People

The RAINDROP project is led by Christopher Vernazza and supported by Katherine Carr.

Christopher Vernazza

  • NIHR Clinician Scientist/ Clinical Lecturer
  • Centre for Oral Health Research
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01912088396
  • Christopher Vernazza is an academic pediatric dentist working in the field of health services research and undertaking clinical specialty training in Paediatric Dentistry

Katherine Carr

  • Research Assistant
  • Centre for Oral Health Research
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01912088433
  • Katherine Carr is a health economics graduate, interested researching the allocation of NHS resources to promote societal wellbeing.

The Panel

  • Dental Lead Commissioners, Local Dental Network Chairs, Public Health England Department of Public Health Consultants, Public Representatives
  • We regularly consult with a panel comprised of people responsible for the commissioning of NHS dental services in England.

The Steering Group

  • Qualitative, quantitative and contingent valuation experts, Public Health England representatives, public representatives.
  • We regularly meet with the steering group who support the project and offer a range of opinions to ensure the project remains on track.