Dr Susie Dracopoulos

C12 - United Dental Hospital
The University of Sydney

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Biographical details

Dr. Susie Dracopoulos is a dental graduate of the University of Sydney (Bachelor of Dental Surgery 1992) with a Master of Education (2015). Susie’s teaching is currently focused is in the discipline of Tooth Conservation, specifically in the Preclinical Simulation Environment. As a dental clinician Susie has worked in both the public and private practice sector before joining the Dental Faculty in 2005 as a casual tutor. Susie became a Clinical Mentor in the DMD program in 2016 and has taught in the disciplines of Endodontics, Removal Prosthodontics and preclinical Fixed Prosthodontics. Susie serves as a member of the Assessment and Evaluation Committee, Curriculum and Assessment Strategy Group, Learning and Teaching Committee, eLearning committee and Continuing Education Committee.

Research interests

Student learning in the simulated environment including Virtual Simulation, Infection Control, and Four Handed Dentistry

Teaching and supervision

Unit of Study Coordinator - Foundations of Clinical Dentistry A

DMD1 & 2 Tooth Conservation discipline coordinator

Current projects

Virtual simulation


International College of Dentists

Awards and honours

Excellence in Teaching Faculty Award “Professor Roland Bryant Teaching Award” 2012

Academic eLearning Coordinator – working towards achieving a blended learning environment for students and staff

Academic Simulation Clinic Coordinator – working towards providing learning and teaching experiences in modern dental practice.

DMD1 Academic Year Coordinator – providing pastoral care and supporting students in DMD1 and beyond.


Simulation; Detnal Education

Selected grants


  • How am I tracking? Applying SRES with eNotebooks to give dental students the full picture; Currie W, Dracopoulos S, Kitching S, Leadbeatter (nee Russell) D, Lansdown K; DVC Education/Large Educational Innovation Grant.
  • Dental Infection Control: What all registered dental health practitioners need to know; Dracopoulos S, Lansdown K, Thomas H; DVC Education/Small Educational Innovation Grant.


  • eHealthMap: a collaborative core curriculum and resource repository for eHealth readiness across health professional degrees; Shaw T, Togher L, Gallagher R, Dracopoulos S, Jones C, Bero L, Smith L, Keep M, Brunner M, Lam M, Nagarajan S, McGregor D, Morris J, Cook D, Tseris E, McEntee M, Janssen A, Mann G; DVC Education/Large Educational Innovation Grant.


  • Real time Feedback for the Contemporary Dental Student; Dracopoulos S, Martin E, Werner J, Thomas H; DVC Education/Large Educational Innovation Grant.

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