Trevor Coward

Professor and consultant in maxillofacial and craniofacial rehabilitation


Trevor Coward is a professor and consultant in prosthetic facial rehabilitation with over 34 years experience of rehabilitating people with face and body prosthics.

He has a national and international reputation as a maxillofacial prosthetist, educator and innovative researcher.

He developed 2 master of science (MSc) programmes in maxillofacial and craniofacial technology. These courses have contributed to King's College London Dental Institute being recognised as a centre of excellence for training maxillofacial prosthetists and technologists.

Education and training

  • Master of philosophy (MPhil), digital technology, King's College London

  • PhD, digitised technology in maxillofacial prosthetics, King's College London

  • Fellow of the Institute of Maxillofacial Prosthetists (FIMPT)

Research interests

Trevor's research interests include:

  • 3D printing of facial prosthetics
  • colour longevity of prosthetics

His research includes publications, grants, research contracts and academic collaborations with King's College London and other craniofacial centres in the UK.

He also collaborates with overseas partners such as:

  • University of Alberta, Canda
  • University of Illinois, USA
  • Hong Kong University


  • Brian S Conroy Award (Chairmans Award) awarded for outstanding services to maxillofacial prosthetics, 2013

Last updated: May 2023

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