- Highlife Magazine - Dental Leader Comes to Dalby

Former president of the Australian Dental Association (Queensland Branch) Dr Ralph Kelsey has been appointed to a key role at the Goondir Health Clinic in Dalby.

Dr Kelsey brings his professional experiences and passion for community services to his new position as Dental Services Team Leader at The University of Queensland School of Dentistry satellite clinic. Acting Head of School, Associate Professor Pauline Ford, described his arrival as a coup for both the region and the university.

“We’re extremely fortunate to benefit from having someone of Dr Kelsey’s calibre and standing at the Dalby clinic,” Dr Ford said. “Ralph has spoken enthusiastically about the opportunity to contribute to the knowledge and experience of future dental practitioners.”

Dr Kelsey has enjoyed a diverse career including three years working with the Ministry of Defence and Aviation in Saudi Arabia. He has worked in regional hospital dental clinics in Nambour and Ipswich and has recently been based in Central Queensland. Other achievements include having been president of the Australian Society of Endodontology and a Fellow of the International College of Dentists.

Words by Jocelyn Garcia
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