Anton Sculean, Switzerland
D.M.D., Dr. med. Dent., M.S., Ph.D.
Professor and Chairman
Department of Periodontology
Executive Director of the School of Dental Medicine
University of Bern
Anton Sculean is professor and chairman of the Department of Periodontology and currently the Executive Director of the School of Dental Medicine, University of Berne, Switzerland.
Professor Sculean has been a recipient of many research awards. He received honorary doctorates (Dr. h.c.) from the Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary and from the Victor Babes University in Timisoara, Romania and has authored more than 300 articles in peer-reviewed journals, 30 chapters in periodontal textbooks and has delivered more than 450 lectures at national and international meetings.
Professor Sculean serves on the editorial board of more than 12 dental journals, among others Journal of Dental Research, Journal of Clinical Periodontology, Clinical Oral Implants Research, Journal of Periodontal Research and Clinical Advances in Periodontics and is Associate Editor of Quintessence International, Clinical Oral Investigations, Section Editor of BMC Oral Health and Editor in Chief of Oral Health and Preventive Dentistry.
Professor Sculean served from 2009-2010 as president of the Periodontal Research Group of the IADR, is past president of the Swiss Society of Periodontology, the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) and the International Academy of Periodontology (IAP). He is board member of the Osteology Foundation and of the Workshop Committee of the EFP.