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The NIHR funds and supports world-class experts in the field of oral and dental health. In addition, our experts in the NIHR Clinical Research Network (National Specialty Leads) can advise on delivering your oral and dental health study in the NHS.



Peter Robinson

Professor Peter Robinson

Professor Peter Robinson is the NIHR Clinical Research Network National Specialty Lead for Oral and Dental Health.

Professor Robinson is the Head of The Bristol Dental School and an Honorary Consultant to University Hospitals Bristol and Public Health England. His clinical speciality is in Dental Public Health. His research interests focus on the evaluation of healthcare, particularly from the perspective of patients and the public. In this regard he has studied the effect of the mouth on everyday life and the effect of oral health care to improve oral health-related quality of life.

Before becoming National Lead for Oral and Dental Specialty Group he led the Yorkshire and Humber local group from its inception.

E: peter.g.robinson@bristol.ac.uk  


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