Prabhu Manickam Natarajan  5299

Prabhu Manickam Natarajan

Assistant Professor
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Dr. Prabhu Manickam Natarajan completed his BDS degree from The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, India and went ahead to complete his MDS in Periodontics from Annamalai University in the year 2003. Later, he went ahead to finish Doctorate in Periodontics from the renowned Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research (BIHER) in India. He was the first to complete the Doctorate in Periodontics from the University in September 2011. He received his Fellowship in Dental Surgery from The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, UK in 2019. Based on his contribution in Dental education, Dr. Prabhu was awarded the Fellowship of the Faculty of Dental Trainers from The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in January 2020. He was the first from India to receive this Fellowship from The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Later, he went ahead to receive the Fellowship in General Dental Practice from the Royal College of England. Dr. Prabhu started his teaching career as a Lecturer in Periodontics in Feb 2004 and gradually got promoted to various levels based on his contributions in teaching, research, and clinical practice. He got promoted as a Professor in Periodontics in India in February 2012 and worked as a Professor in Periodontics and Research coordinator in Malaysia between 2012 to 2014. Dr. Prabhu had worked in Gulf Medical University, Ajman and USTF, Fujairah, before joining Ajman University in September 2021. Dr. Prabhu is a renowned speaker at various national and international Conferences. He was awarded two research grants and he is also a PhD guide and examiner for PhD, Masters and undergraduate exams.

Education
  • Fellowship in Faculty of Dental Surgery , Royal College of Physicans and Surgeons of Glasgow, UK, 2019
  • Fellowship in FGDP, Royal College of England, UK, 2020
  • PhD in Periodontics, Bharath University, India, 2011
  • MDS in Periodontics, Annamalai University, 2003
  • BDS, The Tamilnadu Dr.MGR Medical University, India, 1998
Experience
  • Associate Professor in Periodontics, USTF, Fujairah, UAE, 2020-2021
  • Associate Professor in Periodontics, GMU, Ajman, UAE, 2019-2020
  • Assistant Professor in Periodontics, GMU, Ajman, UAE, 2014-2019
  • Professor in Periodontics and Research coordinator, Penang International Dental College, Malaysia, 2012-2014
  • Professor in Periodontics, Tagore Dental College, India,2012
  • Associate Professor in Periodontics, Tagore Dental College, India, 2009-2012
  • Reader in Periodontics, APDC, Chennai, India, 2007-2009
  • Reader & Head of the Department of Periodontics & Preventive and Community Dentistry, Ekalavya Dental College & Hospital. Jaipur, India, 2007
  • Lecturer, Sree Balaji Dental College & Hospital, Chennai, India, 2004 -2006
Teaching Area
  • Periodontics
Research
  • Soft tissue Lasers in Periodontics
  • Prevalence of periodontal diseases
Publications
Conference Presentation
  • Guest lectures given in UAE : 26
  • Guest lectures given outside UAE: 12
Memberships, Awards and Honors
  • First to be awarded PhD in Periodontics from Bharath University, India
  • First to receive from India : Fellowship in FDT, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
  • Editor in Chief, International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research, 2014-2016
  • Editorial board member and reviewer in many international dental journals
  • Member, Indian Dental Association
  • Invited as Poster judge in AEEDC 2019