Dr. Doug Brothwell is the Associate Dean (Academic) at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Manitoba.
Dr. Brothwell’s interest in Interprofessional Education and Practice stemmed from his educational and practice background as a Public Health Dentist. Working in a community setting showed him the importance of congenial and collaborative approach to patient care which brought dental professionals together with physicians, nurses, speech pathologists, pharmacists and many others to best provide care for special-needs patients. He now acts as the IPE Liaison representing the Faculty of Dentistry, working to ensure that dental professionals are integrated into future interprofessional initiatives.
Dr. Brothwell is active at a National level, and currently sits as President of the Canadian Association of Public Health Dentistry. He frequently volunteers his time on National initiatives with the Canadian Dental Association.