Dr. Yasmin Kamarudin completed her undergraduate dental studies at University of Western Australia and graduated with honours in 2008. Since then she has completed her specialist training in orthodontics at University of Bristol (UK). She graduated in 2017 with a Doctorate in Dental Surgery (DDS) and was awarded the prestigious Harry Orton Prize for best academic performance by a postgraduate student in the Bristol University Orthodontic DDS/MORth programme (http://www.bris.ac.uk/dental/news/2017/dds17.html). She also received a prize for best research poster presentation at the British Orthodontic Conference in 2016 for her study on prolonged antimicrobial properties of a novel mouth rinse. (https://www.bos.org.uk/Professionals-Members/Awards-and-Prizes/Previous-BOS-prize-winners-and-award-holders)
Starting off her career in the Ministry of Health (MoH), Dr. Yasmin served as a dental officer in Negeri Sembilan between 2009 and 2014. This was followed by her appointment as a Specialist Training Registrar (StR) within the NHS at the Bristol Dental Hospital (UK) between 2014 and 2017. Currently she is a visiting Orthodontist at Artius Dental Centre and also works as an Orthodontic lecturer at the University Malaya where she supervises both the undergraduate and postgraduate dental students. She appreciates the importance of practicing evidence based dentistry and therefore is also actively involved in conducting research within the university.