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Team Lead
King's College London Dental Institute

Dr Barry Quinn is an undergraduate lead for over 180 students at King’s College London which includes a multi-professional teaching team of Specialist and General Dentists, Dental Therapists and Hygienists, Dental Nurses and Radiographers. Barry is an Honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry and Specialist in Restorative Dentistry, Prosthodontics and Periodontics. He is a curriculum lead for years 4/5 of the BDS programme and is academic lead for the Management and Leadership course. Barry is an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Edinburgh and Glasgow as well as being an external examiner for the Dental Schools in Queen Mary’s University of London, Belfast, Cardiff and Khartoum. He has been an OSCE lead for the Overseas Registration Examination as well as being an examiner and question writer for MJDF, MFDS and MRD. He has been awarded an ADEE mature educators award as well as the inaugural Inter-Professional Educators award in 2016.

His research has involved working with inter-professional teams in developing haptic simulation for dental, medical, nursing and veterinary professionals. He has over 130 publications including being co-author of two books and has written five book chapters. Dr Quinn was the clinical lead in the HapTEL project funded jointly by the Engineering and Physical Science Research Council and Economic and Social Science Research Council UK for £1,225000. This project won several awards including a Medical Futures award in 2011.

He is a member of both ADEE and ADEA and is President elect for the Education Research Group of the IADR and a past President of the British Dental Association Metropolitan Branch (London). Barry is also the Great London regional advisor for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

Barry has recently been invited by UNESCO to join the IFIP working group 3.3, Research into Educational Applications of Information Technologies.