Prof Camile Farah

BDSc, MDSc (OralMed OralPath), PhD, GCEd (HE), GCExLead, FRACDS (OralMed), FOMAA, FIAOO, FICD, FPFA
Camile Farah is Professor of Oral Oncology, Dean of Dentistry, Head of the UWA Dental School, and Director of the Oral Health Centre of WA, at the University of Western Australia. He is a registered specialist in both Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology with sub-specialty training in Oral Oncology. He has interests in clinical oral medicine and surgical oral pathology, diagnostic head and neck pathology, and oral and maxillofacial radiology. He maintains a part-time private practice in Oral Medicine with Perth Oral Medicine & Dental Sleep Centre, is a member of the Head & Neck Cancer Team at the Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, and Director of the Australian Centre for Oral Oncology Research & Education, where he undertakes clinical and translational research into head and neck cancer early detection, personalised molecular diagnostics, and imaging. He has mentored over 50 postgraduate students and postdoctoral staff.
Camile is an inaugural Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (Oral Medicine) by examination, and Fellow of the Oral Medicine Academy of Australasia (OMAA), the International Academy of Oral Oncology, the International College of Dentists, and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. In addition, he is the recipient of many national and international awards, scholarships and honours. He has served as the Inaugural President of the OMAA and currently oversees its Credentialing and Peer Review Committee and Fellowship Examination. He is past President of the ANZ Division of the International Association for Dental Research, and Chair of the Local Organising Committee for the 4th Asia Pacific Regional Congress to be held in Brisbane in 2019. He is Chairman-elect of the Australian Dental Research Foundation having served as Chair of its Research Advisory Committee for 5 years.
Camile has authored more than 140 peer reviewed publications including 17 book chapters, has personally attracted $7.5 million in competitive research funding and has been involved in other successful collaborative grants totaling approximately $10 million. He has mentored over 50 postgraduate students and postdoctoral staff. He is Associate Editor for the “Journal of Oral Pathology & Medicine” and “Oral Cancer” and an Editorial Board member of “Oral Diseases”, and is a regular speaker at national and international conferences.
Camile has 20 years’ experience in dental academia, research, industry and the public and private sectors. He has held various leadership roles in dental academia and health care, and also owned and operated private practices in dentistry, oral medicine and diagnostic imaging.
Camile is co-author and co-editor of a new authoritative comprehensive textbook entitled “Contemporary Oral Medicine” to be published by Springer in 2018.