Dr. Jessani is an assistant professor and coordinator for Operative Dentistry at the college. After finishing his DDS from the University of Karachi in 2011, Dr. Jessani joined UBC Dentistry for an MSc and PhD while focusing on access to dental care for marginalized populations—particularly those living with HIV. His diverse teaching experience includes community outreach, problem-based learning and clinical teaching. During his time at UBC, Dr. Jessani won several awards for clinical teaching excellence as well as academic scholarships for his outstanding research skills. When not working, Dr. Jessani likes to travel and volunteer his time in the community.