Riyad Al-Qawasmi

Associate Professor

Contact Info:
Campus: Corktown Campus
Building: School of Dentistry
Room: DC 324
Phone: 313-494-6609
Teaches :


  • Ph.D.
  • M.S.D.
  • B.D.S.


Dr. Al-Qawasmi teaches multiple courses for both graduate and undergraduate dental students, including roentgenographic cephalometrics, basic research methodology, physiology of bone and tooth movement, and preclinical orthodontics. He received his dental degree from Jordan University of Science and Technology in 1994. In 2004 he received his PhD. in dental Sciences from Indiana University and MSD. in orthodontics. His research interest is in population genetics and dissecting genetic and environmental factors involved in clinically relevant conditions. In 2014 he was awarded the Subtelny, Baker, Eastman Teaching Fellowship Award from AAOF. He joined UDM School of Dentistry as part-time faculty in 2009 and became full time faculty in 2011.