Miss Rachel Arnold BDS


Clinical Lecturer

School of Dentistry


Contact details

The School of Dentistry
College of Medical and Dental Sciences
University of Birmingham
St Chad's Queensway
B4 6NN
United Kingdom


Rachel Arnold is a part-time Clinical Lecturer at the School of Dentistry, responsible for one-to-one teaching of dental students assessing patients attending for emergency treatment in the Primary Care Department.

Outside the School she is a General Dental Practitioner in Moseley.

Rachel is a regular presenter of courses run by Postgraduate Deaneries around the country.


  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education for Health Professionals, University of Birmingham (2008).
  • BDS, University of Birmingham (1984).


Rachel qualified in Dentistry from the University of Birmingham in 1984, and has worked as a GDP in Birmingham since then.

She was appointed part-time clinical assistant at the Dental Hospital in 1993, and became interested in teaching through her contact with students in the department of Oral Surgery.

She was appointed part-time clinical lecturer at the School of Dentistry in 2000. As one of the heads of firm she was responsible for reporting on the progress of year 4 and she assisted in the development of the 4th year OSCE. Rachel also sits on the Curriculum Development Committee.



Arnold RC, Walmsley AD. The use of the OSCE in postgraduate education. Eur J Dent Educ. 2008 Aug;12(3):126-30.

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