Periodontist/Dental Specialist and working as a consultant in regional cities in North and Central Queensland. Serving the region. 

Have combined clinical and academic work to serve the people in North and Central Queensland and the South Pacific Island countries. 

Am an Advisor on periodontology to Chief Dental Officers in the South Pacific Island countries, specifically in the Kingdom of Tonga and the Solomon Islands. 

My current research interest is in building clinical capacity for periodontal disease management in the South Pacific Islands and developing countries in the global tropical belt.

  • TM5581: Expedition and Wilderness Medicine (Level 5; TSV)
  • Periodontist serving regional north and central Queensland
  • Advising Chief Dental Officers in the South Pacific island countries in relation to periodontology
  • Building clinical capacity for periodontal disease management in developing countries
  • Post graduate professional development for periodontal disease management in developing countries
  • 2018 to present - PhD Scholar, James Cook University (Townsville, QLD, Australia)
  • 2020 to 2021 - Vice President, eohn- IADR (International, USA)
  • 1994 to 1997 - MDS, Otago University (New Zealand)
  • 2019 - Fellow of the Royal Society of Public Health
  • 2019 - Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine
  • 2009 - Fellow of the International College of Dentists-FICD
  • 2015 - Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • 2014 - Member of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in the special field stream of Periodontology-MRACDS(Perio)
  • 1981 - Gold Medal in Dental Public Health

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  • Comparison of Efficacy of Local and Systemic Antibiotics in Combination with Scaling and Root Planning in Patients with Moderate to Severe Periodontal Disease. A Clinical Study (PhD , External Advisor)

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