Senior Investigator Profile

First NameRichard
Award StatusTerm 1
Current PostProfessor and Honorary Consultant of Dental Public Health
DepartmentEpidemiology & Public Health
Telephone020 76791699
InstitutionUniversity College London
NHS TrustCentral and North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Region NameLondon
Primary Research FieldDentistry
Secondary Research FieldPublic Health - Other
BiographyRichard Watt is Professor of Dental Public Health and Head of the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at University College London. He also holds an honorary consultant post with Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust. He graduated in dentistry from the University of Edinburgh in 1984 and proceeded to study for an MSc and PhD in Dental Public Health at the University College London. His research has focused on the social determinants of oral health inequalities and the development and evaluation of health improvement interventions. In 2014 he was awarded the International Association for Dental Research Distinguished Scientist Award for Behavioural, Epidemiologic and Health Services Research. He has sat on a variety of expert working groups for the Department of Health, Public Health England, National Institute for Clinical Excellence, WHO and E.U. He is co-author of Essential Dental Public Health and has published more than 240 publications.

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