Professor Kamran Ali
Profiles

Professor Kamran Ali

Professor of Dental Education and Consultant in Oral Surgery

Peninsula Dental School (Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences)

Role

Teaching, Clinical Practice and Research in Oral Surgery

Qualifications

PhD MMEd BDS (Hons) FDSRCS FCPS FFDRCSI FFDTEd FDSRCPS PFHEA

National Teaching Fellow


Professional membership

  • Principal Fellow Higher Education Academy
  • Registered as a Specialist in Oral Surgery, General Dental Council UK
  • Member Association of British Academic Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 
  • Member Association for Dental Education in Europe
  • Member British Society of Dental Research 
  • Member International Association of Dental Research 

Roles on external bodies

  • Member Dental Education Committee Association of British Academic Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (ABAOMS)
  • Regional Adviser, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow
  • School Representative Dental Sedation Teachers Group (DSTG)
  • Education Associate, General Dental Council (GDC)
  • External Consultant Health Education England (HEE)
  • Member Cochrane Oral Health Group
  • Reviewer National Institute of Health Research (NIHR)
  • Dental School Representative, Society For Advancement of Dental Anaesthesia (SAAD)




Teaching interests

Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Life Sciences

Staff serving as external examiners

Research interests

Dental Education, Oral Surgery

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Zahra D, Bennett J, Belfield L, Ali K, McIlwaine C, Bruce M, Jones G, Brookes ZL, Coelho C 2019 'Effect of Constant versus Variable Small-Group Facilitators on Student Basic Science Knowledge in an Enquiry-Based Dental Curriculum' European Journal of Dental Education 0, (ja) Author Site , DOI PEARL
Ali K & Kay EJ 2019 'Is there an association between past dental visits and the incidence of cancers of the head and neck (HN), upper aerodigestive tract (UADT), and oral cavity?' Evidence-Based Dentistry 20, (2) 37-38 Author Site , DOI PEARL
McIlwaine C, Brookes ZLS, Zahra D, Ali K, Zaric S, Jones G & Belfield LA 2019 'A novel, integrated curriculum for dental hygiene-therapists and dentists' British Dental Journal 226, 67-67 Author Site PEARL
Kirnbauer B, Rugani P, Santigli E, Tepesch P, Ali K & Jakse N 2019 'Fully guided placement of orthodontic miniscrews-a technical report' Australasian Orthodontic Journal 35, (1)
Coelho C, Zahra D, Ali K & Tredwin C 2019 'To accept or decline academic remediation: What difference does it make?' Medical Teacher 0, 1-6 Publisher Site , DOI PEARL
Ali K, Cockerill J, Zahra D, Tredwin C & Ferguson C 2018 'Impact of Progress testing on the learning experiences of students in medicine, dentistry and dental therapy' BMC Medical Education 18, 253-253 Publisher Site , DOI PEARL
Ali K, Cockerill J, Zahra D, Qazi HS, Raja U & Ataullah K 2018 'Self-perceived preparedness of final year dental students in a developing country-A multi-institution study' European Journal of Dental Education 22, (4) e745-e750 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Ali K, Zahra D, Tredwin C, Mcilwaine C & Jones G 2018 'Use of Progress Testing in a UK Dental Therapy and Hygiene Educational Program' Journal of Dental Education 82, (2) 130-136 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Ali K, Jerreat M, Zahra D & Tredwin C 2017 'Correlations Between Final-Year Dental Students’ Performance on Knowledge-Based and Clinical Examinations' Journal of Dental Education 81, (12) 1444-1450 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Ali K, Khan S, Briggs P & Jones E 2017 'An evaluation of a two-site pilot model for dental foundation training' British Dental Journal 223, (4) 287-292 , DOI PEARL
Ali K & Ward P 2017 'Orienting digital radiographs' Br Dent J 223, (1) 3-3 Author Site PEARL
Ali K, Slade A, Kay E, Zahra D & Tredwin C 2017 'Preparedness of undergraduate dental students in the United Kingdom: a national study' British Dental Journal 222, (6) 472-477 , DOI PEARL
Ali K, Zahra D, Coelho C, Jones G & Tredwin C 2017 'Academic performance of undergraduate dental students with learning disabilities' British Dental Journal 222, (3) 205-208 , DOI PEARL
Ali K, Zahra D, McColl E, Salih V & Tredwin C 2017 'Impact of early clinical exposure on the learning experience of undergraduate dental students' European Journal of Dental Education , DOI PEARL
Ali K 2016 'Alveolar osteitis: What's in a name?' Br Dent J 221, (11) 535-535 Author Site PEARL
Ali K, Slade A, Kay E, Zahra D, Chatterjee A & Tredwin C 2016 'Application of Rasch analysis in the development and psychometric evaluation of dental undergraduates preparedness assessment scale' European Journal of Dental Education , DOI PEARL
Ali K, Zahra D & Tredwin C 2016 'Comparison of Graduate-entry and Direct School Leaver Student Performance on an Applied Dental Knowledge Test' European Journal of Dental Education , DOI PEARL
Ali K, Zahra D & Tredwin C 2016 'Comparison of graduate-entry and direct school leaver student performance on an applied dental knowledge test' European Journal of Dental Education , DOI PEARL
Zhuang H, Ali K, Ardu S, Tredwin C & Hu B 2016 'Autophagy in dental tissues: a double-edged sword' Cell death and disease , DOI PEARL
Ali K, Tredwin C, Kay E & Slade A 2016 'Stakeholders’ Perceptions About a Newly Established Dental School with a Problem-Based, Student-Led, Patient-Centered Curriculum: A Qualitative Study' Journal of Dental Education 80, (3) 291-300 Author Site
Ali K, Tredwin C, Kay E & Slade A 2016 'Transition of new dental graduates into practice: a qualitative study' European Journal of Dental Education 20, (2) 65-72 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Zhuang H, Hu D, Singer D, Walker JV, Nisr RB, Tieu K, Ali K, Tredwin C, Luo S 2015 'Local anesthetics induce autophagy in young permanent tooth pulp cells' Cell Death Discovery 1, Author Site PEARL
Ali K, Coombes L, Kay E, Tredwin C, Jones G, Ricketts C & Bennett J 2015 'Progress testing in undergraduate dental education: the Peninsula experience and future opportunities' European Journal of Dental Education 20, (3) 129-134 Publisher Site , DOI PEARL
Akhtar MU & Ali K 2014 'Penetrating toothbrush injury in a child: an unusual presentation' Archives of Orofacial Sciences PEARL
Ali K, Tredwin C, Kay EJ, Slade A & Pooler J 2014 'Preparedness of dental graduates for foundation training: a qualitative study' Br Dent J 217, (3) 145-149 Author Site
Ali K, McCarthy A, Robbins J, Heffernan E & Coombes L 2014 'Management of impacted wisdom teeth: teaching of undergraduate students in UK dental schools' Eur J Dent Educ 18, (3) 135-141 Author Site , DOI
Ali K, Munir F, Rehman A, Abbas I, Ahmad N & Akhtar MU 2014 'Clinico-radiographic Study of Odontogenic Cysts at a Tertiary Care Centre' J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 26, (1) 92-4
Akhtar MU, Chatha MR, Ali K & Nazir A 2014 'Diabetes Mellitus and Osteomyelitis of the Jaws' Pakistan Oral & Dental Journal 34,
Nazir A, Akhtar MU, Ali S & Ali K 2014 'Frequency and Pattern of Presentation of Neuraligia-inducing Cavitational Osteonecrosis' Pakistan Oral & Dental Journal 34,
Ali K, Akhtar MU, Munir MF & Chatha MR 2014 'Nasolabial cyst in a child. A case report and review of literature' Eur. J. Pediat. Dermatol 24, 31-33
Akhtar MU & Ali K 2014 'Oral myiasis in a child with learning difficulties' Eur. J. Pediat. Dermatol 24, 145-147
Akhtar MU, Chatha MR, Ali K & Ali S 2014 'Treatment of Ameloblastomas and Their Long-term Follow-up at a Tertiary Care Centre ' Pakistan Oral & Dental Journal 34,
Nasser M, Pandis N, Fleming PS, Fedorowicz Z, Ellis E & Ali K 2013 'Interventions for the management of mandibular fractures' Cochrane Database Syst Rev (7) Author Site , DOI PEARL
Ali K, Heffernan E, Lambe P & Coombes L 2013 'Use of peer assessment in tooth extraction competency' European Journal of Dental Education
Ali K, Haseeb M & Munir MF 2012 'Causes of tooth extraction at a tertiary care centre in Pakistan' JPMA 8, (62) 812-815 Publisher Site
Haseeb M, Ali K & Munir MF 2012 'Causes of tooth extraction at a tertiary care centre in Pakistan' JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association 62, (8) 812-815 Author Site
Ali K, McHarg J, Kay E, Moles D, Tredwin C, Coombes L & Heffernan E 2012 'Academic environment in a newly established dental school with an enquiry-based curriculum: perceptions of students from the inaugural cohorts' European Journal of Dental Education 102-109 , DOI
Ali K, Raja M, Watson G, Coombes L & Heffernan E 2012 'The dental school learning milieu: students' perceptions at five academic dental institutions in Pakistan' J Dent Educ 76, (4) 487-494 Author Site
Ali K, Akram A & Akhtar MU 2012 'An unusual case of chronic suppurative osteomyelitis of the mandible' Archives of Orofacial Sciences PEARL
Akhtar MU, Ali K & Amjad M 2012 'A rare case of juvenile pleomorphic adenoma of buccal salivary glands' Eur. J. Pediat. Dermatol 22, 175-177
2011 'Digital Dentistry – A Space Odyssey' European Journal of Dental Education 15, (2) 119-132 Author Site , DOI
Ali K, Sittampalam G & Malik MA 2011 'Facial tuberculoid leprosy: case report' British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 49, (1) 70-72
Raja M, Hannan A & Ali K 2010 'Association of oral candidal carriage with dental caries in children' Caries Res 44, (3) 272-276 Author Site , DOI
Ali K, Sittampalam G & Malik MA 2010 'Bilateral temporalis hypertrophy' International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery 39, (3) 305-307
Ali K 2007 'Guest editorial' Oral Oncology 43, (7) 625-625 , DOI
Ali K 2007 'Ascher syndrome: a case report and review of the literature' Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontology 103, (2) e26-e28
Abbas I, Ali K & Mirza YB 2003 'Spectrum of mandibular fractures at a tertiary care dental hospital in Lahore' J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 15, (2) 12-14 Author Site
Abbas I, Ali K & Mirza YB 2003 'Spectrum of mandibular fractures at a tertiary care dental hospital in Lahore' age 1, 0-8
Abbas I & Ali K 2002 'Management of mandibular fractures a prospective study' Pak Oral & Dent 22, 151-52
Akhtar MU, Ali K, Arain AUR, Mirza YB & Chaudhry Z 2001 'Management of temporomandibular joint ankylosis: A long-term comparative study' Journal- College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan 12, (4) 11-12
Akhtar MU, Ali K, Arain AUR, Mirza YB & Chaudhry Z 2001 'Rationale for coronoidectomy in the management of temporomandibular joint ankylosis' Medical Forum Monthly 12, (5) 5-7
Akhtar MU, Ali K, Arain A, Mirza YB & Chaudhry Z 2001 'Management of temporomandibular joint ankylosis: a long-term comparative study' Journal- College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan 11, 84-87
Akhtar MU, Ali K, Arain A, Mirza YB & Chaudhry Z 2001 'Rationale For Coronoidectomy in the Management of Temporomandibular Joint Akylosis' Journal- College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan 11, 12-14
Books
Ali K & Prabhakar E 2019 Essential Physiology for Dental Students. Wiley-Blackwell
Chapters
Subhan F & Ali K 2018 'Control of Breathing' John Wiley & Sons
Subhan F, Ali K & Prabhakar E 2018 'Gas Exchange and Transport' John Wiley & Sons
Ali K 2018 'GIT Secretions' John Wiley & Sons
Belfield L & Ali K 2018 'Immune System' John Wiley & Sons
Gunasekera P, Ali K & Prabhakar E 2018 'Key Topics' John Wiley & Sons
Gunasekera P & Ali K 2018 'Liver Physiology' John Wiley & Sons
Subhan F, Ali K & Prabhakar E 2018 'Mechanics of Respiration' John Wiley & Sons
Prabhakar E & Ali K 2018 'Nerve Physiology' John Wiley & Sons
Prabhakar E & Ali K 2018 'The Autonomic Nervous System' John Wiley & Sons
Salih V & Ali K 2018 'The Cell: Structure and Function' John Wiley & Sons
Creanor S & Ali K 2016 'Alveolar bone' in Creanor S Essential Clinical Oral Biology John Wiley & Sons 50-56
McDonald S, Creanor S & Ali K 2016 'Maxillary sinus' in Creanor S Essential Clinical Oral Biology John Wiley & Sons 105-110
Ali K 2016 'Oral mucosa' in Creanor S Essential Clinical Oral Biology John Wiley & Sons 64-71
Creanor S & Ali K 2016 'Saliva' in Creanor S Essential Clinical Oral Biology John Wiley & Sons 99-104
Creanor S & Ali K 2016 'Tooth development' in Creanor S Essential Clinical Oral Biology John Wiley & Sons 13-22
Creanor S & Ali K 2016 'Alveolar Bone' in Creanor S Essential Clinical Oral Biology John Wiley & Sons
McDonald S, Creanor S & Ali K 2016 'Maxillary Sinus' in Creanor S Essential Clinical Oral Biology John Wiley & Sons
Ali K 2016 'Oral Mucosa' in Creanor S Essential Clinical Oral Biology John Wiley & Sons
Ali K & Creanor S 2016 'Saliva' in Creanor S Essential Clinical Oral Biology John Wiley & Sons
Creanor S & Ali K 2016 'The Salivary Glands' in Creanor S Essential Clinical Oral Biology John Wiley & Sons
Ali K & Creanor S 2016 'Tooth Development' in Creanor S Essential Clinical Oral Biology John Wiley & Sons
Conference Papers
Ali K, Bennett J & Coombes L 2014 'Progress Testing in Undergraduate Dental Education: The Peninsula Experience' IADR /PER Congress Dubrovnick Croatia 10-13 September 2014
Ali K, Coombes L & Bennett J 2014 'Performance of Dental Students In Applied Dental Knowledge Test - A Longitudinal Study' 40 Annual Association for Dental Education in Europe (ADEE) Meeting Riga Latvia 27-30 August 2014
Ali K, Tredwin C, Kay EJ, Slade A & Pooler J 2014 'Preparedness of Dental Graduates for Foundation Training: A Qualitative Study Using Focus Groups' 40 Annual Association for Dental Education in Europe (ADEE) Meeting Riga Latvia 27-30 August 2014
Ali K, Bennett J & Coombes L 2014 'Progress testing: a tool for integrating assessment in the basic sciences in dental curriculum' The 6th European Meeting of the Association of Basic Science Teachers in Dentistry (ABSTD) Madrid Spain 06/04/2014 08/04/2014
Ali K, Kay E, Slade A, Pooler J & Tredwin C 2013 'Preparedness of UK Dental Graduates for Foundation Training- A Qualitative Study' 39th Association For Dental Education in Europe (ADEE) Meeting Birmingham, UK 28/08/2013 31/08/2013
Jerreat M, Coombes L, Heffernan E, Jones G, Ali K, Hanks S & McColl E 2013 'Using An Integrated Structured Clinical Examination To Assess Final Year Students and Its Success' 39th Association For Dental Education in Europe (ADEE) Meeting Birmingham
Ali K, McCarthy A, Robbins J, Heffernan E & Coombes L 2012 'Management of Impacted Wisdom Teeth: What is being Taught in Dental Schools in the UK?' 38th Annual Meeting Association for Dental Education in Europe, Lyon France
Ali K, Heffernan E, Lambe P & Coombes L 2012 'Use of Peer Assessment in Tooth Extraction Competency' 38th Annual Meeting Association for Dental Education in Europe, Lyon France
Liz K, Duffin J & Ali K 2011 'Evaluation of a General Dental Practice Pregraduation Placement Scheme' British Society for Oral and Dental Research meeting Sheffield UK
Ali K, Liz K, McHarg J & Heffernan E 2011 'Academic Environment In An Enquiry- Based Dental Curriculum: Expectations And Reality' 37th Annual Meeting of the Association for Dental Education in Europe Antalya Turkey
Oliver RG, Waylen AE, Mcharg J, Oliver SJ & Ali K 2011 'Comparison Of Approaches To Learning Among First Year Students At Three Dental Schools In The Uk'
Ali K, Watson G & Raja M 2010 'Educational Environment and Difficulties in Career Choices Faced by New Dental Graduates of Pakistan' 36th Annual Meeting of the Association for Dental Education in Europe Amsterdam
Ali K 0 'Development of a Contemporary and Evidence-based Curriculum at a Dental School in the United Kingdom' International Association of Dental Research / Pakistan Association of Dental Research, 2nd Annual Meeting 04 September 2015 Lahore, Pakistan.
Ali K, Tredwin C, Kay EJ & Slade A 0 'Development of a Scale to Measure Preparedness of New Dental Graduates: Results of a Pilot Study' 41st ADEE Meeting Szeged, Hungary August 27 - 30, 2015
Cockerill J & Ali K 0 'Do students on different programmes use different resources to prepare for the progress test?' European Board of Medical Assessors (EBMA) Progress Testing Conference University of Exeter, UK, June 22, 2018 PEARL
Ali K, Kisielewska J, Subhan F & Tredwin C 0 'Impact of Dyslexia on the Education Experiences of Undergraduate Students in Medicine, Dentistry, and Biomedical Sciences: A Qualitative Study' IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition PEARL
Ali K, Tredwin C, Kay EJ & Slade A 0 'Perceptions of Stakeholders about a Newly Established Dental School with an Enquiry-based Curriculum: A Qualitative Study' International Association of Dental Research / American Association of Dental Research, General Meeting 14 March 2015 Boston USA.
Bennett J & Ali KAMRAN 0 'Progress testing: a tool for integrating assessment in the basic sciences in dental curriculum' KAMRAN ALI PEARL
Ali K, Tredwin C, Kay EJ & Slade A 0 'Transition of Dental Graduates for Foundation Training: A Qualitative Study Using Focus Groups' 40th ADEE Meeting Riga, Latvia August 27 - 30, 2014
Ali K & Zahra D 0 'Use of Progress Testing in Undergraduate Dental Education' ”, European Board of Medical Assessors (EBMA) Annual Academic Conference “Crossing Boundaries – Assessment in Medical Education, University of Exeter, UK, October 15, 2016 PEARL
Matthew J, Coombes L, Hefferenan E, Jones G & Ali K 0 'Using an Integrated Structured Clinical Examination to Assess Final Year Students and Its Success' 39th ADEE Meeting Birmingham
Posters
Ali K, Tredwin C, Kay EJ & Slade A Ali K, Tredwin C, Kay EJ & Slade A 0 'Application of Rasch Analysis in the Development and Psychometric Evaluation of Dental Undergraduates Preparedness Assessment Scale' 0 0 PEARL
Zahra D, Belfield L, McIlwaine C, Ali KAMRAN, Bennett JH & Zaric S Zahra D, Belfield L, McIlwaine C, Ali KAMRAN, Bennett JH & Zaric S 0 'Exploring the relationships between knowledge and skills assessments in Dental Therapy and Hygiene students as a function of prior qualifications' 0 0 PEARL
Ali K, Salih V & McColl E Ali K, Salih V & McColl E 0 'Impact of Early Clinical Exposure on the Learning Experiences of Undergraduate Students at a Dental School in the United Kingdom' 0 0 PEARL
Ali K & Zahra D Ali K & Zahra D 0 'Progress Testing as a tool to assess growth in applied dental knowledge' 0 0 PEARL
Ali K, Zahra D & Tredwin C Ali K, Zahra D & Tredwin C 0 'Progress Testing: A tool for Integrated Learning and Assessment in Undergraduate Dental Education' 0 0 PEARL
Ali K, Cockerill J & Zahra D Ali K, Cockerill J & Zahra D 0 'Self-perceived competency of New Dental Graduates' 0 0 PEARL