Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District
Albert Yaacoub is a significant figure within the oral health profession in NSW. His leadership style is collaborative and inclusive and his achievements demonstrate innovation in health service delivery.
Albert is a formative influencer for oral health professionals and a role model for dental students. He has a passion for supporting his staff to grow and apply their skills outside the dental clinic. He forges partnerships in the community, offering unique programs to provide dental care for refugees, Aboriginal communities, drug and alcohol clients and vulnerable children.
His strong relationships with universities has enabled him to grow the Nepean Oral Health Centre’s teaching portfolio to provide 20% of NSW’s undergraduate clinical placements; and become the main training facility for the University of Sydney’s unique Doctor of Clinical Dentistry Oral Surgery Post Graduate Program.
Albert is committed to improving patient care, building strong relationships, supporting teamwork and applying innovation at work.