Jinous is an Associate Professor in Paediatric Dentistry. Primary research theme: Clinical and Applied
Jinous Tahmassebi gained BDS from the University of Newcastle in 1989 and was awarded a MDentSci in 1993 from the University of Leeds. She gained her Fellowship of Paediatric Dentistry of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada in 1998 and completed her PhD in 2001. She has experience teaching all members of the dental team at undergraduate and postgraduate level as well as managing and leading academic modules. She has held NHS, specialist private, community and university posts within the specialities of paediatric dentistry after completing vocational training in 1990.
She is the programme lead for the postgraduate programme in paediatric dentistry at Leeds School of Dentistry. She leads the MSc and the Professional Doctorate programme which is one of the largest paediatric dentistry postgraduate programmes in the UK. Jinous Tahmassebi is a regular speaker at national and international conferences and is a referee for a number of international journals. She has more than 50 peer-reviewed publications in a wide range of dental journals.