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Peter Loomer

Peter Michael Loomer, BSc, DDS, PhD, MRCD

Dr. Loomer is the Chairman and Clinical Professor of the Department of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry at New York University College of Dentistry (NYUCD) and the Director of Oral Health for Global Health Sciences, NYU College of Global Public Health. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto, where he obtained all of his academic and clinical specialty training. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, member of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine and the OKU Dental Honors Society. He serves as Associate Editor for the Journal Biomed Central Oral Health, and as a reviewer for many other peer-reviewed journals. Over the last 25 years, Professor Loomer has studied bone and microbial aspects of periodontal diseases. His research has a strong focus on global oral health, concentrating on improving oral health of underserved populations in Africa and India. Professor Loomer is the recipient of the Medical Research Council of Canada Medical Sciences Fellowship, the AAP Young Investigator Fellowship Award, Oral-B Dr. Robert Hutson Award for Dental Education, AAP Outstanding Educator Award, Pierre Fauchard Society Faculty Award, and New York Academy of Medicine Fellowship.

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