Professor Fraser McDonald named as next Dean of the Faculty of Dental Surgery

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09 Mar 2017

Professor Fraser McDonald (pictured) is to serve as the next Dean of the College’s Faculty of Dental Surgery. Professor McDonald holds a Chair in Orthodontics in Relation to Oral Biology at King's College London and is an Honorary Consultant in Orthodontics. He is a Fellow of the Dental Faculty, without examination, since 1998 and was appointed the James IV Professor of the College in 2002.

Professor McDonald commented: "It is a great privilege to be afforded the opportunity to work further with the Edinburgh College. There are many facets to College work and all these areas are supported by many capable teams and individuals. I look forward to the next three years."

The Faculty’s current Vice-Dean, Dr Sarah Manton was also re-elected to serve a one-year extension. Dr Manton is a Consultant/Honorary Senior Lecturer in Restorative and Special Care Dentistry in Dundee. Professor McDonald and Dr Manton will begin their terms of office at the Dental Faculty AGM in October.

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