Professor Sheila Oliver
Emeritus Professor and Hon Consultant in Conscious Sedation and Special Care Dentistry
Dental Education, Scholarship and Innovation
- Honorary Consultant in Consious Sedation and Special Care Dentistry
- Specialist in Oral Surgery and Special Care Dentistry.
- Director of Assessment and Feedback
My current research interests are largely within dental education specifically assessment and feedback, however I have an interest in conscious sedation and special care dentistry
I am the Lead Teacher for the Conscious Sedation and Special Care Curriculum delivering lectures seminars and clinical supervision, taking responsibility for formative assessment and feedback
I am an educational supervisor for the specialist trainnees in Special Care Dentistry and the Dental Core trainnees.
I contribute to the Cert for Dental Nurses in Consciuos Sedation.
Director of Assessment, School of Dentistry, Cardiff University.
Professor/Hon Consultant in Conscious Sedation and Special Care Dentistry 2015 onwards
Senior Clinical Lecturer/Hon Consultant Special Care Dentistry 2013-2015 in Acute Dental Services
Senior Clinical Lecturer/Hon Associate Specialist School of Dentistry Cardiff University 2012-2013
Clinical Lecturer/Hon Associate Specialist Cardiff University Dental School 2003-2012
Locum Consultant Oral Surgery 2002 (10months)
Associate Specialist in Oral Surgery 2001-2003
Department of Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology
Oral Surgery & Examination and Emergency, Cardiff.1996 - 2002
Honorary Lecturer University of Wales College of Medicine.
March 1995 – November 2001 Staff Oral Surgeon:
March 1994 - March 1995 Clinical Assistant
Examination & Emergency Clinic, Cardiff
January 1986 – March 1995 Clinical Assistant
Dept Oral Surgery, Cardiff
April 1986 - April 1990 Research Assistant
Dept Conservative Dentistry, Cardiff
January 1985 - June 1985 General Dental Practice (Part Time) Cardiff
Sept 1983-Jan 1985 Career break (following childbirth)
December 1980 - September 1983 Community Dental Officer
South Glamorgan A.H.A.
August 1979 - August 1980 Senior House Officer (Resident)
Dept Oral Surgery, Eastman Dental Hospital, London
January 1979 - July 1979 House Officer (Resident)
Dept. Oral Surgery, Cardiff
July 1978 - January 1979 House Officer
Honours and awards
DDU/Dentsply Dental Teacher of the Year (RunnerUp) 2008.
Mature Educators Excellence Award ADEE 2011
National Teaching Fellow Scholarship HEA 2012
2014 Cardiff University Sustained Excellence Award
British Association of Oral Surgeons
British Dental Association
Dental Defence Union
Dental Sedation Teachers Group
British Society of Disability and Health
Society for Advancement Anaesthesia in Dentistry
Association of National Teaching Fellows
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
DentEd Group (ADEE)
Association for the Study of Medical Education