Norman Randall Thomas attended the University of Bristol from 1951-57 obtaining his degree in dentistry with honours and distinctions in Pathology, Bacteriology, Anatomy, Physiology and Histology and received the Gold Medal in Dentistry and Attenborough Silver medal in Prosthetic Dentistry. Consequently he was awarded a Nuffield Fellowship (Oxon) to continue medical science degree at the university of Bristol obtaining MB.BSc degree with honours in Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry in 1962. The Medical Research Council UK awarded.He enter the Royal College of Surgeons of England under the supervision of Sir Wilfred Fish CBE; MD; DDSc to pursue the specialty in Oral Pathology and Medicine. He subsequently completed clinical duties at Bristol Royal Infirmary as Registrar with a lectureship in Oral Medicine and Anatomy Physiology in the Faculty of Medicine during which time he obtained PhD at the University of Bristol in 1966 and then appointed Professor of Oral Biology at the University of Alberta ,Canada from 1968 to 1977,where he continued specialist pathology training at the Medical College of Virginia in the USA under supervision of Dr Richard Elzay obtaining the certification in Oral Pathology in 1978 and Fellowship in Dental Sciences at the Royal College of Dentists in Canada 1906. In 1990 he was created Professor Emeritus at the University of Alberta in 1990 and FADI (Academy Dentistry International ) in 1998. From 2004 he joined the Faculty at the Las Vegas Institute in Advanced Dental Studies USA and presented with ‘Lifetime Achievement award’ in 2015. He continues as Chancellor and Past International President from 1999 at the International College of Craniomandibular Orthopaedics. In 2015 he joined practice with his sons Drs Martyn Thomas BDS (U.Bris); Dr Richard Thomas DDS (Case Western Reserve U) and grandson Dr Trystan Thomas DMD (U.Man) in Edmonton Alberta Canada.