University of Western Australia
Professor Andrew Smith
Head of School, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences
Winthrop Professor Andrew Smith BDS MDSc FDSRCS FDSRCPS FRACDS(OMS) is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and is currently the Head of the School of Dentistry at the University of Western Australia.
He trained in the United Kingdom before entering academic specialist at the University of Melbourne. He is a former President of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and Chair of the Board of Studies in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons.
He was head of the Maxillofacial Unit at the Austin Hospital in Melbourne for many years, where he set up a leading oral cancer centre becoming Chair of the reference group and Board member of the North Eastern Metropolitan Integrated Cancer Service.
His clinical and research interests include the diagnosis and management of oral cancer, maxillofacial trauma and the use of technology in dental and surgical education. He has published widely.