ADOHTA QLD BRANCH MEETING 12 OCTOBER 2022
WITH GUEST LECTURER DR. SOWMYA SHETTY
Finger Food and drinks will be provided from 6:00pm
Dr Sowmya Shetty on Dental Materials 6:30pm (1hr)
Branch Activity update 7:30pm (1hr)
Meeting Close 8:30pm (CPD Certificate issued)
Dr Sowmya Shetty is a T&R academic at the School of Dentistry, The University of Queensland. Currently she is the Deputy Director for Teaching and Learning, and is also the Student Experience Coordinator for 2022. Previously she has served in a range of service roles within UQ Dentistry, including Research Higher Degrees Coordinator, interim Teaching and Learning Chair, Program Coordinator, External Engagement and Placements Coordinator.
Her research interests stemming from her PhD primarily focused on dental materials testing, especially methodology. She worked to understand dentine permeability and its relationship to both tooth sensitivity and dentine bonding effectiveness; virtual surface mapping in tooth wear; CAD/CAM, fatigue test design and evaluation; fracture surface analysis and failure forecasting. Dental Materials is a primary focus of her teaching portfolio in the early years of the dentistry curriculum.