Is Professor Emeritus and former Chairman of the Department of Prosthetic Dentistry at Umeå University, Faculty of Odontology, where he also served as Dean for 12 years. He has published more than 100 papers and has coauthored/edited two textbooks in prosthodontics. Professor Bergman has received a number of national and international awards/honorary positions. He is the present Chairman of subcommittee 8, ISO/TC 106, ”Dental Implants”.
MD heads the Brånemark Osseointegration Center in Göteborg, Sweden. His research in microcirculation in the 1950’s led to his discovery of osseointegration. Based on the principle, he developed a surgical procedure, components and instruments and the first dental patient was treated in 1965.In 1999, 750 000 patients had been treated with implants ad modum Brånemark. Since his discovery, Professor Brånemark has continued with his clinical work in addition to expanding the osseointegration principles into orthopedics, hand surgery, maxillofacial surgery and ear-nose-throat applications. Professor Brånemark is the author of 290 scientific publications and is honorary member of 15 scientific societies. He is first honorary fellow of the Academy of Osseointegration and honorary president of the Brazilian Academy of Osseointegration. In addition, he is honorary citizen of Philadelphia, USA and honorary doctorate in odontology, science, medicine and technology at 15 universities around the world.
Gunnar E. Carlsson
Is Professor Emeritus and former Chairman of the Department of Prosthetic Dentistry at Göteborg University Faculty of Odontology, where he also served as Dean for two terms. He has published more than 250 papers and coauthored/edited four major textbooks in occlusion, temporomandibular disorders, and prosthodontics, and has served on the editorial boards of several journals. He is now editor of The International Journal of Prosthodontics. Dr Carlsson har received numerous national and international awards, as well as an honorary doctorate from the University of Oslo.
New Honorary Member 1999-09-16
New Honorary Member 2004-03-04
New Honorary Member 2009