Staff in the School

Mr Hussein Patanwala

Mr Hussein Patanwala

Clinical Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry
Head of Firm

School of Dentistry

Clinical lecturer in Restorative Dentistry and Head of Firm, teaching mainly final year dental students in all aspects of dentistry.

He is a member of the admissions board for the University of Birmingham as a clinical representative to the selection process.

He is also the Clinical lead and owner of Oakville Dental, a respected mainly private dental practice located close to the University of ...

Dr Upen Patel

Dr Upen Patel

Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Specialty Registrar in Restorative Dentistry

School of Dentistry

Dr Patel qualified as a dentist from the University of Birmingham in 2006 and after completing vocational training and a maxillofacial senior house officer job, returned to the University as a Clinical Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry.

Upen’s research focuses on the application and the effects of therapeutic ultrasound on the repair mechanisms of the dental pulp. His other research ...

Dr Ana Poveda

Dr Ana Poveda

Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Oral Medicine

School of Dentistry

After having successfully completed her Specialty Training  Ana Poveda has been appointed as a Lecturer and Honorary Consultant. She is the new Academic Lead in Oral Medicine in the School of Dentistry. 

Mr Ian Preston

Mr Ian Preston

Clinical Lecturer

School of Dentistry

Ian Preston is a part time Clinical Lecturer at the School of Dentistry in the Institute of Clinical Sciences. He is deputy head of a 5th BDS clinic; leading weekly tutorials covering a wide range of subject areas allied to the practice of Dentistry, as well as providing one-to-one teaching of dental students during patient treatment sessions.

In addition Ian is a consulting clinical ...

Miss Abida Raja

Miss Abida Raja

Part time Clinical Lecturer in Paediatric Dentistry

School of Dentistry

Abida Raja is a part-time Clinical Lecturer in Paediatric Dentistry at the School of Dentistry in the Institute of Clinical Sciences. Responsibilities include one to one teaching of 4th year dental students during patient treatment sessions and helping to run seminars. Outside of the School, she is a Dental Practitioner in the Community Dental Service in Birmingham.

Dr David Randell

Dr David Randell

Senior Research Fellow

School of Dentistry

David Randell is a Senior Research Fellow in the Oral Pathology Unit at the School of Dentistry in the Institute of Clinical Sciences.

Dr Vahid Ravaghi

Dr Vahid Ravaghi

Lecturer in Dental Public Health

School of Dentistry

Vahid Ravaghi is a Lecturer in Dental Public Health at the University of Birmingham School of Dentistry in the Institute of Clinical Sciences. He teaches modules of Public Health and Epidemiology to both undergraduate and postgraduate students. 

His research interests focused on socioeconomic inequalities in oral health and oral health care. He also takes part in the training and ...

Mr Peter Reece

Part time clinical lecturer in Conservation & Clinical

School of Dentistry

Peter Reece is a part time clinical lecturer combining this with part time general practice in both the private sector & the NHS.Clinical interests include restorative dentistry particularly related to occlusal wear & TMJ problems. He also has an interest in composite based materials and their applications. Is a member of the Birmingham based BRIDGE group.

 

Mr Iain Roe

Mr Iain Roe

Clinical Lecturer

School of Dentistry

Iain Roe is a part-time Clinical Lecturer at the School of Dentistry in the Institute of Clinical Sciences, responsible for one-to-one teaching of dental students during patient treatment sessions. Outside of the School he is a General Dental Practitioner in Birmingham.