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									   Scottish Dental Practice Board Members 2012 – 2013

Donald B McNicol (Chairman) joined the Board in 2002. Qualified in 1986 from Dundee
University. Committed to continuing postgraduate education, having completed the Career
Pathway as promoted by the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK). Previous experience
includes serving on LDC and GDP subcommittees and as an office bearer with the local BDA
section of the Scottish Dental Fund. Has a particular interest in restorative care and

Colin Duncan joined the Board in 2012. Having graduated from Aberdeen University in 1969
he joined Marks & Spencer plc, achieving a number of senior management positions within the
Company until his retirement in 1999. After five years in business consultancy, mentoring high
growth start-up companies, he joined NHS Ayrshire & Arran as a non-executive director until
2011. Colin is currently a member of the Accounts Commission for Scotland, Convener of the
Business Committee of Aberdeen University, and an Assessor to the University Court from Oct.
2012. His interests include travel, hill-walking, music, singing with Ayr Choral Union, family
history, and politics.

Moira Duncan graduated from Glasgow University in 2001. Completed GPT with year in
general practice in Eaglesham then spent a year with the CDS in Ayrshire and Arran. During
this time she studied for and attained MFDS RCPS Glas in 2003; worked as an associate in a
busy NHS practice in the east end of Glasgow for 4 years before moving back to Fife where she
is currently an associate in an 11 surgery NHS practice.

Linda Garwood – Joined the Board in 2012. Studied at Edinburgh University joining the Dental
School after completing a BSc in Ecological Sciences. Qualified in 1985 and worked for three
years as an associate in the Western Isles.Since1988 has been a practice principal in rural
Argyll currently works full time as a GDP and a VT multi-trainer. Completed a MClinDent(Pros)
from University of London, and remains motivated and committed to further study and CPD.

Laura A McCormick joined the Board in 2007. Qualified in 1996 from Dundee University and
has been a partner in a large NHS practice in Glasgow since 2000. She presently serves on the
LDC and GP Subcommittee. Currently a VT Adviser in the West Region. Previous experience
includes being a media spokesperson for the BDA.

Peter Ommer joined the Board in 2007. Graduated from Glasgow in 1989 and worked in
general practice for 15 years, during which, as a principal, developed a two-site multi-dentist
mixed practice. From August 2005, helped maintain and evolve NHS surgeries in areas of poor
dental access in Argyll and from May 2007 was Lead Clinician for Emergency Dental Access in
Forth Valley. He is now the Clinical Dental Director for Ayrshire & Arran.

Patricia S. Quigley WS joined the Board in 2012. She graduated in Law from Glasgow
University in 1972 and has been a qualified solicitor since 1974. For the past 26 years, she has
run her own legal practice in Edinburgh. She has been a voluntary legal adviser with Citizens
Advice Bureaux. Previous appointments include Social Security Appeals Chairman, Member of
the Competition Appeal Tribunal, Solicitor Reporter to the Law Society of Scotland Client
Relations Office and Member of the Law Society of Scotland Immigration Accreditation Panel.
She is a member of the International Association of Refugee Law Judges and, since 1997, has
been a part-time Immigration Judge. She is married with two daughters.
   Scottish Dental Practice Board Members 2012 – 2013

Dr Hamish Wilson joined the Board in 2011. He studied classics first at Aberdeen University,
and then at Emmanuel College, Cambridge where he graduated with a PhD. A change of
direction brought him into health service management, and a career which saw a succession of
posts mostly with Grampian Health Board, culminating in a Board directorship. When devolution
came to Scotland, he was invited to join the then Scottish Executive Health Department as
Head of the Primary Care Division, a post from which he retired in 2006. He was appointed CBE
later that year. Hamish is a member of the General Medical Council, Healthcare Improvement
Scotland, the Scottish Dental Practice Board, and the Scottish Advisory Board for Marie Curie.
He is also a member of the Business Committee of the General Council of Aberdeen University,
and holds an honorary professorship from Robert Gordon University. In his spare time, he is
attempting to learn Modern Greek, as well as pursuing his other interests in theatre, music and
family history, leaving little time for travel, his other main interest.

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