Northern Branch


The Northern Branch organises a series of evening lectures including an annual 'Members Communications Evening'. The lectures are registered for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) - 1 hour and are held at Newcastle School of Dental Sciences. Non-members and DCPs are welcome.

The Branch awards annual prizes for research, electives and the Nick Jackson prize for the most promising Newcastle undergraduate. Details of the awards are available from the Branch Secretary (contact details below).

Useful Links

Newcastle university School of Dental Sciences

Newcastle Dental Hospital

Northern Postgraduate Deanery

Future Meetings

Events planned for the forthcoming year:

Dates and formats are to be confirmed given the changing landscape within the COVID pandemic.

• Prof Sondos Albadri - “Presidential Address” - What lies beneath the traumatised tooth?
• Andrew Villas - Weight, Safeguarding, Management
• Trauma Update (Registrar lead)

Committee members
Chairperson: Mr Oliver Sumner
Chairperson elect: TBA
Past Chairperson: Mrs Kathryn Jorgenson
Secretary: Miss Sarah Simpson
Assistant Secretary
Miss Sristi Datta
Treasurer: Dr Lucy Burbridge
Council Representative: Mrs Kathryn Jorgenson
Committee Members: Mrs Julie Fitzgerald
  Dr Michelle Moffat
  Miss Sarah Simpson
  Miss Katherine O'Donnell
  Dr Heather Coventry
  Miss Lauren Ayre
  Mr Chris Wallace
Mr Oliver Sumner