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  • 5th April 2018


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Professor Thomas Dietrich Dr. med., Dr. med. dent., MPH, FDSRCS

Thomas Dietrich is Head of the Department of Oral Surgery in the School of Dentistry in the Institute of Clinical Sciences. Thomas is a clinical researcher/epidemiologist in Dental Medicine, particularly in the fields of Oral Surgery and Periodontology. He has received research grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH/USA), the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR/UK) and the European Union.
Honorary Fellowship in Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons, 2008.
Doctor medicinae, Charité, Humboldt University, 2003.
Master in Public Health, Harvard University, 2002.
Medicine, Charité, Humboldt University, 2001.
Doctor medicinae dentariae, Charité, Humboldt University, 1997.
Dentistry, Charité, Humboldt University, 1995.

Thomas Dietrich studied Dentistry and Medicine at Charité, Humboldt University in Berlin. He trained as an Oral Surgeon and worked with the Departments of Periodontology and Oral Surgery at Charité Berlin.
In 2001 he was awarded a scholarship by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) to study quantitative methods at the Harvard School of Public Health, where he graduated with an MPH in 2002.
In 2003 he joined the Department of Health Policy and Health Services Research and Department of Periodontology at Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine as Assistant and later as Associate Professor, where he pursued his interest in oral epidemiology and clinical outcomes research.
He was appointed Professor of Oral Surgery at the University of Birmingham in 2007.