Professor Dickenson is a professional and self-motivated healthcare leader with 33 years’ experience in a variety of roles within the NHS, education and Civil Service. Professor Dickenson has a unique combination of skills including workforce transformation, project management, business development, patient care and stakeholder engagement experience.
As a clinician Professor Dickenson holds dual qualifications in dentistry and medicine. He undertook postgraduate surgical training across the North East of England and the Midlands regions. In 2003 he became a consultant in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He has worked in medical and dental education, joining Health Education England as Dean of Postgraduate Education in 2014. Andrew holds a visiting professorship in health and social care at the University of Chester