Dentist, Forensic Odontologist, Researcher
MSc. Forensic Odontology, BDS. Dental Medicine and Surgery
Mustafa Hamad is a Dentist from Sudan with a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Medicine and Surgery from Khartoum College of Medical Sciences, Khartoum. During his graduation, he has worked in many of the top dental institutions in the capital such as Military and Police Hospitals at Khartoum. He is more involved in dental in the Department of Surgery and Conservative Department. Additionally, he has also played a significant role in the field of forensic science such as age estimation of juvenile offenders. As a Medical Officer at Military Hospital Khartoum he has performed 400+ invasive and non-invasive tooth extraction in addition to 20+ major dental operations.
After a six months working period in the police hospital, he was enlisted in the military hospital as part of army national service, during which he served completely as a civil dentist in the military hospital. He was in charge of training trainees, assisting in major operations in addition to forensic duties such as identifying and combating with the casualties in army through dental records, and had also helped in creating the database of dental records for army recruitments. In addition to teaching undergraduate dental students he has also conducted practical sessions for clinical procedures and phantom heads. In 2020 he was enrolled in the Forensic Odontology Master’s Program in KU Leuven in Belgium. During his master’s he had provided training in one of the most advanced hospitals in Belgium “Gasthuisberg” hospital. Moreover, he is also an active member of Kenyon International Emergency Service which specializes in response to disasters and recovery.