Researcher biography

Dr. Ove A. Peters joined UQ in 2020 after faculty positions in Heidelberg, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland, as well as at the University of California, San Francisco. He received his postgraduate education in endodontics at the University of Zurich and at UCSF and is certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics. He was the founding director of the postgraduate endodontic program at the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco, a professor with tenure and the Chair of the Department of Endodontics at that school.

Dr. Peters has wide-ranging research expertise and has published more than 150 manuscripts and abstracts related to endodontic technology and biology. He has authored two books, has contributed to several leading textbooks and is an associate editor for the International Endodontic Journal, an academic edoitor for PLOS One and serves on the review panel of multiple other journals. Dr Peters has received the Hans Genet Award of the European Society of Endodontology and more recently the Louis I. Grossman Award of the American Association of Endodontists. He is a member of OKU as well as as Fellow of the International and American Colleges of Dentistry.