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Dr John Rippin



Dr John Rippin was a Senior Lecturer and honorary consultant in Oral Pathology who  was passionate about dentistry and a popular figure with the students with whom he often spent weekends climbing in Snowdonia. As an Oral Pathologist, he was considered to be one of the best opinions.


He played a very influential role in shaping the dental course as Chair of Curriculum Development Committee and the Medical Sciences subcommittee. In retirement he maintained close links with the school and was a Chairman of the Sands Cox Charity.


Upon his death the Dental elective bursaries were re-named The Sands Cox John Rippin Memorial Prize for Best Dental Elective Report and the John Rippin Elective Bursary

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