Principal Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (PFHEA) Awarded to Professor Chris Lynch
Professor Chris Lynch of the Cork University Dental School & Hospital has been awarded the prestigious Principal Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (PFHEA).
Professor Chris Lynch is Professor & Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at UCC. He is Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Dentistry. He is also Vice Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Chris holds a Senior Doctorate (DDSc) from Cardiff University (2019), and has been previously awarded the Award of Excellence in Dental Education from the Association for Dental Education in Europe (2014).
Fellowship demonstrates a personal and institutional commitment to professionalism in learning and teaching in higher education. There are only 5 Principal Fellows of the HEA in Ireland across all disciplines, which clearly demonstrates what a tremendous honour it is for Professor Lynch to join such a select group.
Further information on what Principal Fellowship of the HEA means can be found here: https://www.advance-he.ac.uk/fellowship/principal-fellowship.