Edward Lynch, PhD, Lond, MA, BDentSc, TCD, FDSRCSEd, FADFE, FDSRCSLond
Head of Dentistry
Warwick Medical School
Coventry CV4 7AL
Edward Lynch is the Head of Dentistry in Warwick Dentistry at the University of Warwick, which has been ranked the third best University in the UK, with only Oxford and Cambridge being more highly ranked in 2010. Warwick Dentistry aims to be the best provider of postgraduate dental education in the UK within 3 years and one of the best in the World within 5 years. He has been elected the most influential person in UK Dentistry in April 2010 by his peers (http://www.dentistry.co.uk/news/2676-Dentistry-Top-50-qhyphen-and-a-new-number-oneqexcl) and has held the position of Professor of Restorative Dentistry and Gerodontology of the Queen’s University Belfast as well as Consultant in Restorative Dentistry to the Royal Hospitals from 2000 – 2010. He also served as the Consultant Editor of Gerodontology, as well as the Treasurer and Secretary to GORG, IADR and Editor of the GORG IADR newsletter. He has served as Senior Lecturer in Conservative Dentistry and Hon. Consultant in Restorative Dentistry and Postgraduate Course Organizer for the University of London where he was full time for 20 years (1980 – 2000). He was awarded a total of 94 research grants, totaling around 5 million pounds and has more than 500 publications, including chapters in books and refereed abstracts. During his career, Edward Lynch has successfully supervised more than fifty MSc, MPhil and PhD students and he has been awarded many prizes for his research. He is also a specialist in 3 disciplines,
Endodontics, Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry as well as being a BUPA Consultant in Oral Surgery, and presents at many prestigious postgraduate courses world wide each year. He is a Consultant to the ADA, a spokesperson for the BDA, a Scientific board member of the International Health Care Foundation and ISBOR, is on the editorial board of numerous International Journals and has spent decades as very much a “wet gloved” academic treating many specialist referrals every week, previously in the Royal Victoria Hospital as well as in Saint Bartholomew’s and the Royal London Hospitals. He has edited the Quintessence book entitled “Ozone – The Revolution in Dentistry” ISBN 18-5097-08-82. He is also the Chairman of the European Experts group on Tooth Whitening and he is actively seeking to change EU legislation to legalize Home Bleaching. He has presented to the EU parliament on 2 occasions on tooth whitening. In the past 11 years, his research team has been honoured ten times by being awarded first prizes at the annual meeting of the International Association for Dental Research. In addition in 2010 he has been elected the current 2011 President of GORG in the International Association for Dental Research and in 2011 he has also been elected as the next President of the Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Toxicology Research Group in the International Association for Dental Research. He has also been elected as the Regent for Europe for the prestigious Fellowship of the Academy for Dento-Facial Esthetics. He is very proud than his University students honoured him with being the Staff President of the Dental Society for past four years in QUB. He has just been accredited in October 2010 with the prestigious membership of The American Society for Dental Aesthetics and has been awarded the 2010 Outstanding Achievement Award at the Dentistry Awards (Dentistry, 13 January 2011).
PS You can view the full tables at http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/table/2010/jun/04/university-league-table