Paul V. AbbottBDSc, MDS, FRACDS, FPFA, FADI, FICD, FACD
Prof. Paul Abbott AO is the Winthrop Professor of Clinical Dentistry at The University of Western Australia. He is a Specialist Endodontist and 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. He was Head of the UWA School of Dentistry and Director of the Oral Health Centre of WA from 2003-2009.
He has lectured extensively in 42 countries, has published 138 articles in refereed journals and 20 textbook chapters. He has been appointed as the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Dental Traumatology from August 2015. He also serves on Editorial Boards and Scientific Review Panels of 17 international journals. In 2004, he was awarded the University of Western Australia’s Excellence in Teaching Award for Individual Teaching, and in 2015 the University awarded him the Excellence in Teaching Award for Postgraduate Coursework Teaching.
In 2016, he received an Excellence in Teaching Award for large group teaching. He has also been awarded by the UWA Student Guild for his teaching and recently received a Commendation for Lifetime Achievement - WA Clinical Training Network Team. In June 2015, he was appointed as an Officer of the Order of Australia in recognition of his services to clinical dentistry, teaching, research, and professional societies.