Departments, Units and Academic Staff

UCL Eastman Dental Institute has an academic staff composed of oral health care specialists, many of whom are international clinical leaders.  They are listed below, by department and unit, with links to their UCL IRIS profile page. You will also find links to the department and unit pages.

Each staff member's IRIS profile will contain their contact details, alongside a summary of their work and history, and links to their publications.  The IRIS site also has a full list of Institute staff alphabetically by surname.

UCL Eastman Dental Institute

Director Professor Stephen Porter

Read the Director's welcome message

Manager Dr Steven Heggie (s.heggie@ucl.ac.uk, +44 (0)20 3456 1024)


The Institute is organised as follows:

Education

Research

Biostatistics

ECIC

ICEBOH


Education

Director of Education Operations Professor Stephen Porter

Deputy Director of Education Operations Dr Morganna Vianna

Director of Education Strategy Professor Nigel Hunt

Find out more about all the Institute's degree programmes

Continuing Professional Development

Head of Department Dr Chris Louca

Mr Ian Alexander
Dr Andrew Croysdill
Dr Dina Dedi
Professor Andrew Eder
Mr Peter Fine
Mr Kenneth Harper
Dr Albert Leung
Dr Alyn Morgan
Mr Dev Patel
Dr Devang Patel
Dr Kavit Shah
Dr Deepa Shah
Mr Pareet Shah
Dr Pranay Sharma
Mr Robert Stone
Mr Ronuk Vasant

Find out more about the Institute's CPD courses

Craniofacial Growth & Development

Head of Department Professor Nigel Hunt

Orthodontics

Head of Unit Professor Nigel Hunt

Professor Susan Cunningham
Dr Rishma Shah
Miss Fiona Ryan

Find out more about the unit of Orthodontics

Paediatric Dentistry

Head of Unit Dr Paul Ashley

Dr Susan Parekh

Find out more about the unit of Paediatric Dentistry

Maxillofacial Medicine & Surgery

Head of Department Professor Stephen Porter

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Head of Unit Mr Colin Hopper

Dr Rachel Leeson
Dr Charlotte Feinmann
Dr Helen Petersen

Find out more about the unit of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Oral Medicine and Special Care Dentistry

Head of Unit Professor Stephen Porter

Dr Stefano Fedele

Find out more about the unit of Oral Medicine and Special Care Dentistry

Restorative Dentistry

Head of Department Professor Kishor Gulabivala

Endodontics

Head of Unit Professor Kishor Gulabivala

Mr Amre Maglad
Dr Yuan Ng
Dr Morganna Vianna
Mrs Glynis Evans

Find out more about the unit of Endodontics

Periodontology

Head of Unit Professor Nikolaos Donos

Miss Maria Chiara Curra
Dr Francesco D'Aiuto
Mr Nikolaos Gkranias
Dr Natalie Leow
Dr Nikolaos Mardas
Professor Ian Needleman
Dr Luigi Nibali
Dr Marco Orlandi
Ms Jeanie Suvan
Mr Riccardo Zambon

Find out more about the unit of Periodontology

Prosthodontics

Head of Unit Dr Ailbhe McDonald

Mr Vinit Gohil
Mr Martin Gough
Mr Akil Gulamali
Mr Assad Khan
Mr Keval Patel
Mr Manish Patel
Dr Neel Patel
Dr Lambis Petridis
Mr Jose Rodriguez
Dr Steven Soo
Mr Philip Taylor

Find out more about the unit of Prosthodontics


Research

Director of Research Professor Nikolaos Donos

Deputy Director of Research Professor Brian Henderson

Find out more about the Institute's research activities

Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

Head of Department Professor Jonathan Knowles

Dr Laurent Bozec
Dr Peter Brett
Dr Celia Murray-Dunning
Dr James Phillips
Dr Anne Young
Dr Wendy Xia

Find out more about the department of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

Clinical Research

Head of Department Professor Nikolaos Donos

Find out more about the department of Clinical Research

Microbial Diseases

Head of Department Dr Sean Nair

Dr Elaine Allan
Professor Brian Henderson
Professor Peter Mullany
Dr Adam Roberts
Dr Andrew Smith
Dr Dave Spratt
Professor Michael Wilson

Find out more about the department of Microbial Diseases

Biostatistics

Head of Unit Dr Aviva Petrie

Find out more about the unit of Biostatistics

Eastman Clinical Investigation Centre

Team Leader Professor Nikolaos Donos

Find out more about the ECIC

International Centre for Evidence-Based Oral Health

Professor Ian Needleman

Find out more about the ICEBOH