Dr Richard Fitzgerald , BDS, iBSc, MFDS (Glasgow), PG Cert (Medical education), PG Cert (Clinical Research)
NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in Special Care Dentistry
As an NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in special care dentistry, I am involved in delivering and researching dentistry for vulnerable populations including those with physical or learning disabilities, medically-complex patients, older persons, dental anxiety/phobia, patients with mental health conditions, and many others.
Undergraduate and postgraduate teaching regarding sedation and special care dentistry
My research interests include implementing and evaluating novel innovations and data science to improve the population and individual health of vulnerable populations including the learning disability and end-of-life populations.
I am currently preparing an NIHR Doctoral Research Fellowship Grant Application regarding utilising electronic health records to examine the oral health of patients with learning disabilities.