Dr. Amr M. Moursi is Chairman of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the New York University College of Dentistry and an Attending Dentist at the New York University Langone Medical Center and the Bellevue Hospital Center in New York.
Dr. Moursi completed his D.D.S. degree at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, a pediatric dentistry residency at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh then 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 both the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the International College of Dentists.
For the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Dr. Moursi currently serves as the Academic Trustee on the Board of Trustees. He also serves as a Fellow of the Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center and on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Dentistry for Children. He is also the Liaison to the American Academy of Pediatrics, and serves as a National Spokesperson. He was also formerly the Chair of the AAPD Global Interactions Task Force.
In his other service activities, Dr. Moursi serves as an Examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and as a consultant to both the New York State and New York City Departments of Health. He is a former member of the Examination Committee of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He also served as a Consultant and Pediatric Dentistry Review Committee member for the Commission on Dental Accreditation.
Dr. Moursi’s research focuses on early childhood oral health. He is the author or co-author of over 100 published articles, book chapters and policy briefs. 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 training, education and care to underserved areas around the world including Tanzania, Nicaragua, Alaska, northern Maine and upstate New York. 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, CNN Headline News, 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.