BDS MBBS FDSRCS FFGDP(UK) FRCS FRCS(OMFS) PHD
GDC Number: 56088
St John is the Executive Dean of College of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) which follows his previous posts of Director of Dental Research and Knowledge Transfer from October 2009 and the Dean of the School of Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education in Jan 2010. As well as Undergraduate and Postgraduate Dentistry, St John is also responsible for the MB BS Programme (which commenced in September 2015) and the MPharm programme in the School of Pharmacy.
He is also an experienced Consultant in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Blackpool Victoria Hospitals Trust and an Honorary Consultant at University of Morecambe Bay Hospitals Foundation Trust, subsequent to his previous two year post of Associate Director of Undergraduate Dental Studies and Year 3 Lead at Peninsula Dental School.
St John is also currently the Robert Bradlaw advisor in the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England and he is Editor in Chief of the Faculty Dental Journal (FDJ). Previously President of the Northwest Branch of the British Dental Association he remains Chairman of the Fylde Section.
St John holds numerous examiner-ships at home and abroad advising on the establishment of many dental undergraduate and postgraduate courses and has research interests in safely managing medicalised patients in dentistry and exploring the role of oral bacteria in systemic disease.