DMD, PhD, MMSc, FDS RCPS, FDS RCS(Eng), FHEA
Current Principal Positions: Chair Professor Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Chairman of the Academic Committee and Honorary Director of the National Clinical Research Center, Director of the Shanghai PerioImplant Innovation Center, Chief scientist of the Clinical Research Center of the Ninth People Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine. Executive Director, European Research Group on Periodontology network of clinical research excellence. He has been included in the China National High Talent list.
In his career he has held position in top institutions in 5 countries and 3 continents around the world, including: Tenured Full Professorships and Head of Divisions/Departments of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry at the University of Hong Kong (China), University of Connecticut Health Science Center (USA), University College London and University College London Hospitals (UK). He is Editor Emeritus of the Journal of Clinical Periodontology.
He is recognized as the leading clinical researcher in Periodontology. His work has been widely cited (H-factor=99, more than 36,000 citations), has brought him key international prizes and honors and has been featured in the international press and television. His original work and vision have contributed to the development of modern evidence-based Periodontology and Implant Dentistry through original research, consensus development conferences, novel disease classification systems and clinical guidelines that have been adopted as official policies in many countries around the world. He has advised governments and international organizations in Europe, Asia and America on oral health policies.
He has established and led to international accreditation two of the top training programs in his specialty. He is an active clinician providing specialist periodontal care to subjects with complex oral health needs. His clinical focus is on comprehensive care, minimally invasive and microsurgical interventions.
Progress in the Management of Periodontitis