Jan Lindhe was appointed professor and chairman of the Department of Periodontology at University of Gothenburg in 1969. He was the Dean of the Faculty of Odontology in Gothenburg from 1977 to 1983 and from 1990 to1993 and also served as the Dean of School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, USA, between 1983 and 1988. Jan Lindhe was Editor for 6 editions of the textbook Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry between 1983 and 2015 and served during 30 years as the Editor in chief for Journal of Clinical Periodontology. The publication list of Jan Lindhe is extensive and he has received numerous awards and honorary assignments. His contribution to periodontology and implant dentistry is outstanding and the 50 years of lecturing worldwide has been appreciated among researchers and clinicians.
1959 LDS – Royal School of Dentistry, Malmö, Sweden
1964 OD, PhD – University of Lund; Sweden
1983 DMD – School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
1967–1968 Professor and Chairman, Department of Periodontology, University of Umeå, Sweden.
1969–2001 Professor and Chairman, Department of Periodontology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
1977–1983 Dean, School of Dentistry, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
1983–1988 Dean, School of Dental Medicine, Professor of Periodontology, University of Pennsylvania, USA.
1990–1993 Dean, School of Dentistry, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
2001- Professor, Department of Periodontology, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
AWARDS AND MISCELLANEOUS
1969 Gothenburg Dental Society Award for Basic Research – Elanderpriset
1975 IADR Award: Basic Research in Periodontal Disease Award
1970 Associate Editor – Scandinavian Journal of Dental Research
1973–1975 Member of Editorial Board – Journal of Periodontal Research
1974–1975 Associate Editor – Journal of Clinical Periodontology
1975-2005 Editor – Journal of Clinical Periodontology
1975 Research Award: Swedish Dental Association (Blackska priset)
1976 Research Award: Swedish Dental Association (Miller–priset)
1976 Honorary Member: Finnish Dental Society
1978 Arthur Merrit Memorial Award
1979 Odont.Dr. H.C. University of Athens, Greece.
1982 Med.Dr.H.C. University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1982– Honorary Member, American Academy of Periodontology
1982 Cordwainer Lecturer, London University
1984– Honorary member, Southern Academy of Periodontology
1984 Lecturer of the year Award, Academy of Advanced Dental Studies
1984 Odont. Dr. H.C., University of Århus, Denmark
1987 Sweitzer Research Award, Greater New York Academy of Prostodontics.
1987 Member: National Academies of Practice Dentistry, Washington, DC
1991 Fellow ; The Royal College of Surgeons of England
1994 Research Award: Patientmedelsfonden för odontologisk profylaxforskning.
1997 Honorary member, Hellenic Society of Periodontology (HSP).
1997 Dr. H.C. University “La Sapienza”, Rome, Italy.
1997 Honorary member, Dutch Society of Periodontology
1998 Honorary Fellow; the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
2006 Swedish Dental Society´s International Prize
2009 The Norton M Ross Award; American Dental Association
2009 The William J. Gies Periodontology Award
2011 Dr. H.C. University Tessaloniki, Greece
2011 Honorary citizen, City of Padova, Italy
2012 Honorary Member, Spanish Society of Periodontology
More than 400 original research publications, textbooks, and textbook chapters