Dr Marina Kamel is a specialist periodontist based at Westside Perio and Implants, Brisbane, QLD, Australia. She completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery with Distinction from the University of Otago, New Zealand in 2012. Thereafter, she completed her Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Periodontics) and specialist training in implant dentistry at the University of Sydney, Australia in 2019. She was awarded a membership with the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (MRACDS) in the Periodontics specialty as well as obtaining fellowship (FRACDS) in general dental practice. Dr Kamel is the President of the Australian Society of Periodontology (ASP), the Vice President for the Australasian Osseointegration Society (AOS) and serves as a Candidate Advisor and member of the RACDS Regional Committee in Queensland. She is an active member of the International Team for Implantology (ITI), Australian & New Zealand Academy of Periodontists (ANZAP), and the Australian Dental Association (ADA). Dr Kamel received multiple academic and research awards during her professional career. She was awarded the prestigious FG Christensen medal for obtaining the highest ranking in the primary RACDS examinations across Australasia in 2013. She has received the reputable Judith and Dr. Mario Adamo Implant Innovation Scholarship for her research work in 2018 as well as the Osteology Foundation Research Award for her research in 2020. She has lectured extensively at national and international conferences. Outside of periodontics, Dr Kamel enjoys running, swimming and tennis. She loves travelling and spending time with her husband, family and friends in the great outdoors.