Dr. Raghad Hashim has joined the Dental College of Ajman University in 2000. Currently, she is an Associate Professor and the Head of Growth and Development Department. She has received both of her Ph.D. (2007) and Master degrees (1999) from Otago University, New Zealand. Her main interest is child-centered dental research to improve the oral health and treatment experiences of children. She has had published and presented nationally and internationally many research projects. Her research findings were recognized and honored by receiving ten national and international awards.