Dr. Said-Al-Naief has joined the University of the Pacific as an associate professor of Pathology and Medicine and director of Clinical Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and Medicine In October of 2009. He previously held a position as an associate professor of Pathology and Surgery at UAB in Birmingham, AL. In addition, he had previously served as a director of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology at University of Alabama. He was also an associate scientist at the Center for Metabolic Bone Disease and Comprehensive Cancer Center. He also served as a consultant in Children’s hospital, Department of Pathology. Moreover, he treated Clinical Oral Pathology/Oral Medicine patients in Kirklin Clinic, with the Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and continued the same with Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. He maintains active dental licensure in the states of Illinois, Wisconsin, New York, Alabama, and California. He began his medical career with a degree in Dentistry from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI, where he also served as a faculty for few years. He then completed two residences in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology at the U of Illinois at Chicago (where he also obtained his MS degree in Oral Biology) and Long Island Jewish Hospital in NY. Dr. Said continued on and completed an advanced fellowship in Head and Neck/ENT Pathology in Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, attended a two-year externship in General Pathology/Dermatopathology at the University of Illinois at Chicago and two additional months of training at the Armed Forces of Pathology in Washington D.C.. He presented and authored/co-authored numerous articles, manuscripts, abstracts, posters, CE courses and symposiums in various topics in head and neck pathology nationally and internationally. He has also written 2 chapters in Maxillofacial Pathology/biology & continued to actively participate in a wide range of basic and translational research in head and neck pathology.
Biography Updated on 6 February 2011