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Amr M. Moursi, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Chairman
Pediatric Dentistry
Room 969W Dental Center, 421 First Avenue
Fax: 212-995-4364
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Education:

Dr. Moursi received a D.D.S. degree from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry.  He then completed a pediatric dentistry residency at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. He received a Ph.D. in Craniofacial Biology from the University of California at San Francisco.  He is a board certified Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.  He is also a Fellow of the International College of Dentists.

 

Research Interests / Professional Overview:

Dr. Amr M. Moursi is Chairman of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the New York University College of Dentistry and an Attending Dentist on the medical staff at the New York University Langone Medical Center and the Bellevue Hospital Center in New York.

Dr. Moursi received a D.D.S. degree from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry.  He then completed a pediatric dentistry residency at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. He received a Ph.D. in Craniofacial Biology from the University of California at San Francisco.  He is a board certified Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.  He is also a Fellow of the International College of Dentists.

For the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) Dr. Moursi currently serves on the Medicaid and CHIP Advisory Committee and the Nominations Committee. He also serves as a Fellow of the AAPD Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center.  In addition, Dr. Moursi also serves as a AAPD National Spokesperson and is AAPD Chair of the Task Force on Global Interactions. 

Dr. Moursi is a former member of the Examination Committee for the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.  He also served as a Consultant and Pediatric Dentistry Review Committee member for the Commission on Dental Accreditation for the American Dental Association.  Dr. Moursi served as the New York State Co-Leader for the Office of Head Start Dental Home Initiative.  In New York City, he has been appointed as a member of the Advisory Council for Children of Bellevue, an organization that supports pediatric patients and their families at Bellevue Hospital Center.

Dr. Moursi’s research focuses on infant oral health disorders and prevention as well as oral health care delivery. He is the author or coauthor for over 80 published articles, book chapters and abstracts.  He is also Editor of the textbook Clinical Cases in Pediatric Dentistry (Wiley-Blackwell).  In addition, Dr. Moursi has led teams of dentists and students to provide pediatric dental treatment, education and training to underserved sites throughout the Unites States and the world including Maine, Alaska, Tanzania, Grenada and Nicaragua.  He also maintains a private practice in New York City.

Dr. Moursi and his department have been featured on NBC’s Today Show, ABC’s Good Morning America, Inside Edition, Sirius Satellite Radio, New York’s ABC 7, Fox 5, CBS 2 and NY1 News, and several New York City newspapers and radio programs.

 

Representative Publications:

Books and Chapters:

 

2012                Clinical Cases in Pediatric Dentistry (Text book and study guide), A. M. Moursi, Editor, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, England, 2012.

 

2012                A. M. Moursi and A. Truesdale, 2012, Cardiovascular Considerations in the Pediatric Dental Patient. In:  The Handbook of Pediatric Dentistry, 4th Edition.  Nowak, A.J., Casamassimo, P.S. (eds), American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Chicago.

 

 

 Journal Articles:

 

2012                Larsen C,  Daronch M, Moursi AM.  Fluoride Therapy in Pediatric Dental Patients. Dimensions of Dental Hygiene, June, 10(6): 19-22. 

 

2012                Maile Kim, Kate Siegler, Jill Fernandez, Jeannie Tamariz, Theresa Caragine, Marcia Daronch, Amr M Moursi. Identification and long term stability of DNA captured on a dental impression wafer, Pediatric Dentistry, Volume 34, Number 5, September/October 2012 , pp. 373-377(5).

 

2011                Fernandez, J., Sadana, C., Eisenberg, E.,  Daronch, M. and Moursi, AM.   The Use of Mobile Electronic Devices as an educational tool in pediatric community outreach. New York State Dental Journal, The New York State Dental Journal, November 2011, 77:6, pg 32-35.

 

2010                Moursi AM, Zee L, Jones C, Fernandez JB, Daronch M.  Nutrition and Oral Health Considerations in Children with Special Health Needs: Implications for Oral Health Care Providers,  Pediatric Dentistry, Jul/Aug 2010 (V 32/No 4) pages 333-342.

 

2008                Fernandez JB, Herman NG, Rosenberg LR, Moursi AM. A Public-Private Collaboration to Improve Oral Health Status of Children enrolled in Head Start in New York City, New York State Dental Journal, June/July 74:4, pg 32-34.