Welcome to the second issue of our newsletter designed for dentists and dental care professionals whether local practitioners, alumni or students.
Invitation to celebrate opening of the Dental Academy
We wish to invite your dental team to the new University of Portsmouth Dental Academy. Come and see the new facility and hear a lecture by one of the leading international figures in contemporary dental research and education, Professor Nairn H.F. Wilson CBE FKC, Dean and Head, King's College London Dental Institute entitled:
'Vision for the Future of Dentistry'
This is to be held on Wednesday 15th September 2010 and will be followed by a tour of the new facility. This will be the first opportunity to have a tour of the Dental Academy.
Dental Academy Update
The chairs and units are in, all of the equipment and materials are ordered and, most exciting, is the appointment of all the new staff who have now joined us at the Dental Academy.
Class of 2010 graduation ceremony
Congratulations to all the BDS students who graduated last week.
Graduation awards for Staff
Graduation joy for SPCD staff. The Dental Academy has offered congratulations to Judy Fraser, Marina Harris, Sarah Williams and Jo-Anne Taylor for the recent award of Post Graduate Certificate in learning and teaching in Higher Education from the University of Portsmouth and to Jane Lewis, Dawn Walsh and Leanna Wynne who were awarded the MA in learning and teaching.
Honorary Doctorate Award for Professor Nairn Wilson
Professor Nairn Wilson, CBE, Dean and Head of the Dental Institute and Deputy Vice-Principal (Health) at King's College London Dental Institute (KCLDI) at Guys', King's College and St Thomas' Hospitals, has been awarded an honorary Doctorate of Science (honoris causa) in recognition of his support of the development of our new partnership with KCLDI.
King's College London are looking to recruit local experienced general dental practitioners who want to supervise and teach integrated team care dentistry. These positions would be based at the Dental Academy.
Hampshire and Isle of Wight Local Dental Committee Website
Did you know that the Hampshire and Isle of Wight LDC is constantly updated with news and issues of importance to your practice?
Outreach to Mwanza
Sue Hadley, our Deputy Senior dental nurse at the Dental Academy, is returning to Africa to carry out voluntary work in a dental clinic in Mwanza.
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