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Health Science Faculty Profiles

  • BDS 1993, MSc 2000 and PhD 2005 Degrees from University of Baghdad. Iraw
  • Current Poisition: Acting Dean at CUCA ( Associate Professor)
  • Department of Dental Surgery
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  • Telephone: +971(6)7111306



Dr. Ali Abdul Wahab Razooki Al Shekhli is an Associate Professor and Acting Dean with CUCA in the Department of Dental Surgery.  He received his BDS, MSc and PhD Degrees from University of Baghdad, Iraq in 1993, 2000, and 2005 respectively. His specialization is in Conservative Dentistry and experience is primarily in Operative and Endodontics.

Dr Ali Shekhli has worked in reputed UAE universities, along with being a guest speaker in multiple international and dental conferences. His expertise throughout the years has been in the fields of Operative, Endodontics, Fixed Prosthodontics and Biomaterials which provides him a wide range of knowledge and aptitude. He has been a scientific researcher in Biomaterials, Endodontics and Operative Dentistry and has published in reputable journals.


Areas of Specialization

  • Operative Dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Fixed Prosthodontics
  • Biomaterials 


Speaker in many of International and local Dental Conferences

  • AEEDC DUBAI 2017, 7-9 Feb.
  • AU dental Conference 13-14 April 2017.
  • 39th Asia Pacific Dental Congress, 22-25 May 2017.
  • International Conference on Dentistry & Oral Health ICDO Sep. 14-16, 2017 at Valencia, Spain 2017.
  • 40th Asia Pacific Dental Congress, 7-11May 2018 Manila 
  • International Conference on Dentistry & Oral Health ICDO Sep. 20-22, 2018 at Rome, Italy.
  • RAKCODS dental conference, 5th & 6th October 2018: (Dentistry Now and Beyond).  
  • “Train the Trainer” Workshop, 17-19 Feb. 2019, Milano, Italy. 
  • International Conference on Dentistry & Oral Health ICDO Sep. 16-18, 2019 at London, UK.
  • Dental Hygienist seminar (11th Dental Facial Cosmetic International conference Dubai, 8 Nov 2019 Dubai, UAE by CAPP



  1. Al- Shekhli AA. Depth of cure evaluation of four different light-activated composites using different curing modes. J Bagh Coll Dentistry 2009; 21(1):5-8.
  2. Al- Shekhli AA. Post-gel polymerization shrinkage strain evaluation of four light-activated composites using different curing modes. J Bagh Coll Dentistry 2009; 21(2):14-17.
  3. Al- Shekhli AA., Al-Aubi IA. Compressive Strength Evaluation of Nanofilled Light-activated Composites JPDA, 2009, 18(4):141-145.
  4. Al- Shekhli AA., Al-Aubi IA. Influence of composite restorative materials composition on their diametral tensile strength values. J Int Dent Med Res 2009; 2: (3), pp. 1-4.
  5. Al- Shekhli AA. Effectiveness of cure evaluation of four light-activated composites using different curing modes. J Bagh Coll Dentistry 2010; 22 (1):7-10.
  6. Al- Shekhli AA. IN-home bleaching effect on compressive strength values of some direct restorative materials. J Int Dent Med Res 2010; 3: (1), pp. 15-18.
  7. Al- Shekhli AA., Ur Rehman MM. Microleakage in Class V Nanofilled composite compared to a Traditional hybrid resin and Flowable composite restorations; An in vitro study. Pakistan Oral and Dental Journal (PODJ), 2010 Vol 30 (1) (June 2010):215-19.
  8. Al- Shekhli AA. Solubility of Four Dental Luting Cements. JIDMR, 2010, 2(3):1-4.
  9. Al- Shekhli AA., Al-Aubi IA. : In-Home Bleaching Effect on DTS Values of Some Direct Restorative Materials. JIDMR 2014 volume 7(1):21-25.
  10. Al- Shekhli AA., Al-Aubi IA. : Solubility of nanofilled versus conventional composites.  Pakistan Oral and Dental Journal (PODJ), 2014 Vol 34 (1) (March 2014):118-21.
  11. Al- Shekhli AA.: Flexural strength of nanofilled resin based composites. Asnan Magazine
  12. Al- Shekhli AA., Al-Aubi IA, Ali NS: Microleakage of Fusio TM liquid dentin Self Adhesive Composite in Class V Cavities. Pakistan Oral and Dental Journal (PODJ), 2015 Vol 35:278-81.
  13. Al- Shekhli AA., Al-Aubi IA, Jaafar NA, Al- nuami MM: Sorption and solubility of biodentine new restorative material. Pakistan Oral and Dental Journal (PODJ), 2016 Vol 36 (1):126-29.
  14. Al- Shekhli AA., Al-Aubi IA, Ayman AR: Flexural strength evaluation of Tetric EvoCeram bulk-fill composite in comparison with traditional composites. Pakistan Oral and Dental Journal (PODJ), 2017 Vol 37 (2): 347-50.
  15. Al- Shekhli AA., Al-Ayoobi IA: Compatibility of Different Composite Shades with VITA Shade Guide. Adv Dent & oral Health, 2018, 10 (1):1-3.
  16. Al- Shekhli AA., Al-Aubi IA: Curing effectiveness of bulkfill composites. WJD, Sep- Oct 2018; 9(5):361-65.
  17. Al- Shekhli AA., Al-Aubi IA: Composite diametral tensile strength.  WJD, 2018; 9 (6):457-461. 
  18. Al- Shekhli AA., Al-Aubi IA: Beverage influence on direct restorations. WJD, 2019; 10(1):52-57.  
  19. Al- Shekhli AA., Al-Aubi IA: Beverages immersion effect on compomer and giomer microhardness. JIDMR 2020; 13(1): 67-72. 
  20. Al- Shekhli AA., Al-Aubi IA: Compressive strength evaluation of giomer and compomer storage in different media. JIDMR, 2020; 13(1):23-28.
  21. Al- Shekhli AA., Al-Aubi IA: The effects of polishing and home bleaching on surface roughness of composites. JIDMR, 2020; 13(3):951-56.
  22. Al- Shekhli AA., Al-Aubi IA: Evaluation of cyclic fatigue resistance of different rotary endodontic file systems. JIDMR, 2020; 13(3):849-53.

  • Member of the General Pharmaceutical Council, UK
  • Member of the Egyptian syndicate for Pharmacists
  • PhD in Pharmaceutical sciences, King’s College London, UK
  • Position: Associate Professor-Acting head of Pharmacy department
  • Email:
  • Telephone: +971(6)7111320



Dr. Hala Afifi is a member of the General Pharmaceutical Council in the UK along with being a part of Egyptian syndicated for Pharmacists. Currently, she’s an Associate Professor with CUCA and heads the Pharmacy Program. She actively participates in trainings in Pharmacy, Dentistry, and Healthcare Management programs all across MENA region and the UK.

Her specialization is in Pharmacy orientation, Physical pharmacy, Thermodynamics, Pharmacokinetics, Dosage Preparation and Optimization and Pharmaceutical Polymers with considerable expertise and skills in patient counselling that involves both primary and secondary healthcare sectors. Dr. Hala has been an active speaker in several national and international conferences.


Area of specialization:Pharmacy orientation, Physical pharmacy, Thermodynamics, Pharmacokinetics, Dosage Form Preparation and Optimisation and Pharmaceutical Polymers.


Selected Publication:

  1. Marcelo A. da Silva, Evelyne Weinzaepfel, Hala Afifi, Jonny Eriksson, Isabelle Grillo, Margarita Valero and Cécile A. Dreiss, Tuning the Viscoelasticity of Nonionic Wormlike Micelles with β-Cyclodextrin Derivatives: A Highly Discriminative Process. Langmuir, 2013, 29, 7697–7708
  2. Hala Afifi, Göran Karlsson, Richard K. Heenan and Cécile A. Dreiss, Structural transitions in cholesterol-based wormlike micelles induced by encapsulating alkyl ester oils with varying architecture. J. Colloid Interface Sci, 2012, 378, 125-134
  3. Hala Afifi, Göran Karlsson, Richard K. Heenan and Cécile A. Dreiss, Solubilisation of oils or addition of monoglycerides drives the formation of wormlike micelles with an elliptical cross-section in cholesterol-based surfactants: a study by rheology, SANS and Cryo-TEM. Langmuir, 2011, 27, 7480-74.
  1. Hala Afifi, Marcelo A. da Silva, Cécile Nouvel, Jean-Luc Six, Christian Ligoure, Cécile A. Dreiss, Associative networks of cholesterol-modified dextran with short and long micelles, Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 4888-4899.
  2. Hala Afifi, Cécile A. Dreiss. Wormlike micelles ‘biogels’ for the sustained release of drugs. Eur Biophys J, 2007, 36, (suppl 1): S51-S248.

  • Visiting Professor – Brock University/ Canada 
  • Post-Doctoral Study in Medical Science – Institute of Cellular Medicine / UK.  
  • PhD in Eco- Biology / Bioavailability of minerals –  Hohenheim University / Germany
  • Position: Associate Professor 
  • Department of Dental Surgery 
  • Email:
  • Telephone: +971(6)7111319



Dr. Yassen Alfoteih is an Associate Professor with City University College of Ajman’s Dentistry department. He has a PhD in Eco- Biology / Bioavailability of minerals from Hohenheim University located in Germany and his Post-Doctoral is in Medical Sciences from the Institute of Cellular Medicine. He is one of the leading members in the dentistry department. 

Dr. Alfoteih’s background is in Public Health and he has worked in many prestigious institutes across UAE. Additionally, he has specialized in Cell Biology and Histology, Anatomy and Physiology, Toxicology, Epidemiology and Medical Laboratory settings.


Areas of Specialization

  • Cell Biology and Histology, Anatomy and Physiology, Toxicology, Epidemiology 
  • Medical laboratory settings 


Selected publications

  1. Kharaba, Z. J., Buabeid, M. A., Ibrahim, N. A., Jirjees, F. J., Al Obaidi, H. J., Kaddaha, A., … & Alfoteih, Y. (2020). Testosterone therapy in hypogonadal patients and the associated risks of cardiovascular events. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, 129, 110423.
  2. Kharaba, Z., Kousar, R., Alfoteih, Y., Azhar, S., Khan, S. A., & Murtaza, G. (2020). Nurses perception of pharmaceutical care practice: A qualitative approach. Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 19(4), 87-892.
  3. Kharaba, Z. J., Buabeid, M. A., & Alfoteih, Y. A. (2020). Effectiveness of testosterone therapy in hypogonadal patients and its controversial adverse impact on the cardiovascular system. Critical Reviews in Toxicology, 50(6), 491512. 
  4. Kaukab, I., Shah, S. N. H., Kharaba, Z. J., Buabeid, M. A., Alfoteih, Y. A., & Murtaza, G. (2020). Effect of clarithromycin pre-treatment on the pharmacokinetics of metoclopramide after their simultaneous oral intake. Expert Opinion on Drug Metabolism & Toxicology.
  5. Ijaz, M., Ameen, F., Abd Alfoteih, Y., Shamim, S., Alshehri, W. A., & Murtaza, G. (2020). Dissecting Streptococcus pyogenes interaction with human. Archives of Microbiology. 
  6. Y. Alfoteih, R. Karkain, S. Abdullah , Z. Kharaba (2020) Comparative Assessment  of   Bio-Chemical  quality  of   bottled  and   tap  water  in  UAE  ( accepted – Scopus indexed Journal)
  7. Naushad, A., Alsaraeji, Z., Ruhumbika, Y., Isong, E. U., & Alfoteih, Y. (2019). The Prevalence of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders among the Nurses in Dubai: Occupational Health Study. Medico Legal Update, 19(1), 156-160.
  8. Kharaba, Z., Burns, G., Ward, C., West, S., Hamid, Q., Mahboub, B., … & Alfoteih, Y. (2019). A proof of concept study describing extraoesophageal reflux in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea and asthma and the effects of continuous positive airway pressure.
  9. Y. Alfoteih, Z.. Jaber, How to design your epidemiological study: Research structure and design at a glance. Journal of AIDS & Clinical Research Open Access. ISSN 2155-6113. Abstract. Scopus Indexed 
  11. Alfoteih. Y, Jaber Zelal ( 2018) Current Status and Future Challenges in the Municipal Waste Management. Envirocities magazine. Issue 19 – January 2018). 
  12. Y Alfoteih, L Khajehkarimoddini, S Azizi , S Babu, Z Kharaba ( 2017) Shisha: The Silent killer – ( Published – keynote speaker – Health congress – Dubai , UAE ) 
  13. L Khajehkarimoddini, S Gosavic, M Kasturec, M Soltanie, S Azizid, H Sadeghikhahd, Y Alfoteih, R Deopurkarb (2017) A Noble Mediator-Free Microbial Fuel Cell Under Magnetic Field ( Published – keynote speaker – advanced material development and performance – Pune – India ) 
  14. L Khajehkarimoddinia, S Gosavi, M Kasture , S Azizid, H Sadeghikhahd, Y Alfoteih, and R Deopurkar (2017) Bio-synthesized Silver Nano Particles: Enhancer Current Capacity in Microbial Fuel Cell (Published – keynote speaker – advanced material development and performance – Pune – India ) 
  15. Y Alfoteih, S Babu, Z. Kharaba (2016) Hygienic criteria of sea water – Dubai as case study. Chair of 6th Global academic meeting – Dubai – U