Dr Joanna Batt BDS PhD MJDF (RCSEng) FHEA

Jo Batt

School of Dentistry
Academic Clinical Lecturer / STR
Admissions Tutor for Dentistry

Contact details

Institute of Clinical Sciences
The School of Dentistry
5 Mill Pool Way
B5 7EG
United Kingdom

Joanna is a Clinical Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry and Head of Admissions for Dentistry.

She achieved a PhD in 2017 on the biological effects of titanium products on epithelial cells.

Joanna teaches on the BDS, DH/T and BSC in Biomedical Materials Science courses, and is undertaking Specialty Training in Endodontics. She is personal tutor to a group of BDS undergraduates, and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Since September 2016 Joanna has also taken on the role of Head of Admissions for the School of Dentistry. Joanna has been elected as the Chair of the Admissions Committee of the Dental Schools Council.

Joanna is the Head of Clinical Conservative Dentistry teaching on the BDS course.


  • PhD awarded in 2017
  • Clinical Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry
  • FHEA 2013
  • MJDF (RCS Eng) 2010
  • BDS 2007


Other activities

  • Head of Admissions for the BDS course
  • STR in Endodontics
  • Peer Review Mentor for HEE
  • Chair of Admissions Committee of the DSC


Recent publications


Hewitt, BJ, Batt, J, Shelton, R, Cooper, P, Landini, G, Lucas, R, Wiench, M & Milward, M 2022, 'A 3D printed device for in vitro generation of stratified epithelia at the air-liquid interface', Tissue Engineering Part C Methods, vol. 28, no. 11, pp. 599-609. https://doi.org/10.1089/ten.TEC.2022.0130

Mulkern, D, Hewitt, A, Parker, H, Batt, J, Yonel, Z & Grant, M 2020, 'Predicted salivary human protease activity in experimental gingivitis revealed by endoProteo-FASP approach', European Journal of Oral Sciences, vol. 128, no. 5, pp. 386-394. https://doi.org/10.1111/eos.12729

Batt, J, Ower, P & Sharma, P 2019, 'The role of maintenance in periodontal disease', Dental Update, vol. 46, no. 10, pp. 959-965. <https://www.dental-update.co.uk/issueArticle.asp?aKey=2037>

Batt, J, Milward, M, Chapple, I, Grant, M, Roberts, H & Addison, O 2018, 'TiO2 nanoparticles can selectively bind CXCL8 impacting on neutrophil chemotaxis', European Cells and Materials, vol. 35, pp. 13-24. https://doi.org/10.22203/eCM.v035a02

Review article

Yonel, Z, Batt, J, Jane, R, Cerullo, E, Gray, LJ, Dietrich, T & Chapple, I 2020, 'The role of the oral healthcare team in identification of type 2 diabetes mellitus: a systematic review', Current Oral Health Reports, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 87–97. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40496-020-00250-w

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