Dr Habib Benzian is founding director of The Health Bureau Ltd, a UK-based consulting firm in international health. His professional career started in dentistry where he specialised in oral surgery and implantology for thirteen years.
As a recognised expert in international health and dental public health, Benzian is lecturer in dental public health at the College of Dentistry, New York University, USA. He co-edited The Challenge of Oral Disease with David Williams, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, UK. The atlas maps the state of oral health worldwide and details the extent of international neglect and disparities in global oral health.
Through his consulting firm Benzian continues to follow his passion for global health issues, focusing on school health, water and sanitation, as well as health policy and evaluation.