Who's involved: Filippo Graziani
Filippo Graziani is an associate professor of periodontology at the University of Pisa (Italy), an honorary professor at the University of Hong Kong, and an honorary senior lecturer in periodontology at University College London (UK). He graduated (cum laude) as a doctor in dentistry in 1998 at the University of Pisa, and was awarded his PhD in oral and maxillofacial surgery in 2001 by the University of Naples. He obtained his speciality in periodontology (distinction) from the Eastman Dental Institute at University College London in 2004. Further qualifications include a master’s degree in clinical research (University of Pisa) and a speciality in oral surgery.
His research activities are focused on periodontal surgical treatment and periodontal medicine. He is the author of more than 60 articles in international journals, a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Clinical Periodontology, associate editor of Minerva Stomatologica, and a reviewer for numerous scientific journals.
He is the co-ordinator of the Periodontology, Halitosis, and Periodontal Medicine unit of the University Hospital of Pisa (www.periomed.org), and the founder of the Centre of Dental Hygiene and Periodontology, also in Pisa, where he runs his private practice in periodontology (www.cidep.it).
Prof Graziani has received the second prize for graduate research from the European Federation of Periodontology (2005), the Robinson Award from the American Academy of Periodontology (2013), the Jaccard Prize for Clinical Research from the European Federation of Periodontology (2015), and the HM Goldman Prize from the Italian Society of Periodontology (2017).
He is a member of the executive committee of the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP), and is due to become its president in 2019. He is the EFP delegate of the Italian Society of Periodontology and Implantology (SIdP), of which he is a former secretary general. Prof Graziani was the co-ordinator of European Gum Health Day 2017.