Carol graduated with Honours from the University of Dundee in 1987 and worked in general practice for several years before returning to academia. She obtained a Master’s Degree in Endodontics at the University of Stellenbosch in 1998 and was appointed as a Lecturer in Endodontics at the University of Dundee where she completed her higher specialist training in Endodontics in 2004.
She is a Senior Lecturer Honorary Consultant at the University of Dundee where she is the lead for undergraduate endodontic teaching and the lead for a well-respected clinical Masters in Endodontics programme which she started in 2016.
Carol is a previous council member of the British Endodontic Society and an Opinion Leader for Dentsplysirona. She is the Director of the Membership and Engagement Group at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and a member of the Dental Executive Group. She has taught and examined widely throughout the UK and internationally and is currently an examiner for the endodontic specialist exit examination at the Royal College of Surgeons England and a postgraduate external examiner for the University of Birmingham.
Carol continues to provide a weekly specialist referral service at Edinburgh Dental Specialists where she is happy to receive all types of endodontic cases for treatment.