Adam S. Cheifetz, MD

Scientific Advisory Board Member

Iain Chapple is former Director of Research for the Institute of Clinical Sciences, and former Head of the Dental School (2016-2020) at Birmingham University UK. He has written 13-textbooks and 35-chapters.

Iain was IADR Periodontal Research Group President (2006-7), European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) Treasurer (2007-2013); Workshop co-chair (2008-current); Scientific Advisory Committee Chair (2013-2016); Secretary General (2016-2019) and President of the British Society of Periodontology (2014-2015).

He was awarded: The Royal College of Surgeons Tomes medal (2011); IADR Distinguished Scientist (2018); EFP’s Eminence Award (2022) and was awarded an MBE in the 2022 Queens New Year’s Honour’s. He has published >250 papers and leads a regional periodontal service and national service for adults with Epidermolysis Bullosa. Iain lectures all over the world on a broad range of topics related to periodontal diseases but has a strong interest in mechanisms underpinning periodontal-systemic disease links and in immune-microbial interactions.