  3. Private physician for many of the ministries and bodies such as Central Bank of Yemen, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and telecommunications, oil etc.

MEMBERSHIP OF SCIENTIFIC/PROFESSIONAL ORGANISATIONS

  1. Dean of Dental College, University of Science and Technology, Yemen: 1994-1999 (Dean college Founder).
  2. Vice Dean of Dental College, Sana’a University, Yemen: 2001-2006 (Vice Dean college Founder).
  3. First dentist practicing and introducing of dental implant surgery in the Republic of Yemen
  4. Member of the Yemen Dental Association (1990 till present).
  5. Member, The American Dental Association (ADA), (2001-2003).
  6. Member, Yemen Medical Association, Sana’a, Yemen, 1987 – 1999
  7. Member, University of Science and Technology, Sana’a, Yemen, (1994 – 2001)
  8. Head of Health Department, Charitable Society for Social Welfare, Sana’a, Yemen, (1993 – 1994).
  9. Member, The British – Yemeni Friendship Association, Sana’a, Yemen, (1993 – 1994).
  10. Member, The Yemen Medical Council, Sana’a, Yemen, (1990).
  11. Member, WHO Advisory Panel on Oral Health for EMRO, (1990).
  12. Member of editorial board of  Arab Dental Journal. (1994-2003).

 

 

APPOINTMENT AS CHAIRMAN OF SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS

 

  1. Chairman, Dental Department, Health Dental Scholl, Sana’a, Yemen, 1987-1988.
  2. Chairman of the Regional Dental Conference of the Arab Dental Federation, Sana’a, Yemen, 1990.
  3. Organizing Chairman of the first National Dental Conference, Sana’a, Yemen, 1990.
  4. Chairman, The Committee of Medical Licensing, Ministry of Public Health, Sana’a, Yemen, 1990.
  5. Chairman, Committee Deans Collage of Dentistry, Arab Dental Federation, Khartoum, Sudan, 1994
  6. Chairman of the Scientific Session in the 9th Saudi International Dental Conference. 1996.
  7. Chairman of the Scientific Session in the Arab Federal Dental Association, Khartoum, 1996
  8. Chairman of the national Conference of the Expert Panel for the planning the dental curriculum, University of Science and Technology, Yemen: 1997.
  9. Chairman of the Tenders Committee, University of Science and Technology, Yemen: 1994-1999.
  10. Co-Chairman of the Tenders Committee, Sana’a University, Yemen: 2002-2003.
  11. Chairman of the Scientific Session in the 2nd YMCS International Dental Conference, Sana’a, Yemen, 2010.
  12. Co-Chairman of the Scientific Session in the 3rd Suez Canal University International Dental Conference. 1999.
  13. Chairman of the 1st Sana’a University International Dental Conference 2013

INTERNATIONAL APPOINTMENTS

  • Yemeni representative of the Preventive Dentistry Conference/WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Dental Diseases based at the WHO Headquarters in Syria Damascus, 1990.
  • Yemeni representative to the 2nd International Dental Conference & Arab Dental Exhibition – AEEDC Dubai 1996.
  • Yemeni representative to the 16th edition of the  UAE International Dental Conference & Arab Dental Exhibition – AEEDC Dubai 2011.
  • Yemeni representative to the Conference of Committee Deans Collage of Dentistry, Arab Dental Federation, Khartoum, Sudan, 1994

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE & RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Responsible for the setting up of the Research Centre, University of Science and Technology, Yemen in 1999.
  2. Experience in conducting original clinical research on the dental implant among medically compromised patients.
  3. Experience in conducting epidemiological research on the community dentistry.

GUEST SPEAKER

Invited at numerous seminars and forums organized by various national associations and professional bodies to talk on various topics including, Dental and Oral Diseases, Total Quality Control, career development and specialist training, healthy lifestyle, Dental Implant Surgery, Prevalence of Dental Flourosis,  Prevalence of Dental Caries, Problem-Based Learning in Dentistry, good clinical practice and Community Dentistry and many more.

INVITED SPEAKER:

  1. Local (from 1996 only):
  2. What is the risk dental caries among children? at the Sana’a Yemen Symposium on Preventive Dentistry, 13-15 November 1996.
  3. Crown and bridges Failure at the Advanced Course on Restorative Dentistry, organized by the College of Dentistry, University of Science and Technology, Yemen in 3-5 March 1997.
  4. Micro abrasive technique to remove dental staining, at the Yemen Dental Association Symposium on Cosmetic Dentistry, 9-11February 1997
  5. ‘Is Dental Ethics and Professionalism at the Crossroads” organized by the College of Dentistry, University of Science and Technology, Yemen in 28-31 May1997.
  6. Management of Dental Fluorosis, at the Yemen Dental Association Symposium on Preventive Dentistry, 6-8 December 1997.
  7. Importance of Quality Control in dental education Symposium on  Total Quality Control , organized by University of Science and Technology, Yemen in March 2008.
  8. Effect of pesticides present in vegetables and fruits on oral health, at the Sana’a Yemen Symposium on Preventive Dentistry, 6-8 January 2006.
  9. Critical Issues in Dental Implant, 1st YMCS International Dental Conference, 5-7 April 2008.
  10. Dental Implant Concepts, Yemen Dental Association Symposium on Dental Implant Surgery, Taiz- Yemen 6-8 August 2008.
  11. Uses of laser in Dentistry, at the Ministry of Public Health Symposium, organized by Sana’a University-Yemen, 3-5 February 2009.
  12. Multidisciplinary Approach of Anterior Dental Esthetics Part I, 2nd YMCS International Dental Conference, 5-7 April 2010.
  13. Full Mouth Rehabilitation with Implants and aesthetic crowns- A case presentation (part 1), 2nd International Dental Conference, 12-14 January 2011.
  14. Dental Implant in Medically Compromised Patients, 1st SUIDC International Dental Conference, 2013.
  15. Dental implants among Yemenis, Beirut International Conference 26-28 September 2013.
  16. International (from 1994 only):
  17. Oral Health Status among Yemenis, International Dental Conference, Arab Federal Dental Association, Khartoum, 1996
  18. Prevalence of dental Fluorosis in Yemen, held in the 3rd Suez Canal University International Dental Conference. 1999.
  19. Dental implant in patients with type II diabetes: placement to 5 years – A Clinical Study, Regional Dental Conference, Amman, Jordon, 2008.

PUBLICATIONS:

Scientific Papers:

  1. Al-Kholani .I., A M Idris and I.A.Ghandour. Prevalence and severity of dental fluorosis in Yemen, EMHJ 1999.
  2. Al-Kholani .I. Prevalence of Dental caries in Relation to water fluoride level in some areas of Yemen Republic, Sana’a University Journal for Medical Science (SUJMS) 2005; 2(1): 19-27.
  3. Ghamdan A. Al-Harazi and I Al-kholani. Evaluation of Orthodontic Treatment Options for the Impacted Maxillary Canine, Al-Azhar Journal of Dental Science 2005; 8(4): 269-278.
  4. Ghamdan A. Al-Harazi and I Al-kholani. Epidemiology of traumatic injuries to the permanent incisors of 7–18-year-old schoolchildren in Sana’a, Yemen, Al-Azhar Journal of Dental Science 2007; 10(2)
  5. I Al-kholani and Ghamdan A. Al-Harazi.  Dental implant in patients with type II diabetes: placement to 5 years – A Clinical Study, Al-Azhar Journal of Dental Science 2006; 9(3): 139-145.
  6. Abdulwahab I. Al-Kholani. Influence of Khat Chewing on Periodontal Tissues and Oral Hygiene Status among Yemenis, Dent Res J 2010; 7(1): 1-6.
  7. Abdulwahab I. Al-Kholani. Reasons for Extraction of Teeth in Yemen, Sana’a University Journal for Medical Science (SUJMS) 2011; 6(1).
  8. Abdulwahab I. Al-Kholani. Comparison between the Efficacy of Herbal and Conventional Dentifrices on Established Gingivitis, (Dental Research Journal) 2011.
  9. Abdulwahab I. Al-Kholani. Multidisciplinary Approach of Anterior Dental Esthetics: A Case presentation, Sana’a University Journal for Medical Science (SUJMS) 2011.
  10. Al-Odinee, N.M., Al-Hamzi, M., Al-shami, I.Z. et al. Evaluation of the quality of fixed prosthesis impressions in private laboratories in a sample from Yemen. BMC Oral Health 20, 304 (2020).
  11. Abdulwahab Ismail Al-kholani. Prosthetic rehabilitation with dental implant and fixed prosthesis for Apert Syndrome patient: A Case Report. Open J Clin Med Images. 2021; 1(1): 1013.
  12. Abdulwahab I. M. Al-kholani, Yaser A. S. Alrubaidi, Lutfia Y. S. Almodgmer. Efficacy of Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF) in Bone Regeneration of Dentigerous Cystic Lesion: A Case Report. Open J Clin Med Images. (in press).
  13. Abdulwahab I. M. Al-kholani, et al. HEALTH ETHICS EDUCATION: KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDES, AND PRACTICES OF HEALTH CARE ETHICS AMONG UNDERGRADUATES AND RECENT GRADUATES OF THE FACULTY OF DENTISTRY, SANA’A UNIVERSITY, YEMEN. (in press).
  14. Citation: Al-kholani AI, Al-Maghreby SA. Full mouth rehabilitation with immediate loading implants. J Clin Images Med Case Rep. 2022; 3(3): 1730.
  15. Al-Arosi SAH, Al-shamahi EY, Al-Kholani AIM, Al-Jawfi AY, Al-Shamahy HA, Al-Moyed KAA, AlAnkoshy AAM. Neonatal bacterial conjunctivitis in tertiary hospitals in Sana’a city, Yemen. Universal Journal of Pharmaceutical Research 2021; 6(6):36-42.
  16. Al-Shami HZ, Al-Mutawakal ZAM, Al-Kholani AIM, Al-Haimi MA, Al-Haddad AM, Ahmed RA, AlSomainy AA, Al-Shamahy HA. Prevalence of Hepatitis A virus, Hepatitis B virus, and Hepatitis C virus, among patients with hepatic jaundice in Sana’a city, Yemen: A hospital based study. Universal Journal of Pharmaceutical Research 2021; 6(6):12-17.
  17. Mohammed AK Al-Nuzaili, Lutfi ASAl-Maktari, Zaid Ali Mohammed Al-Mutawakel, Hassan A. Al-Shamahy, Abdulwahab Ismail, Mohamed Al-Kholani and Amin Abdulkarem Okbah (2022) Protein C, protein S and Protein D-dimer Levels in Patients with Major β-Thalassemia in Sana’a City: Case-Control Study. Clinical Medical Reviews and Reports 4(3): DOI: 10.31579/2690-8794/125.
  18. Dahaq WAM, Al-Kholani AIM, Al-Kibsi TAM, Al-Deen HS, Al-Shamahy HA, AL-Haddad KA, Al-Akwa AAY, Al-labani MA. Tanaka and Johnston’s mixed dentition validity: an analysis among Yemeni adults in Sana’a city. Universal Journal of Pharmaceutical Research 2021; 6(6):1-5. DOI: .

Books:

  1. Textbook entitled Modern Concepts in Operative Dentistry for Dental Students, 3nd edition (In English).
  2. Textbook entitled Crown and Bridges (In English & Arabic Languages) for Dental Technology Students, 1st
  3. Fundamentals of Crowns and Bridges for Dental Students 1st edition (in print).
  4. How to be successful doctor (in print).

References:

  1. Sana’a University, Faculty of Dentistry, Yemen.
  2. University of Science and Technology- Sana’a- Yemen.
  3. Professor Mohammad Ahmad Oqlah Al-Omari. Restorative Dentistry, Endodontis. Faculty of Dentistry, University of Science & Technology, Irbid, Jordan. omari@just.edu.jo.
  4. Professor Ahmed Mohamed Abdelhamid. Dental Implant Consultant, Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Alexandria University , Egypt. ahmedabdelhamid@hotmail.com.

Professor Pul Dummer. Vice-Dean (Learning, Teaching and Assessment), Restorative Dentistry. School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, Wales, UK, CF14 4XY. dummer@cardiff.ac.uk.