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The Faculty of Dentistry is hugely proud to have conferred 754 new Fellows, Members and Diplomates on Monday, July 4th 2022.  This is the largest conferring ceremony in the Faculty of Dentistry's history and the first stand-alone Dentistry Conferring Ceremony for the Faculty.

Commenting on the conferring's, Professor Albert Leung, Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry, RCSI said 'This is the first face-to-face conferring in two-and-a half years, marking RCSI’s resilience and strength against the immense challenges of COVID-19, bringing everyone together under the RCSI family once again on this very special occasion, after some notable on-line conferring in the last couple of years.  We celebrate the remarkable tenacity and hard work of the 754 of you today in successfully gaining your qualifications from RCSI. It is remarkable that so many of you from five continents have consistently shown such faith and confidence in the Faculty of Dentistry RCSI and our examinations, and it is a huge pleasure to confer your much deserved RCSI qualifications today'.

The Faculty of Dentistry awards included 235 Diplomas in Primary Care Dentistry (Dip PCD RCSI), 455 Memberships of the Faculty of Dentistry (MFDRCSI), 37 Memberships in General Dental Surgery of the Faculty of Dentistry (MGDSRCSI), 1 Intercollegiate Specialty Fellowship in Paediatric Dentistry and 1 Intercollegiate Specialty Fellowship in Restorative Dentistry and, 17 Fellowships of the Faculty of Dentistry (FFDRCSI) and 7 Fellowships of the Faculty of Dentistry (FFDRCSI) Ad Eundem.  The prestigious FFD RCSI Ad Eundems were awarded to Dr. Vicky Adams, Dr. Amanda Beresford, Professor Igor Blum, Professor Mark Latta, Professor Keung Leung, Dr. Niall McGuinness and Dr. Jamie Toole.

The July 2022 RCSI Conferring Ceremony can be viewed via the RCSI YouTube channel here 

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Chitta Chowdhury

Qualifications: 

PhD (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Asahi University School of Dentistry, Japan - 1991)
FFDRCSI (By exam : Oral Surgery with Oral Medicine, RCSI - 2004)
MPH (The University of Manchester, UK - 2009)
MFDS Glasgow (Ad Eundem : RCPS Glasgow - 2019)
BDS (Dhaka University - 1980)
DAND (PG Dip Applied Nutri and Dietetics, Dhaka University, 1982)

Current Posts:

Honorary Professor and PhD Co-supervisor, Faculty of Health, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK.
Visiting Professor, Osaka Dental University, Japan.

Grace Kelly

Qualifications:               

BDS 2003
MFDS 2009
Dip Hyp UCL 2011
DSCD 2013
MSCD RCSP (Glas) 2013
FFD RCSI (Ad Eundem) 2016
MSc 2017

Current Post:

Hospital Practice - Senior Lecturer/Consultant in Special Care Dentistry, Cardiff University, UK.

Richeal Ni Riordain

Qualifications: 

BDS 2002
MFD RCSI 2007
PhD Oral Medicine 2011
MBBS 2014
MA Teaching and Learning in Higher Education 2018
Certificate in Healthcare Management 2018
FDS Oral Medicine RCS(Eng) 2018
FFD RCSI (Ad Eundem) 2020

Current Posts:

Consultant/Senior Lecturer in Oral Medicine, University College Cork.
Honorary Associate Professor of Oral Medicine, University College London.
Regional Dental Academic and Research Advisor, Health Education England in London, Kent, Surrey and Sussex, UK.

Deepak Thomas

Qualifications:   

B Dent Surg 1992
MB BChBAO 2003
MRCS (Intercollegiate) 2007
MSc 2018
FFDRCS (OSOM) 1997

Current Posts:

Consultant Oral Surgeon at the Beacon Hospital Dublin and Kingsbridge Hospital Sligo.
Specialist Oral Surgeon at Northwest Oral Surgery, Sligo and Northern Cross Dental, Dublin
Limited to Private Practice.

Fergal Rory Maguire

Qualifications: 

BDS NUI 2001

MFD RCSI 2003

M. Phil. Biomaterials  Science (University of Birmingham) 2007

M. Dent. Ch. Periodontics (U. Dubl.) 2008

FFD RCSI Periodontics 2008

Diploma of the European Federation of Periodontology 2008 

Ph. D Oral Biosciences (U. Dubl.) 2014

 

Current Post:

Private Practice limited to Periodontics and Implant Dentistry

John Ed O'Connell

Qualifications:                 

BDS NUI 2004

MFD RCSI 2007

FFD (OSOM) RCSI 2009

MB, BCh, BAO, BA 2012

MRCS RCSI 2014

FRCS (OMFS) 2019

                                 

Current Post: 

Fellow in Head and Neck Oncology with Reconstruction, UK.

Deepak Thomas

Qualifications: 

B Dent Surg 1992

MB BChBAO 2003

MRCS( Intercollegiate)2007 

MSc 2018

FFDRCS (OSOM )1997 

 

Current Post:

Consultant Oral Surgeon at the Beacon Hospital Dublin and Kingsbridge Hospital Sligo

Specialist Oral Surgeon at Northwest Oral Surgery, Sligo and Northern Cross Dental, Dublin

Limited to Private Practice

Albert Yeung

Qualifications:                 

BDS Glasgow 1989

MMedSci Sheffield 1999

DDPH RCS 2003

MPHe Manchester 2004

FFD (DPH) RCSI 2006

FDS (DPH) RCPS 2006

FHEA 2007

FFPH 2007

MPhil Manchester 2010

ACIEA 2020

MCGDent 2021

                                

Current Post: 

Consultant in Dental Public Health, NHS Lanarkshire, Scotland

Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Glasgow

Professional Adviser, Scottish Public Services Ombudsman