Clinical Facilitator/Supervisor (Dentist)
Peninsula Dental School (Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry)
NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in General Dental Practice, Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry.
BSc (Hons) -1999 in Biochemistry and Physiology- University of Dundee
BDS- 2004- University of Dundee
MFDS RCs (Ed)- 2007- Royal College of Surgeons- Edinburgh
PhD-2014- Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth
FHEA - 2015- Postgraduate certificate in clinical education- University of Plymouth
Undergraduate enquiry based learning facilitator, clinical supervisor, facilitator/assessor for the critical appraisal of evidence module and contributor to the dental hygiene/therapy course.
I am interested in the holistic aspects of dentistry and this lead to me completing a PhD at the Diabetes and Vascular Research Centre, Exeter entitled "investigation of the links between periodontal disease and clinical and functional indicators of microvascular dysfunction".
I have an interest in evidence based dentistry and have previously worked as a clinical adviser and research fellow for the Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme which provides up to date accessible information for dental practitioners and ensures good patient care. I contributed to a number of guidance documents which have been published including ‘Drug Prescribing in Dentistry’,‘Prevention and Management of Dental Caries in Children', ‘Practice Support Manual’, and ‘Guidance on Comprehensive Oral Health Assessment’.