Welcome to 2018: EFP president reviews 2017 and looks ahead to the year of EuroPerio9
EFP president Gernot Wimmer, in his seasonal message to members of the 30 EFP-affiliated national societies of peridontology, highlights the federation's achievements in 2017 and looks ahead to 2018, where the highlight will be EuroPerio9 in Amsterdam in June.
EFP mourns loss of Ricardo Teles, an ‘exceptional periodontal scientist and wonderful human being’
The EFP was saddened to hear of the sudden death of Ricardo Teles, an internationally renowned periodontal scientist who was a regular participant at the EFP’s European Workshop in Periodontology.
Juan Blanco receives ‘outstanding periodontist’ award from international federation
Juan Blanco, the EFP’s immediate past president (2016-2017), has received a prestigious award from the Federación IberoPanamericana de Periodoncia (FIPP) – which represents the periodontal societies of Latin America together with those of Spain and Portugal.
EFP executive committee to propose new category of international associate member at next year’s general assembly
The EFP is pressing ahead with plans to expand internationally by creating a new category of member – countries from beyond Europe will be able to join the EFP as “international associate members.”
Iain Chapple outlines global vision for the EFP in latest edition of EFP News
In a special interview in the new edition of EFP News, secretary general Iain Chapple explains his vision of the EFP as “the global opinion leader on all issues relating to periodontal health and dental implants.”
More than 130 people have already registered for EFP Alumni
The EFP’s recently launched EFP Alumni project – a network based around the federation’s accredited postgraduate programmes in periodontology – has already attracted a large number of registrations.
2017 – a busy year for the EFP, with much more to come
This year of 2017 has been a busy time for the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP), featuring two major international workshops, the huge success of European Gum Health Day, and the approval of a new strategic plan that will guide the federation’s future.