Mohamed Estai

Dr, PhD (UWA)

  • The University of Western Australia (M309), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Dr Mohamed Estai holds MBBS degree from the University of Tripoli (Alfateh University) in 2005 and MSc in Anatomy from the National University of Malaysia in 2011. He completed a PhD degree from the University of Western Australia in March 2018. His PhD research focused on the use of telemedicine and mobile applications in remote detection of oral diseases. In 2017, he was a recipient of the Board of the Graduate Research School Dean's List award, awarded to only a fraction of theses by the GRS, UWA. Also, he was a recipient of Scholarship for International Research Fees (SIRF) and University Postgraduate Award International Students (UPAIS) from the UWA in 2013-2017. He published over 25 peer-reviewed publications in the area of telehealth and dental public health.

Currently, Mohamed is a Postdoc Research Fellow at the Australian eHealth Research Centre, CSIRO and Honorary Research Fellow at the UWA.

Until June 2018, he was teaching (lecturing, tutoring and demonstrating) several Human Anatomy and Human Biology units at the UWA.


Funding and Research Activities

  • Research Development Unit, WA Health. Development and Validation of Deep Learning Algorithms for Oral Image Diagnostics, 2020, 2019, $62,500.
  • Research Translation Projects 2019. Implementation and evaluation of an artificial intelligence-based eye screening system for diabetic retinopathy in the Royal Perth Hospital, 2019, $237,500.
  • Financial Market Foundation for Children. Evaluation of the effectiveness of a teledentistry in the screening for decay in Australian children, 2018, $159,975.
  • The UWA’s Alumni Fund Grants. Enhancing teaching in Science and Medicine by using full-colour 3D printing to produce unique embryological and histological models, 2017, $22,000.  


Research Interests

His research interests fall in the area of telehealth, diagnostic screening and artificial intelligence, and more broadly population health and epidemiology.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, The University of Western Australia


Award Date: 31 Mar 2018

External positions

Postdoc Research Fellow, Australian eHealth Research Centre, CSIRO

Nov 2018 → …


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