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Postdoctoral Fellow
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Munder Ben-Omran, BDS, MS joined the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research and the National Library of Medicine’s Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications (LHNCBC) as a Postdoctoral Fellow in Oral Health Informatics in July 2018. Dr. Ben-Omran graduated from Tripoli University School of Dental Sciences in 2008 and then a joined a public services mission to provide oral health services in the rural areas of the Libyan-Egyptian border. He completed an Masters of Science in Biomedical Informatics at Rutgers University School of Health Professions in 2016. His thesis focused on cloud computing in dentistry and teledentistry. In 2018, he finished a  Dental Public Health Residency at Columbia University, College of Dental Medicine. His research is going to focus on diabetes and oral health with emphasis on prediabetes by looking at screening opportunities by dentists, and other medical-dental issues around diabetes and glucose control. His mentors at NIDCR and NLM are Dr. Bruce Dye and Dr. Paul Fontelo.