07 June 2019
Professor Richard Welbury awarded CBE
An unstinting commitment to identifying and supporting children at risk of abuse has led to recognition for Professor Richard Welbury in the Queen’s Birthday
Honours, 2019. He has been appointed Commander of the British Empire (CBE), the highest of honours, for his dedication to safeguarding as well as for his role as both educator and innovator in paediatric dentistry. Professor Welbury has changed the way that dentists view their role in the recognition and management of child abuse through publishing in refereed journals and delivering countless courses to dental and medical professionals in the UK as well as collaborative work with dental teams in Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Italy and the United Arab Emirates.