Research Profile

Elaine Kehily


Current position:

Clinical Fellow in Restorative Dentistry, University Dental School and Hospital, Cork

August 2013-August 2014:

Senior House Officer, Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine, University Dental School and Hospital, Cork

August 2008-August 2013:

General Dental Practitioner, Loomes' Dental Practice, 118  Clonsilla Road, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15

September 2008- September 2009:

Problem-Based Learning Tutor, Dublin Dental Hospital, Lincoln Place, Dublin 2

February 2008- August 2008:

Senior House Officer in Oral Medicine/Oral Surgery in Glasgow Dental School and Hospital, Scotland

August 2007- February 2008:

Dental Practitioner for Special Needs and Paediatric Patients, Community Dental Service, Falkirk, Scotland

August 2006-August 2007:

Vocational Trainee (General Practice) with Dr. Paul Roberts at West Calder Dental Care, 1 East End, West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland

Research Grants

Start DateEnd DateAward
Development and validation of metric-based training to proficiency for dental implant placementHealth Research Board05-SEP-16€252,458.00
Development and Validation of Performace-based Metrics for Dental Implant PlacementFoundation Funded Research01-JUN-1630-MAY-17€6,035.00


Peer Reviewed Journals

(2014)''Adverse Reactions of Facial Dermal Fillers: Case Report''
Kehily E, Hayes M, McCreary C. (2014) ''Adverse Reactions of Facial Dermal Fillers: Case Report''. Journal of The Irish Dental Association, [Details]

Professional Activities

Honours and Awards

 YearTitleAwarding Body
2015UCC College of Medicine and Health student travel bursary UCC
2016Research Grant British Society of Periodontology
2016Research grant Health Research Board
2006Kerr Award for General Dentistry University College Cork

Professional Associations

 AssociationFunctionFrom / To
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow Member/
Specialist Registrars in Restorative Dentistry Group Specialist Registrars in Restorative Dentistry Representative Group/
International Association for Dental Research- Irish Division Member/

Conference Contributions

(2016)IADR Irish Division Annual Meeting,
E. Kehily, A. Roberts (2016) Implant training needs: what do our students think?. [Poster Presentation], IADR Irish Division Annual Meeting, Cork . [Details]
(2015)An audit of periodontal referrals to the Department of Restorative Dentistry, Cork University Dental School and Hospital,
Elaine Kehily (2015) Special Registrars in Restorative Dentistry/ Restorative Dentistry Group-UK conference. [Poster Presentation], An audit of periodontal referrals to the Department of Restorative Dentistry, Cork University Dental School and Hospital, Titanic Centre, Belfast . [Details]


 CommitteeFunctionFrom / To
Specialist Registrars in Restorative Dentistry Group Committee Scrutineer2015 /
Postgraduate Studies and Research Committee Chair2015 /


 EmployerPositionFrom / To
NHS Education for Scotland (NES) Vocational Trainee01-AUG-06 / 31-JUL-07
University College Cork Senior House Officer in Dental Surgery01-AUG-13 / 31-JUL-14
Dublin Dental Hospital Problem Based Learning Tutor01-SEP-08 / 30-JUN-09
Self-employed General Dental Practitioner01-SEP-08 / 30-JUN-13
University College Cork Clinical Research Fellow in Restorative Dentistry01-OCT-14 /
NHS Education for Scotland (NES) General Professional Trainee01-AUG-07 / 31-JUL-08


2008Royal College of Surgeons Glasgow Fellow in Dental SurgeryDental surgery
2006University College Cork BDS - NUIDentistry
2015UCC Postgrad Dip in Teaching & Learning in HETeaching and Learning
2014UCC Postgrad Cert. in Teaching & Learning in HETeaching and Learning

Journal Activities

 JournalRoleTo / From
Clinical Case Reports Referee-

Teaching Activities

Teaching Interests

Modules Taught 2014/2015
RD 5001 Clinical Restorative Dentistry
RD 4002 Clinical Adult Oral Health
RD 4001 Theoretical Adult Oral Health
RD 3002 Practical Restorative Dentistry

Research Information

Internal Collaborators

Prof. Anthony Gallagher University College CorkIRELAND

External Collaborators

 NameOrganisation / InstituteCountry
Prof. Rory O' Neill Tufts University School of Dental MedicineU.S.A.

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Cork University Dental School & Hospital

Wilton, Cork, Ireland