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World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Research on Oral Health in Deprived Communities
The University of Salford is working with the University of Liverpool's World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Research in Oral Health in Deprived Communities.
The University of Liverpool was re-designated as a WHO Collaborating Centre in 2009 under the direction of Professor Cynthia Pine.
By definition a WHO Collaborating Centre is an institution designated by the Director-General to form part of an international collaborative network carrying out activities in support of the organisations programme at all levels (WHO, 2010)
- To develop the evidence base, and provide guidance on and evaluation of, effective oral health education and oral health promotion interventions
- To contribute to Community Health Practice by evaluating mechanisms to re-orientate dental health services from a disease-reparative paradigm to a health-promoting paradigm
- To deliver training in dental public health, community health practice and research
- To promote new approaches to integrating the work of those working with children and young people in health, education and social care to enhance health and reduce inequalities
The Collaboration Centre has two delivery sites: in the School of Dental Sciences in the University of Liverpool, and within the College of Health and Social Care at the University of Salford who partner with NHS Salford to deliver the aims of the centre and Salford's Oral Health Strategy.
The centre is also conducting research internationally in Lebanon, Nigeria and China.
- Clinical Trial ISRCTN67452094 - ‘A comparison of community based preventive services to improve child dental health’. Funded by National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), conducted in partnership with NHS Salford. For further information please contact Rosy Armstrong.
- Contracting with General Dental Services* - Funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Service Delivery and Organisation programme. For further information contact Rebecca Harris
- PhD – Explaining and Improving Oral Health Routines of Low Socio-economic Status Families in Salford - Sarah Elison. Supervisor: Dr Sarah Norgate. Co Supervisors: Professor Lindsey Dugdill & Professor Cynthia Pine. For further information please contact Sarah Elison
- PhD – Effectiveness of a Global Oral Health Campaign as Applied to Populations in NW England, UK - Anna Cooper. Supervisor: Professor Lindsey Dugdill. Co-Supervisor: Professor Cynthia Pine. For further information please contact Anna Cooper
- PhD – A Comparison of Social Marketing and Primary Care Physical Hub to Enhance Uptake of Dental Services in Children - Lucy O’Malley. Supervisor: Professor Pauline Adair. Co-Supervisor: Professor Cynthia Pine. For further information please contact Lucy O’Malley
- PhD – Personal goals, core-self-evaluations, trait emotional intelligence and well-being in dentists - Alexander Montasem. Supervisor: Dr R Harris. Co-supervisor: Dr Stephen Brown. Co-supervisor: Dr Joanne Dickson
- PhD – Developing an effective working model of the use of dental therapists in dental practice teams - Ningwei Sun. Supervisor: Dr R Harris. Co-supervisor: Dr Tim Martineau
- Cochrane Review – Primary school-based behavioural interventions for preventing caries - Anna Cooper, Lucy O’Malley, Sarah N Elison, Professor Lindsey Dugdill, Professor Pauline Adair ,Rosemary Armstrong, Valerie A Featherstone, Girvan Burnside, Professor Cynthia Pine. For further information please contact Anna Cooper