Susan Nelson BDS Edinburgh 1993 MFGDP RCS England 1998
Chair of Education and Qualifications
Lead Dentist Shore Road Dental Practice Holywood Co Down N.Ireland
Susan graduated with Honours from the University of Edinburgh having been awarded the McGregor Gold Medal for the most distinguished dental graduate 1993. After completing a year’s Vocational Training in Fife she returned to Northern Ireland and took up an associate post with Shore Road Dental Practice in August 1994. She was awarded a membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) by the RCS England in 1998. She is a member of the Faculty of General Dental Practice and currently Chair of Education and Qualifications.
Susan has always been involved with teaching, mentoring, postgraduate education and training in QUB School of Dentistry and the Northern Ireland Vocational Training Scheme. She examined for MFGDP (UK) and MJDF (UK) for 16 years therefore keeping up to date with the latest advancements in dentistry serving on both core groups. After a long tenure as Director of the Northern Ireland branch of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners she is currently the Northern Ireland representative on the Board. Susan is also Deputy Chair of Northern Ireland branch of the British Dental Association working with fellow dental professionals liaising with the DHSSPSNI regarding the provision of dental care in Northern Ireland. She will take on the role of Regional Clinical Lead for Portman Healthcare this year.