This tour through the Holy Land allows participants to experience both the historical treasures and modern cosmopolitan society contained within this relatively small
land. Travel from Tel Aviv to Haifa, Caesarea, the Sea of Galilee, Nazareth, the Dead Sea and Jerusalem, a sacred city to countless millions across the world. Examine approaches to dentistry and medicine with a range of professional visits that provide insight into the medical and dental systems and challenges within this region. There will also be specialist talks throughout the itinerary.
There is also an optional extension to Petra in Jordan after the tour.
Professor Phillip Dowell qualified at The London Hospital and after a number of hospital jobs entered general practice. Some years later, after working in the West Indies, he won an international fellowship to study at the Eastman Dental Centre in the USA. He continued his post graduate studies at the University of Wales College of Medicine and subsequently taught both undergraduates and postgraduates in the area of periodontology. He is a specialist periodontist and past president of the British Society of Periodontology. Phillip Dowell has lectured both nationally and internationally and is the author of many publications. He is visiting professor at the University of Surrey and a past European President for the International College of Dentists. He has led highly successful tours to China, Ecuador, South Africa, Vietnam, Cambodia and around the Mediterranean.
Paul Johnson qualified in dentistry in Leeds in 1979 and medicine in Cambridge in 1984. He was appointed consultant in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Royal Surrey County Hospital. He lectures widely on maxillofacial and facial plastic surgery. In private practice he specialises in oral surgery, implantology and facial cosmetic surgery. Paul is experienced at leading dental tours for Jon Baines Tours.
Extension to Jordan
Ground only cost (excl international flights and transfers): USD $3,472 per person sharing. Extension cost: USD $1,113 pp sharing