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Dr. Sheila Brear Appointed Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at UCSF School of Dentistry

May 13, 2015

Dr. Sheila BrearDr. John D.B. Featherstone, Dean of the UCSF School of Dentistry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Sheila Brear to the position of Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. Dr. Peter Sargent, who currently occupies the role, is retiring at the end of June 2015. Dr. Brear will commence her new duties as Associate Dean on July 1.

“I look forward very much to working with Dr. Brear in this new role,” states Dean Featherstone.

Dr. Brear, a general dentist and prosthodontist, completed her initial licensure in the United Kingdom at the London Hospital Medical College in 1986. After working in private practice and teaching part time in Hong Kong, she attended UC San Francisco and completed her prosthodontic training in 2000.

Following her prosthodontic training, Dr. Brear joined the faculty at UCSF as a full-time faculty member. She served as Division Chair of Clinical General Dentistry from 2005 to 2015.

Dr. Brear’s interests are in implementing evidence-based dentistry and teaching practices, minimally invasive dentistry and early detection, risk assessment and long-term management of oral disease.


Dr. Sheila Brear