Dental Academy


Leanna Wynne

  • Role Title: Associate Head of Education
  • Address: Dental Academy William Beatty Building Hampshire Terrace Portsmouth PO1 2QG
  • Telephone: 023 92 845379
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  • Department: Dental Academy
  • Faculty: Science


I have worked as a Dental Hygienist, Principal Lecturer in UPDA, Quality Assurance, now Associate Head Education, University of Portsmouth Dental Academy, registered with the General Dental Council.

As the Associate Head Education I am responsible for the student experience within UPDA.  This means listening to and responding to the student voice.  I am a member of the Faculty of Science Learning and Teaching Committee and liaise closely with the Departmental admissions team.

Having achieved the MA Learning and Teaching from the University of Portsmouth I am now currently undertaking the Doctorate in Education (part time) at the University of Southampton in the School Of Education.  My research interest is in preclinical simulation; the effect of new technologies on student learning and on learning and teaching practice.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Simulation, education for patient safety, the provision of care to a diverse range of patients.
  • The development of post graduate education for Dental Care Professionals
  • Lifelong learning and access to Continued Professional Development for qualified professionals.

Research profile

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