Prof. Paul Abbott is the Winthrop Professor of Clinical Dentistry at The University of Western Australia. The Specialist Endodontist currently works in private practice on a part-time basis. Prior to taking a full-time University position in 2002, he spent 17 years in private specialist practice in Perth and Melbourne. Prof. Abbot is the former Head of the UWA School of Dentistry and Director of the Oral Health Centre of WA (2003-2009)
The dental academic has lectured extensively in 42 countries, published over 170 articles in refereed journals and 24 textbook chapters. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Dental Traumatology and has served on Editorial Boards and Scientific Review Panels of 17 international journals.
Prof. Abbott has won numerous awards for his teaching including: Excellence in Teaching Award (University of Western Australia); Teaching Award (UWA Student Guild); and Commendation for Lifetime Achievement in Clinical Supervision (WA Clinical Training Network Team). In June 2015, he was appointed Officer of the Order of Australia in recognition of his services to clinical dentistry, teaching, research and professional societies.
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