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This experts directory is a searchable database of Queen’s academics who are interested in talking to the media about their areas of expertise.

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Photo: Dr Gerry McKenna

School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences (MDBS)

Dr McKenna combines specialist patient care with dental education and research. His research is focused on improving oral health particularly for older adults.

Expertise: Dentistry, Oral Health, Gerodontology, Oral Health of Older People, Oral Health in Care Homes, Oral Cancer

Photo: Dr Pauline Adair

School of Psychology

Her Research interests are in the area of the development and evaluation of psychological (e.g. cognitive behaviour therapy)/behaviour change interventions to reduce the psychological sequelae of physical health conditions (cancer, chronic pain, asthma, IBD) as well as disease prevention through encouraging lifestyle change (e.g. diet/oral hygiene).

Expertise: Health behaviour change, Psychological interventions for improving quality of life of those with medical conditions (chronic pain, cancer, asthma), Oral health in children