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Dental Protection’s Professor Callum Youngson awarded MBE

Post date: 17/06/2024 | Time to read article: 2 mins

The information within this article was correct at the time of publishing. Last updated 17/06/2024

Professor Callum Youngson, Chair of the Dental Board and member of Council at Medical Protection Society (MPS) has received an MBE for services to Dental Education in the King’s birthday honours.

Professor Youngson has been involved in dental education for thirty years and was appointed Professor of Restorative Dentistry at the University of Liverpool in 2004. More recently, he worked as the Associate Pro-Vice Chancellor for Education in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences at the University of Liverpool.

Karen Miller, Chief Executive of MPS, said: “I am delighted that Callum’s long dedication to dental education has been recognised with an MBE. Dental Protection and the wider MPS are fortunate to have his input as Chair of the Dental Board and as a member of MPS Council. My congratulations also go to all the dentists and doctors recognised in the honours list for their valuable service.”

About Professor Callum Youngson

  • Consultant in Restorative Dentistry and Head of Conservative Dentistry in 1997 at Leeds Dental School.
  • Appointed Professor of Restorative Dentistry at Liverpool University in 2004.
  • Head of the School of Dentistry and Undergraduate Dean from 2008 until 2017.
  • Chair of the Dental Schools Council.
  • Head of the Institute of Clinical Sciences (incorporating the Schools of Dentistry, Health Sciences and Medicine) at the University of Liverpool.
  • Associate Pro-Vice Chancellor for Education, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, University of Liverpool.
  • Chair of the Dental Board and member of Council, Medical Protection Society.


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About Dental Protection

Dental Protection is a registered trademark and a trading name of The Medical Protection Society Limited (“MPS”). MPS is the world’s leading protection organisation for doctors, dentists and healthcare professionals. We protect and support the professional interests of more than 300,000 members around the world. Membership provides access to expert advice and support and can also provide, depending on the type of membership required, the right to request indemnity for any complaints or claims arising from professional practice.

Our in-house experts assist with the wide range of legal and ethical problems that arise from professional practice. This can include clinical negligence claims, complaints, medical and dental council inquiries, legal and ethical dilemmas, disciplinary procedures, inquests and fatal accident inquiries.

Our philosophy is to support safe practice in medicine and dentistry by helping to avert problems in the first place. We do this by promoting risk management through our workshops, E-learning, clinical risk assessments, publications, conferences, lectures and presentations.

MPS is not an insurance company. All the benefits of membership of MPS are discretionary as set out in the Memorandum and Articles of Association.

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