Emerita Professor Cynthia Pine CBE
Emerita Professor of Dental Public Health
Cynthia Pine CBE, Emerita Professor of Dental Public Health at Barts & The London, Queen Mary University of London, is a pioneering figure in dental research and education. Focused on oral health promotion and prevention of childhood dental caries, she collaborates nationally and internationally to address health inequalities in disadvantaged communities.
She made history as the first woman to lead a UK dental school in 2003. Appointed CBE for Services to Dentistry, she holds various prestigious titles, including being the Founding President of the European Association of Dental Public Health. Recognised with awards such as the ORCA Prize for dental caries research and the IADR E.W. Borrow Memorial Award for contributions to oral health promotion, Cynthia has significantly impacted the field. Beyond academia, she was named Outstanding Guyanese of the Year by the Government of Guyana, her birthplace. With a wealth of accomplishments, her legacy extends from her role as the first Pro-Vice Chancellor International at the University of Salford to her current Emerita status, leaving an indelible mark on dental public health.