Following Dr Seoudi’s graduation with an honours degree in Dental Medicine and Surgery and achieving a Master’s Degree in Oral Medicine from Cairo University, she completed a period of training and became a Member of the Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. Later on, she was awarded one of the very few academic training posts in Clinical Oral Microbiology in the UK and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists by examination. Her PhD thesis focused on the interrelationship between the oral microbiome and the host immune response in patients with Behçet’s Disease.

Since graduation, Dr Seoudi had clinical, research and teaching responsibilities. Her main clinical areas of interest are: Clinical Oral Microbiology, Infection and Immunity in relation to oral health, and Infection Prevention and Control. Her main research area of interest is the interrelationship between the host immune response and the oral microbiome in health and disease. She is proud to be a holder of the Young Investigator Award (International Conference on Behçet’s Disease, Japan, 2012). She considers teaching one of the most rewarding experiences in her career. She enjoys teaching a wide range of students from different cultural backgrounds and different learning needs and thrives in the challenge of tailoring her teaching style to benefit all students.