Head of the Department of Diagnostics and Radiology at the Faculty of Dentistry
University of Cape Town
Prof. M.E. Parker is the Head of the Department of Diagnostics and Radiology at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of the Western Cape. He was the Deputy Dean Teaching and Learning and Student affairs from 1997 to 2016. He is one of the first graduates from UWC. He received his Masters Degree in Dental Radiology from Kings College, University of London. He is author to over 40 publications and 3 chapters in textbooks. Prof. Parker is a well known speaker at South African and International meetings He has delivered over 60 invited lectures both locally and internationally. Prof. Parker serves on the editorial boards of two international dental journals.
Prof. Parker is the Past President of the South African Division of the International Association of Dental Research(IADR) and Secretary General of the International Association of Dentomaxillofacial Radiology. He is a member of the expert panel of the International Atomic Energy Agency(IAEA) on Radiation Protection in Dental uses of Ionosing Radiation.