Dr Nor Adinar BAHARUDDIN received her Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in 2010 from the University of Otago, New Zealand. Her thesis is on bone healing in animal model. Dr Baharuddin returned home and continues research in her field of interest; on regeneration, animal model and obesity related to periodontal disease. She has published articles in various international journals.
At present, she is the Deputy Dean of Research and also a Professor (Periodontology) at the Faculty of Dentistry, Universiti Malaya Kuala Lumpur. Previously, she has served as the Head of Department in 2006 and from 2011-2014.
She has been involved in curriculum development for both undergraduate and postgraduate programme. She contributes as a panel for the Accreditation Assessment for the Postgraduate Dental Education and a committee member for the DentSEdC under the Dental Specialist Assessment Programme Committee for Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA). She also serves as a committee for the Professional Qualifying Examination for the Malaysian Dental Council.