EFP executive meets in Belgium to review strategy
Members of the “core” executive committee of the EFP are set to gather in Belgium for a two-day meeting to review the federation’s strategy and draft a new strategic plan.
EFP secretary general Nicola West: ‘I am continually looking at ways to raise and improve the profile of the EFP’
Nicola West, professor of periodontology at the University of Bristol, started a three-year term as secretary general of the EFP in March this year. In an extensive interview, she explains her priorities and talks about the federation’s international strategy, its projects with partners, the new classification of periodontal diseases, and the need to focus on communications to spread the message of “Periodontal health for a better life.”
European periodontal researchers receive awards from IADR
Leading European periodontal researchers were among the recipients of prestigious awards at the recent annual congress of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR).
More than 6,000 delegates attend SEPA’s 60th anniversary congress, where Mariano Sanz receives platinum medal
The Spanish Society of Periodontology and Osseointegration (SEPA) celebrated its 60th anniversary at a well-attended congress in Valencia from May 29 to June 1.
Lior Shapira tells international dental congress how ‘networking’ is essence of the EFP
Lior Shapira, elected member of the EFP executive committee and co-ordinator of Gum Health Day 2019, gave a presentation about the federation at a key international conference devoted to the future of dental education.
EFP prize for postgraduate research goes to studies on immunology and implants in patients with severe periodontitis
The EFP’s annual Postgraduate Research Prize was awarded at the federation’s general assembly in Bern on March 30.
EFP gives distinguished-scientist award to Giovan Paolo Pini Prato
At its recent general assembly in Bern, Switzerland, the EFP gave its Distinguished Scientist Award to Giovan Paolo Pini Prato, former professor of periodontology at the University of Florence and a world-renowned expert in periodontal surgery.