Brendan was an undergraduate dental student at King's taking time out to pursue an intercalated BSc in physiology before commencing clinical studies. After qualification and house jobs he moved back to the Department of Physiology to undertake full time research.
On completion of his PhD he returned to the Faculty of Dentistry, Oral & Craniofacial Sciences as a clinical lecturer. Whilst in that post he undertook and completed specialist training in Restorative Dentistry. He was appointed Senior Lecturer / Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at Dundee Dental Hospital in 1998 where he stayed until retirement in 2016.
Whilst at Dundee he took on a number of roles at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, including sitting on one of the Specialty Advisory Boards and representing the College for a term of office on the SAC in Restorative Dentistry. He also served for many years on the Council of the British Society of Prosthodontics (BSSPD) and was President in 2013/2014. Brendan worked collaboratively with the group at King's throughout his time in Dundee.
He now has an honorary role here to provide some support to Dr Coward with his postgraduate students and to continue their research.