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Prof Albert Leung
UCL Eastman Dental Institute
Rockefeller Building, 21 University Street
London
WC1E 6DE
Appointment
  • Professor of Dental Education and Head of Continuing Professional Development
  • EDI Continuing Professional Develop.
  • Eastman Dental Institute
  • Faculty of Medical Sciences
Biography

Professor Leung is Professor of Dental Education and Head of the Department of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) at University College London Eastman Dental Institute (UCLEDI).

He is Programme Director for the MSc in Restorative Dental Practice (RDP) at the Eastman Dental Institute and is on the UCL Academic Board. 

Professor Leung’s areas of expertise are in integrated restorative based total patient care and innovations in dental education. His main pedagogic research are in novel teaching techniques and assessment methodologies, and the development of effective feedback tools to help facilitate high quality teaching and learning in dentistry.

Professor Leung is the Academic Lead and Chief Examiner in Clinical Skills (Dental Manikin) for the Overseas Registrations Examination (ORE) for the UK General Dental Council (GDC), having been Academic Lead since 2016 and an Examiner since 2004. At UCL Eastman Dental Institute, he examines the MSc and the Postgraduate Diploma in Restorative Dental Practice, and the Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Dental Aesthetics. He has successfully supervised over 70 Master's  Dissertations to-date.

Professor Leung is Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, having served as Dean Elect and Vice Dean. He is a member of the Faculty Board and serves as an Executive on the education, finance and scientific committees. He was Chairman of the FDGS/MGDS Examinations for 12 years, and chaired the MFD/Diploma of Primary Care Dentistry Examinations for 3 years. He has an extensive postgraduate teaching, assessment and curriculum development profile in the UK, Ireland, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Jordan, Sudan, Qatar and Sweden.

Professor Leung is a recipient of the 2017 Association for Dental Education in Europe (ADEE) Excellence in Dental Education Mature Career Educator Award.  

Prior to joining UCL Eastman Dental Institute, Professor Leung was an under-graduate and post-graduate clinical teacher at King’s College London Dental Institute for 15 years, including 6 years as Deputy Director of the Maurice Wohl Dental Practice Centre at the Department of Primary Dental Care. He had been an Examiner for the National Examining Board for Dental Nurses for 18 years, including serving as a Presiding Examiner for 4 years.

 

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Academic Background
2009   Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy Higher Education Academy
2009   Fellowship in General Dental Surgery Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
2007   Master of Arts King's College London
2006   Postgraduate Diploma in Academic Practice King's College London
2002   Fellowship of the Faculty of General Dental Practioners Royal College of Surgeons of England
2001   Certificate of Teaching in Medical and Dental Education King's College London
1999   Master of Laws University of Wales, College of Cardiff
1996   Membership in General Dental Surgery Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
1995   Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practice Royal College of Surgeons of England
1985   Bachelor of Dental Surgery University of Dundee
1979   Licenciate of the Royal Schools of Music  
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