Researcher biography

Professor Laurence J. Walsh AO is Professor of Dental Science in the School of Dentistry at The University of Queensland. He is a registered specialist in special needs dentistry.

Laurence received his undergraduate education in dentistry at UQ and then undertook a PhD in immunopathology. He started his postdoctoral education at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School, and undertook his executive education at the Stanford University Graduate School of Management and at Harvard University.

His research interests are in advanced technologies such as lasers and biomaterials, and in dental microbiology.