School of Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education
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StJohn was appointed as Director of Dental Research and Knowledge Transfer from October 2009 and Dean of the School of Postgraduate Medical & Dental Education in January 2010. Stjohn was appointed Dean, School of Medicine and Dentistry in July 2013.
Professor StJohn Crean BDS MBBS FDSRCS FFGDP(UK) FRCS FRCS(OMFS) PHD
He previously held the post of Associate Director of Undergraduate Dental Studies and Year 3 Lead at Peninsula Dental School for two years. StJohn now leads the MSc Oral Surgery programme and was appointed as Dean of the School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2013
His specialist training is in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and has held posts of Senior Lecturer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at University of Cardiff School of Dentistry before being appointed as Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Queen Marys, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2003. In 2005 he was appointed as Consultant in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery to North Glamorgan NHS Trust with NHS duties at Royal Glamorgan and Prince Charles Hospitals whilst holding an Honorary Professorship at University of Cardiff School of Dentistry.
Alongside his role at UCLan, StJohn is currently the Robert Bradlaw advisor in the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He is also the current President of the British Society of Oral Implantology.
StJohn holds numerous examinerships at home and abroad advising on the establishment of many dental undergraduate courses.