|Qualifications||BDS (Baghdad), MSc (Baghdad)|
|Research Interest||• Dental Trauma
|Area of Expertise / Specialization||Pediatric Dentistry|
|Ongoing Research||• Rampant caries
• Nursing Caries in Relation to Salivary Calcium, Phosphorus, Zinc and Copper Ions Concentrations and Dietary Habits Analysis in Selected Samples of Pre-school Children. Baghdad University 2005 (M. Sc.)
• Building Scientific Foundation for Clinical Success, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia, 6 October, 2007
• Seventh Scientific Meeting of IADR Malaysian Section and Ninth Annual General Meeting “Research in Daily Practice”, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia, 23 February, 2008
|Summary of Biodata||Graduated from Dentistry College of Baghdad University/ Iraq. She started her academic carrier as a tutor in Dentistry College, Mustenseriyah University/ Iraq. After getting her master degree in Pediatric Dentistry, she was appointed as a lecturer in Pedodontics department.
Dr. Alaa is currently a lecturer in the faculty of dentistry, Universiti Teknologi MARA/ Malaysia since August 2007. She is the coordinator of Pedodontics Module.
Her research interests are in management & prevention of early childhood caries and management & aetiology of dental trauma.