Jan Lindhe

2003-2007 Board Member of the Osteology Foundation 

Jan T. Lindhe, LDS, OD, Odont.Dr. (hc), MD (hc), professor

Education

1946-1954 Gossläroverket, Helsingborg, Sweden
1954-1959 Royal School of Dentistry, Malmö, Sweden,LDS
1957-1959 Graduate trainee, Department of Oral Roentgenology, University of Lund, Sweden
1960-1963 Graduate student, Department of Oral Surgery, University of Lund, Sweden
1963-1965 Graduate student, Department of Periodontology, University of Lund, Sweden
1964 Faculty of Odontology, University of Lund, OD
1967 Certificate as specialist in Periodontics,Department of Periodontology, University of Lund, Sweden
1983 School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, DMD
1985 Certificate in Periodontics,School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Teaching Positions

1957-1959 Clinical Instructor, Department of Oral, Roentgenology, University of Lund, Sweden
1960-1963 Clinical Instructor and Resident, Department of Oral Surgery, University of Lund, Sweden
1963-1965 Clinical Instructor and Resident, Department of Periodontology, University of Lund, Sweden
1964-1967 Associate professor, Department of Periodontology, University of Lund, Sweden
1967-1968 Associate professor and Chairman, Department of Periodontology, University of Umeå, Sweden
1969-2001 Professor and Chairman, Department of Periodontology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
1977-1983 Dean, School of Dentistry, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
1983-1988 Leave of absence, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
1983-1988 Dean, School of Dental Medicine, Professor of Periodontology, University of Pennsylvania, USA
1990-1993 Dean, School of Dentistry, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Membership of Scientific organisations

1959 Swedish Dental Society
1961 Scandinavian Association of Dental Research (NOF)
1964 International Association of Dental Research (IADR)
1967-1983 Gothenburg Dental Society
1969 IADR–Periodontal Research Group
1972 Scandinavian Society of Periodontology

Awards and Miscellaneous

1969 Gothenburg Dental Society Award for Basic Research, – Elanderpriset
1975 IADR Award: Basic Research in Periodontal Disease Award
1970- Associate Editor – Scandinavian Journal of Dental Research
1973-1975 Member of Editorial Board – Journal of Periodontal Research
1974-1975 Associate Editor – Journal of Clinical Periodontology
1975 Editor – Journal of Clinical Periodontology
1972 Member: Swedish Board; Subcommittee for Specialist training in Dentistry
1974 Member: Swedish Board for Dental Care Delivery (Tandvårdsdelegationen)
1975 Research Award: Swedish Dental Association (Blackska priset)
1976-1982 Member: Swedish Medical Research Board (MFR)
1995-1998 Member: Swedish Medical Research Board (MFR)
1976 Research Award: Swedish Dental Association (Miller– priset)
1976 Honorary Member: Finnish Dental Society
1978 Arthur Merrit Memorial Award
1979 Odont.Dr. H.C. University of Athens, Greece
1982 Med.Dr.H.C. University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1982- Honorary Member, American Academy of Periodontology
1982 Cordwainer Lecturer, London University, Nov. 25– Dec 4.
1984- Honorary member, Southern Academy of Periodontology
1984 Lecturer of the year Award, Academy of Advanced Dental Studies
1987 Odont. Dr. H.C., University of Århus, Denmark
1987 Sweitzer Research Award, Greater New York Academy of Prostodontics
1987 Member: National Academies of Practice Dentistry, Washington, D.C.
1991 Fellow, The Royal College of Surgeons of England
1994 Research Award: Patientmedelsfonden för odontologisk profylaxforskning
1997 Honorary member, Hellenic Society of Periodontology (HSP)
1997 Dr. H.C. University "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy
1997 Honorary member, Dutch Society of Periodontology
1998 Fellow, The Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland
1999 Honorary member, British Society of Periodontology
2006 Swedish Dental Society´s International Prize
2009 The Norton M Ross Award; American Dental Association
2009 The William J. Gies Periodontology Award; American Academy of Periodontology
2011 Odont. Dr. H.C. Tessaloniki University, Greece
2013 Distinguished Scientist Award, European Federation of Periodontology
2013 The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon, av Hans Majestät Kejsaren av Japan 3/11 2013