Dr. Syed Sarosh Mahdi

( Director Research & International Affairs )

Dr. Syed Sarosh Mahdi (BDS, MSC (UK), Ph.D. (Italy) is the Director Research and Director International affairs of Athena Center For Advanced Research in Healthcare. Dr. Sarosh is also head of Community Dentistry Department and an Associate Professor in Dentistry. Dr. Sarosh has extensive research and academic expertise in the field of Public health. Dentistry, Telemedicine and dental Public health as he has worked on multiple international and national research projects. Sarosh has always combined dental aspects of my research with relevant public health issues. Apart from holding Master’s degree in Public health from University of Wolverhampton, Uk and a Ph.D. in Life and Public Health Sciences from University of Camerino, Italy, Dr Sarosh has also awarded three mobility Erasmus plus traineeship research grants ,which he completed from various top institutes in Europe including France, Netherlands and Belgium. Dr. Sarosh has successfully completed several public health projects and a part of his research during the Ph.D. that were also translational in nature, as he collaborated with many other experts from various health backgrounds like bioinformatics, telemedicine, pharmacy and dentistry. .A multidisciplinary research attitude and environment has made him very open to other possibilities. Sarosh also had the good fortune of working in extremely reputable institutions in Europe including the University of Maastricht in Netherlands, Institute of tropical medicine in Belgium and Claude Bernard University Lyon1 in France. That has really opened my up to international research environment and I would like to continue on the same trajectory. In 2015, C.I.R.M ( Centro Internationalzie Radio Medico), the Italian Telemedical assistance service awarded Dr. Syed Sarosh Mahdi the title of meritorious fellow for his services in Italy.

Selected Bibliography:

⦁ Khalid, T.; Mahdi, S.S.; Khawaja, M.; Allana, R.; Amenta, F. Relationship between Socioeconomic Inequalities and Oral Hygiene Indicators in Private and Public Schools in Karachi: An Observational Study. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2020, 17, 8893

⦁ Mahdi, S.S.; Ahmed, Z.; Allana, R.; Peretti, A.; Amenta, F.; Nadeem Bijle, M.; Seow, L.L.; Daood, U. Pivoting Dental Practice Management during the COVID-19 Pandemic—A Systematic Review. Medicina 2020, 56, 644.
⦁ Grappasonni,I , Petrelli, I , Scuri,S, Mahdi,SS, Sibilio, F , Amenta, F (2019) ‘Knowledge and Attitudes on Food Hygiene among Food Services Staff on Board Ships’, Ann Ig, (30), pp. 162-172

⦁ Peretti, A., Amenta, F., Tayebati, S. K., Nittari, G., & Mahdi, S. S. Telerehabilitation: Review of the State-of-the-Art and Areas of Application. JMIR Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies.2017 4(2). doi:10.2196/rehab.7511

⦁ Tayabeti S, Nitarri G, Mahdi S, Ioannidis N, Sibilo F, Amenta F. Identification of World Health Organisation ship’s medicine chest contents by Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical (ATC) classification codes. International Maritime Health. 2017;68(1):39-45.

⦁ Mahdi, S. & F. and Amenta, F. (2016). Eighty years of CIRM. A journey of commitment and dedication in providing maritime medical assistance International Maritime Health 2016; 67, (4): 1–9

⦁ Mahdi, S., Sibilio, F. and Amenta, F. (2016). Dental hygiene habits and oral health status of seafarers. International Maritime Health, 67(1), pp.9-13

⦁ Mahdi, S., Mancini, M., Nadim, R., & Amenta, F. Teledentistry: A Review on its Present Status and Future Perspectives. Journal of Dental & Oro-facial Research, 11(1), 24-30

⦁ Tomassoni, D., Traini, E., Mancini, M., Bramanti, V., Mahdi, S. and Amenta, F. (2015). Dopamine, vesicular transporters, and dopamine receptor expression in rat major salivary glands. American Journal of Physiology – Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, 309(5), pp.R585-R593

⦁ Mahdi SS, Mancini M, Sibilio F, Amenta F. Research Questionnaire on Perception of Seafarers about Oral Hygiene and Oral Dietary Habits. World J Dent 2015;6(1):1-4.

⦁ Hassan U, Farooq I, Mahdi S, Ullah R, Rana H. Newer Glass Ionomer Cements having Strontium Ions and the Effect of their Release on Acidic Medium. Int J Prosthodont Restor Dent 2012;2(2):57-60
⦁ Sukhia RH, Sukhia Hr, Mahdi S. Soft Tissue changes with Retraction in Bi-Maxillary Protusion .Pakistan Oral & Dental Journal 2013;33(3):480-485