Belfast-based lecturer wins Schottlander prize

Award

Former University College Cork lecturer Dr Gerry McKenna has been awarded the prestigious British Society of Prosthodontics Schottlander Oral Prize.

Gerry, who has recently been appointed senior clinical lecturer and honorary consultant in restorative dentistry at Queen’s University Belfast, received the award at a dinner held at the Royal Society of Medicine in London.

The winning paper was entitled ‘Tooth replacement for partially dentate older patients: a cost effectiveness analysis’ and was co-authored by Professor Finbarr Allen, Dr Noel Woods and Dr Michael Cronin from UCC. It analysed the cost effectiveness of the RPD and SDA concepts and their application in the treatment of older patients.