His Excellency Dr. Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar
Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research
Dr. Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar is currently a professor of oral medicine, oral diagnosis, oral radiology and periodontology at Ain Shams University. Previously, he served as clinical professor at the Medical College of Georgia, visiting professor at the University of Texas and vice president for postgraduate studies and research and dean of Ain Shams University’s Faculty of Dentistry. His work in the eld of dentistry contributed to enhancing medical research and practices in Egypt and abroad. He received various national and international awards and published numerous research papers in international peer-reviewed journals, publications and magazines. Abdel-Gha ar received his PhD in dental surgery from the University of Texas after graduating from Cairo University’s Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine. He received an honorary doctorate from Hiroshima University in Japan for his significant contributions to the eld of higher education and scientific research as well as an honorary fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.