Dentistry Faculty in Tishk International University (TIU) started the first Joint Master Program in collaboration with Hawler Medical University (HMU) on April ,2018. On 10th August of 2020 , the second master defense session of the Joint Program was held in the presence of Dr. Mehmet Ozdemir , the academic vise president of TIU, Dr.Duran Kala , the Dean of Dentistry Faculty -TIU , Dr.Rebuar Fadhil , the chief of Postgraduate Studies office-TIU , Dr. Diyar Khalid , the chief of Postgraduate Studies office-HMU and master defense committee members.
Joanna Majid Hayderwhich was one of the four master master candidates in the Prosthodontics Department -Dentistry Joint program, presented her thesis to the discussion committee under the title of (ACCURACY OF THE IMPLANT IMPRESSION BY CONVENTIONAL AND DIGITAL TECHNIQUES (A COMPARATIVE STUDY) (IN VITRO STUDY)).

The master discussion committee members were :
1- Prof. Dr.Salem Al-Sammarai, PhD., Retired from Baghdad University, Chairman.
2- Assist. Prof. Dr.Ahmad Asim, PhD., Mosul University, Member.
3- Assist. Prof. Radhwan Himmadi Hasan, PhD., Mosul University, Member.
4- Assist. Prof. Dr.Fahd Sudad Ikram, PhD., Hawler Medical University, Member, and thesis supervisor.
The master discussion committee accepted the thesis successfully with recommending some adjustments to be done within one month and congratulated the student for her great effort and high performance in the presentation and through the two years of her study.
Strict precautions and health regulations including wearing masks and applying social distancing rules for protection against the COVID-19 pandemic were applied during the defense session.