Dr Clare McNally completed her Assoc Degree in Dental Hygiene at Curtin University in 2000. She started at The University of Sydney as a lecturer in Bachelor of Oral Health in 2006 and completed her Master of Philosophy (Dentistry) at Sydney in 2012. Clare is in the final stages of her PhD at the University of Adelaide’s Adelaide Medical School and The Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Her project is titled: The oral health of hospitalised older inpatients. In 2018 Clare joined The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Dental School, as a Lecturer of Oral Health.y locally, interstate and internationally.