Our Team


Zbys qualified as a dental surgeon in 1972 and later followed it up with a Masters in Public Health from King’s College, London and a PhD from the University of São Paulo, Brazil. He has worked as an Advisor to the Ministry of Health in Bahrain and has been a member of the Cochrane Board publishing more than 60 Cochrane Systematic Reviews. His excellent achievements and immense experience will be invaluable to NFORC as he will be assisting the research team with writing future research papers for publication.


Geoff is a Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon at The Royal Bolton Hospital and East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust. Geoff is also research active in his speciality with several peer-reviewed publications under his belt. He has been a member of the NFORC Scientific Advisory Committee with a Special Interest in Dentoalveolar Surgery since 2017. In this role he contributes to the work of NFORC in several ways including sharing scientific knowledge and experience, reviewing and evaluating research proposals, developing trial protocols and funding applications and promoting research education for established surgeons and Oral and Maxillofacial trainees.