Mossey, Peter


  • Professor (Clinical) of Cranio Dev and Dentofacial Orthopaeds, Dentistry
  • United Kingdom

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1989 …2024

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Personal profile


  • Course Organiser, 3rd, 4th and 5th BDS Orthodontics.
  • 2nd BDS Genetics Lectures and small group seminars.
  • Lectures and small group teaching for 3rd, 4th and 5th BDS students in Clinical Orthodontics.
  • Tutor on the Postgraduate SWOP Programme.
  • Tutor in Royal College MFDS and MOrth courses.
  • Royal College Examiner for Postgraduate students in MFDS and MOrth at home and overseas.


  • Director WHO Collaborating Centre.
  • Clinical and Basic Sciences Teacher.
  • Honorary Consultant in Orthodontics.
  • Research Convenor for CLEFTSiS (Cleft Managed Clinical Network).
  • Member of Tayside Orthodontic Managed Clinical Network.
  • Member of WHO “Global Burden of Disease” Committee.
  • Section Editor for Cleft Palate Craniofacial Journal.


Involved in EU multi-centre collaborations, NIH projects and the World Health Organisation (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Craniofacial anomalies (CFA) means a significant international research remit. This involves setting up CFA research projects on treatment, quality of care aetiology and prevention of cleft lip and palate, in parts of the world where need is identified, particularly in developing countries. Also interested in 3D imaging and biomolecular research and their role in CFA research. Through the WHO has recently become involved in the Global Burden of Disease (Birth Defects) initiative with a particular interest in the problems with clefts and craniofacial anomalies in India and sub-Saharan Africa.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


  • RK Dentistry
  • cleft lip
  • cleft palate
  • craniofacial
  • genetics


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