EFP pays tribute to ‘father of periodontal medicine’ Steven Offenbacher
The periodontal world is grieving following the loss of one of its true giants, Steven Offenbacher, who passed away unexpectedly on August 9, 2018, at the young age of 67.
Dental world mourns passing of a great scientist
Ziedonis (Zie) Skobe sadly passed away at his home on August 5, 2018 at the age of 77. For many in periodontology and oral biology he was the most brilliant electron microscopist, who graced the basement floor of the old Forsyth Dental Institute at its original location at Fenway Boston.
Iain Chapple receives top award from International Association for Dental Research
The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) has awarded its 2018 Distinguished Scientist Award for Research in Periodontal Disease to EFP secretary general Iain Chapple.
EFP Research Prize goes to team led by Christoph Ramseier
The EFP Research Prize in Periodontology for 2018 has been awarded to a paper about supportive periodontal therapy written by a team led by Christoph A. Ramseier (University of Bern, Switzerland).
EFP News bulletin focuses on EuroPerio9 and success of European Gum Health Day
The latest issue of EFP News, the twice-yearly bulletin from the European Federation of Periodontology, gives pride of place to a preview of EuroPerio9, the subject of three separate articles:
Ukrainian postgraduate academy awards honorary degree to Korkud Demirel
The P.L. Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education (NMAPE) in Kiev (Ukraine) has awarded the title of “Honorary Professor of NMAPE” to Korkud Demirel, the former EFP president and chair of the EFP’s undergraduate education committee.