Mrs Gabrielle Stanley BDS, MSc

Mrs Gabrielle Stanley

School of Dentistry
Part-time Clinical tutor & Honorary Associate Specialist in Paediatric Dentistry

Contact details

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

Gabrielle Stanley is a part-time Clinical Tutor and Honorary Associate Specialist in Paediatric Dentistry at the School of Dentistry, responsible for one-to-one teaching of dental students, giving undergraduate lectures and seminars, arranging the term timetable and the day to day administration of the Paediatric Dentistry section of the BDS course.

Gabrielle also occasionally gives lectures and contributes to postgraduate courses in Paediatric Dentistry.

Until recently, she was a part time Associate Specialist at Birmingham Children’s Hospital.


  • BDS University of Birmingham 1971.
  • MSc in Health Promotion, University of Central England, 1993.
  • Specialist in Paediatric Dentistry 2000.


Gabrielle qualified in Dentistry from Birmingham University in 1971 and worked part time in the Community Dental Service in Birmingham until 1998 as a Dental Officer, then a Senior Dental Officer.

She worked at Birmingham Children’s Hospital as a Clinical Assistant and then Associate Specialist from 1982 until 2011.

She was an Honorary Clinical Assistant in Orthodontics at Birmingham City Hospital from 1986-1994.

Gabrielle has a strong interest in Health Promotion, Preventive Dentistry and treating nervous patients and has organised Health Fairs, National Smile Week and other large Oral Health Promotions and Competitions, appearing on both television and radio as part of these.

She has been a committee member of the Birmingham Medical Institute Section of Odontology, the Birmingham Dental Advisory Committee, Oral Health Promotion Research Group, BDA Central Counties CDS Committee and Chairman, Secretary and National Council Representative of the Midlands Branch of the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry.


Other activities

  • Surveyor and member of the Hospital and Hospice Awards Accreditation Panel since 2008  for CHKS (part of the Capita group concerned with quality improvement for healthcare professionals).
  • Approved by the Care Quality Commission to conduct unannounced provider visits to Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice since 2004.
  • Safeguarding Representative, St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham since 2004.
  • Trustee of Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice since 1999.
  • Honorary Governor of The Blue Coat School, Edgbaston . (Governor since 1986).
  • Membership Secretary, Birmingham Girls’ Old Edwardian Club (on committee since 1990).


The only publications have been 0ral Health bilingual and pictorial leaflets produced for Birmingham Community Dental Service in Punjabi, Bengali and Urdu in the 1990’s.