Christoph Hämmerle

Prof. Dr. med. dent.
Clinic of Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics
and Dental Material Science
University of Zurich
Plattenstrasse 11
8032 Zurich
Switzerland

 

Date of birth: December 8, 1956

Education

1973–1977Courses in General Sciences (Matura), Städtisches Gymnasium Thun, Switzerland
1977–1978 Studies in Natural Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland
1977–1978Studies in Natural Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland
1978–1979Studies in Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland
1979–1980Studies in Pathology, Microbiology, Pharmacology, and Oral Anatomy, School of Dental Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland
1980–1982Studies in General Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland (Graduation as DMD)
1986–1988Post Graduate Studies in Periodontology, School of Dental Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland

Postdoctoral Training

1996-98Dana-Farber Canter Institute & Harvard Medical School Boston, Postdoctoral Fellowship, Molecular Biology
1996-98Forsyth Institute, Boston, Research Fellowship, Periodontology

Licences, Certifications, Titles

1982Federal Board Examination for Dentists (Graduation as DMD) and Diploma for Dental Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland
1988"doctor medicinae dentium" (Dr. med. dent.), University of Bern, Switzerland
1990Certificate for Periodontics, Swiss Society of Periodontology
1992Lektor in Periodontology, University of Bern, Switzerland
1997Private Docent, University of Bern, Switzerland
2000Certificate for Prosthodontics, Swiss Society of Odontology

Principal Positions Held

1983–1985Full-time associate in two private practices in the Canton of Bern, Switzerland
1985Director of Dental Clinic, Dr. A. Schweitzer Hospital, Lambarene, Gabon
1986–1988Clinical Instructor, Department of Crown and Bridge Prosthodontics, University of Bern, Switzerland
1988–1989Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Stomatology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
1989–1991Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Stomatology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
1989–1991Assistant Professor, Department of Crown and Bridge Prosthodontics, University of Bern, Switzerland
1992–1997Assistant Professor and Lektor, Department of Periodontology & Fixed Prosthodontics, University of Bern, Switzerland
1997–2000Associate Professor, Department of Periodontology & Fixed Prosthodontics, University of Bern, Switzerland
1998–1999Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Physiology, University of Sydney, Australia
1999–2000Acting Chairman, Department of Periodontology & Fixed Prosthodontics, University of Bern, Switzerland
2000–presentHead and Chairman, Department of Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics and Dental Material Sciences at University of Zurich, Switzerland

Membership in Professional and Scientific Organizations

  • Association for Dental Research (IADR)
  • International Team for Oral Implantology (ITI)
  • Board Member of the Swiss Society for Reconstructive Dentistry(SSRD)
  • Chairman of the Committee for Specialisation in Reconstructive Dentistry in Switzerland
  • Swiss Society of Periodontology (SSP)
  • Swiss Society of Odontology (SSO)