Lorna Macpherson is Professor of Dental Public Health and Director of Dental Research at the University of Glasgow. She is also an Honorary Consultant in Dental Public Health with NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde.
A major activity over the past 10 years has been the development and evaluation of Scotland’s child oral health improvement programme, Childsmile. As Co-Director and Evaluation Lead, Lorna has played a significant role in driving this work forward. To-date the programme has been very successful and has received much interest at UK and international levels, with many countries now considering or commencing adoption of the model used.