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Professor Jenny Gallagher MBE

Education/Academic qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy, King's College London

    2002
  • Master of Science, King's College London

    1993
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Queen's University Belfast

    1984

Professional Qualifications

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, FHEA

    2002
  • Diploma in Dental Public Health of The Royal College of Surgeons, DDPHRCSEng

    1993
  • Fellowship in Dental Surgery, FDSRCSEng

    1988

Research interests

Global health with a particular interest in the nature, skills and approach of the dental workforce: skill mix, teamworking,  professionalism, and modernising the organisation and delivery of dental services.

Biographical details

President of the Odontological Society of The Royal Society of Medicine, 2013-14

Past President of The British Association for the Study of Community Dentistry, 2012-13

Past President of the Joint BASCD and EADPH Meeting, London, November 2012

Participation in conference

Gallagher JE. Faculty of Dental Surgery,

Jenny Gallagher (Speaker)

2007 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Chairing Oral Health Promotion Research Group Session, Birmingham,

Jenny Gallagher (Chair)

2007 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Gallagher JE. British Association for the Study of Community Dentistry Scientific Meeting,

Jenny Gallagher (Speaker)

Dec 2006 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Oral Health Promotion Research Group, London,

Jenny Gallagher (Organiser)

Nov 2006 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Co-chairing Session of Behavioural Sciences Group, PEF IADR, Dublin,

Jenny Gallagher (Chair)

Sep 2006 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Gallagher JE. Looking to the Future: A Public Health Perspective

Jenny Gallagher (Invited speaker)

2006 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Oral Health Promotion Research Group Conference, King's College London,

Jenny Gallagher (Organiser)

2005 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Gallagher JE. NHS Dentistry in London: a public health perspective. St George's Postgraduate Centre, London

Jenny Gallagher (Invited speaker)

2005 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Gallagher JE. Prevention: developing a strategy for prevention. Brighton Postgraduate Centre

Jenny Gallagher (Invited speaker)

2005 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Gallagher JE. Prevention: oral cancer. Brighton Postgraduate Centre

Jenny Gallagher (Invited speaker)

2005 → …

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Gallagher JE. Prevention: dental caries prevention and fluoride. Brighton Postgraduate Centre

Jenny Gallagher (Invited speaker)

2005 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Gallagher JE. Prevention: health trends and significance of dental diseases. Brighton Postgraduate Centre

Jenny Gallagher (Invited speaker)

2005 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Gallagher JE. Oral Health Needs Assessment for Wandsworth, Sutton & Merton. SW London Dental Advisory Meeting

Jenny Gallagher (Invited speaker)

2005 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Gallagher JE. Prevention: developing a strategy for prevention. King’s College Hospital Postgraduate Centre

Jenny Gallagher (Invited speaker)

Jun 2004 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Gallagher JE. Prevention: oral cancer. King’s College Hospital Postgraduate Centre

Jenny Gallagher (Invited speaker)

Jun 2004 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Gallagher JE. Prevention: dental caries prevention and fluoride. King’s College Hospital Postgraduate Centre

Jenny Gallagher (Invited speaker)

Jun 2004 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Gallagher JE. Prevention: health trends and significance of dental diseases. King’s College Hospital Postgraduate Centre

Jenny Gallagher (Invited speaker)

Jun 2004 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

London SHAs Dental Forum. Changing Dental Services in London: preparing for 2005 and beyond. King's College London,

Jenny Gallagher (Organiser)

2004 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Gallagher JE. Where are we now: vital statistics? Changing Dental Services in London: preparing for 2005 and beyond. King's College London,

Jenny Gallagher (Keynote/plenary speaker)

2004 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Gallagher JE. Prevention: developing a strategy for prevention. Eastbourne Postgraduate Centre

Jenny Gallagher (Invited speaker)

2004 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Gallagher JE. Prevention: oral cancer. Eastbourne Postgraduate Centre

Jenny Gallagher (Invited speaker)

2004 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Gallagher JE. Prevention: dental caries prevention and fluoride. Eastbourne Postgraduate Centre

Jenny Gallagher (Invited speaker)

2004 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Gallagher JE. Prevention: health trends and significance of dental diseases. Eastbourne Postgraduate Centre

Jenny Gallagher (Invited speaker)

2004 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Gallagher JE. Dentistry under the Health and Social Care Bill-SE London. Local Dental Committee. London

Jenny Gallagher (Invited speaker)

2003 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Gallagher JE. Dentistry: where are we? SE London SHA

Jenny Gallagher (Invited speaker)

2003 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Gallagher JE. Prevention: developing a strategy for prevention. King’s College Hospital Postgraduate Centre

Jenny Gallagher (Invited speaker)

Dec 2002 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Gallagher JE. Prevention: oral cancer. King’s College Hospital Postgraduate Centre

Jenny Gallagher (Invited speaker)

Dec 2002 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Gallagher JE. Prevention: dental caries prevention and fluoride. King’s College Hospital Postgraduate Centre

Jenny Gallagher (Invited speaker)

Dec 2002 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Gallagher JE. Prevention: health trends and significance of dental diseases. King’s College Hospital Postgraduate Centre

Jenny Gallagher (Invited speaker)

Dec 2002 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Types of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

Skills for Health, Dental Advisory Body on National occupational standards for health

Jenny Gallagher (Advisor)

2006 → …

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

National Working Group on Decontamination, England

Jenny Gallagher (Member)

2005 → …

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

Strategic Working Group on Older people, Department of Health England

Jenny Gallagher (Member)

2005 → …

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

London and SE Dental Public Health Audit and Business Meetings.Chair

Jenny Gallagher (Chair)

2004 → …

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

National Working Group Dentists with a Special Interest in Endodontics, Department of Health England

Jenny Gallagher (Member)

20042005

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

London Dental Health & Education Strategic Working Group

Jenny Gallagher (Member)

2003 → …

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

London and Kent, Surrey and Sussex STC

Jenny Gallagher (Member)

2002 → …

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

SE London Head & Neck Tumour Working Group

Jenny Gallagher (Chair)

20022006

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

London and Kent, Surrey and Sussex Specialist Training Committee

Jenny Gallagher (Member)

2002 → …

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

Training Programme Director for Dental Public Health, London Deanery

Jenny Gallagher (Member)

2002 → …

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

onwards. Chair, 2004 onwards

Jenny Gallagher (Chair)

2001 → …

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

Joint Advisory Committee for Special Care Dentistry

Jenny Gallagher (Advisor)

20002003

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

SE London Head & Neck Tumour Working Group

Jenny Gallagher (Member)

2000 → …

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

Advisory Group for Special Care Dentistry

Jenny Gallagher (Advisor)

20002003

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

Publication peer-review

British Dental Journal (Journal)

Jenny Gallagher (Editor)

2001 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

Paediatric Dentistry (Journal)

Jenny Gallagher (Editor)

2001 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

PRIMARY DENTAL CARE (Journal)

Jenny Gallagher (Referee)

2001 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

Types of Business and Community - Work on advisory panel to industry or government or non-government organisation

King's College London Dental Institute, Dental Advisory Committee

Jenny Gallagher (Advisor)

2006 → …

Activity: OtherTypes of Business and Community - Work on advisory panel to industry or government or non-government organisation

Honorary Consultant in Dental Public Health, NHS London

Jenny Gallagher (Member)

2006 → …

Activity: OtherTypes of Business and Community - Work on advisory panel to industry or government or non-government organisation

London Regional Public Health Group, Government Office for London, Department of Health

Jenny Gallagher (Member)

2004 → …

Activity: OtherTypes of Business and Community - Work on advisory panel to industry or government or non-government organisation

South East London Strategic Health Authority

Jenny Gallagher (Member)

20032006

Activity: OtherTypes of Business and Community - Work on advisory panel to industry or government or non-government organisation

Senior Dental Leadership Team, England

Jenny Gallagher (Member)

20032006

Activity: OtherTypes of Business and Community - Work on advisory panel to industry or government or non-government organisation

Lambeth Primary Care Trust, 2004 onwards

Jenny Gallagher (Member)

2001 → …

Activity: OtherTypes of Business and Community - Work on advisory panel to industry or government or non-government organisation

Honorary Consultant in Dental Public Health

Jenny Gallagher (Member)

2001 → …

Activity: OtherTypes of Business and Community - Work on advisory panel to industry or government or non-government organisation

Lambeth Southwark & Lewisham Health Authority

Jenny Gallagher (Member)

19962003

Activity: OtherTypes of Business and Community - Work on advisory panel to industry or government or non-government organisation

Types of External academic engagement - Membership of external research organisation

British Association for the Study of Community Dentistry, Teachers and Researchers Section, Chair,

Jenny Gallagher (Chair)

2006 → …

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Membership of external research organisation

Oral Health Promotion Research Group, Conference Organiser

Jenny Gallagher (Member)

20042006

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Membership of external research organisation

International Association for Dental Research,

Jenny Gallagher (Member)

1999 → …

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Membership of external research organisation

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