Top German university awards honorary doctorate to Harvard researcher Thomas Van Dyke
The University of Giessen in Germany has awarded an honorary doctorate to Prof. Dr. Thomas Van Dyke, chair of the Department of Applied Oral Health Sciences at the Forsyth Institute (Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA).
EFP joins key European initiative on chronic diseases
The EFP has been accepted as a collaborating partner in the Chrodis joint action, a European Union initiative, whose primary goal is “addressing chronic diseases and healthy ageing across the life cycle”.
Sören Jepsen leads EFP delegation to European Parliament to convey message that ‘gum health matters’
A top-level EFP delegation, led by president Sören Jepsen, visited the European Parliament in Brussels on June 17 for a packed agenda of meetings and networking in which they highlighted the importance of gum health to improving the health and wellbeing of European citizens, as well as public health in the European Union.
Nairn Wilson, new BDA president, calls for integrated healthcare with emphasis on prevention
Professor Nairn Wilson, honorary professor of dentistry at King’s College London, was inaugurated as the 129th president of the British Dental Association (BDA) in a ceremony at the association’s recent annual conference in Manchester.
EFP general assembly selects EuroPerio9 organising committee and takes other key decisions
The EFP executive committee meeting and general assembly took place at the Electra Palace Hotel in Athens’s historic Plaka area on March 27 and 28, 2015. The assembly swore in a new EFP president and took key decisions which included electing the organising committee for EuroPerio9.
EFP awards annual periodontology and research prizes
In 2013, the EFP introduced several awards that are conferred to people who have served in important roles on the executive committee and who have contributed significantly to the EFP and European periodontology.
Sören Jepsen voted new EFP president
The EFP has a new president. He is Sören Jepsen, professor and chairman of the Department of Periodontology, Operative and Preventive Dentistry at the University of Bonn, Germany.