Mrs Rosemarie Khan
Rosemarie Khan is a dental hygienist with many years of experience. This has been gained in a wide range of settings. She has previously worked in a school of dental hygiene as a tutor, as a dental hygienist in the hospital service and in general dental practice. She has also worked in the community dental service where she managed an oral health promotion team.
In 1995, Rosemarie received the Leatherman Award. This was presented to her by the British Dental Hygienists’ Association for making an outstanding contribution to the profession of dental hygiene and in 1999 she was awarded the British Dental Association’s Medal of Honour and her name was placed on Association’s Role of Distinction in recognition of outstanding service to British dentistry. Rosemarie was also awarded an O.B.E. in the Queen’s birthday honours in 1999. This was for services to standards in dental hygiene.
In addition to the diploma in dental hygiene, Rosemarie’s qualifications include a bachelor’s degree and a masters degree in education, a diploma in dental health education, a further education teaching certificate and a certificate in dental nursing.
Rosemarie was a DCP member of the General Dental Council until October 2009. She is currently a member of the panel of inspectors for the GDC and a member of the registration assessment panel. She is also an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons, Faculty of General Dental Practice Diploma in Dental Hygiene. Rosemarie has in the past been chair of the North West Regional Group of the British Dental Hygienists Association and has held office as national president of the British Dental Hygienists Association and as a director of the International Federation of Dental Hygiene.
She is currently employed at The Greater Manchester School for Dental Care Professionals as a tutor and is registered by the General Dental Council as a dental hygienist and as a dental nurse.