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I am a Senior Lecturer in Dental Public Health and Research Lead at the Dental Academy University of Portsmouth. I am also the CRN Wessex Specialty Lead for Oral and Dental Health.

I qualified as a Dentist at the Universidad de Chile and completed an MSc in Dental Public Health and a PhD in Dentistry at the University of Sheffield. Additionally, I hold an Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy.

I have wide experience in dental teaching and research. I have worked as a Lecturer in Primary Dental Care Research and Teacher in Dental Public Health at the Faculty of Dentistry, Oral & Craniofacial Sciences, King’s College London. In addition, I worked as a Research Assistant for the Dental Public Health Group, University College London.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Education/Academic qualification

BA (Hons), Universidad de Chile

Master of Science, University of Sheffield

Ph.D., University of Sheffield

External positions

Lecturer in Primary Dental Care Research, King's College London

Teacher in Dental Public Health, King's College London

Research Assistant, University College London


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