Sondos Albadri is a Professor and Honorary consultant in Paediatric Dentistry at the University of Liverpool. She is the Vice Dean for Research and postgraduate studies and the academic lead for the Unite of Oral Health. Sondos graduated from Jordan University of Science and Technology in 1997 with a BDS and completed her PhD from Queens University Belfast. After completing specialist training in Manchester, she joined the University of Liverpool in 2008 where she completed her consultant training. She was appointed as a senior lecturer and honorary consultant in 2011 and promoted to a Professor in November 2018.
Sondos’s developed the Doctorate programme in paediatric dentistry, the programme follow the UK Specialist training curriculum combining research and clinical training and has unique links to Alderhay children hospital & multidisciplinary approach to treatment planning and delivery of care. Sondos’s research is focused on clinical and patients reported outcomes. She has research collaborations in dental Trauma, inflammatory diseases in children, prevention and behaviour change and number of NIHR funded clinical trials. Sondos has published and co-authored over 60 peer-reviewed publications. She has been a reviewer for a number of Dental Journals. Sondos was the associate editor of the International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry from 2015 till September 2020 and she has been the chair of the British Society of Paediatric dentistry conference abstracts and prizes committee for the same period. Sondos has been providing PG CPD courses in Paediatric Dentistry and Dental trauma, to general practitioners, specialist trainees and consultants for many years. She jointly developed an international course for Endodontics in children.
Sondos is the academic representative on the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Speciality Advisory Board (SAB) in Paediatric Dentistry, and the intercollegiate body, which advise on Paediatric specialist training (Specialty Advisory Committee (SAC). She is a member of the examiners’ board for the tri-collegiate membership examination in Paediatric Dentistry. Sondos has held several external examiner positions for UG BDS, PG and PhD programmes nationally and internationally. Sondos is currently the president elect for the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry.