Prof. L.J. Jin, DDS, PhD, Hong Kong
Prof. L.J. Jin, DDS, PhD, MMedSc, Odont Dr (Karolinska Inst.), FICD, FDSRCS ad hominem (Edinburgh)
Modern Dental Laboratory Professor in Clinical Dental Science
Professor of Periodontology
Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong (http://www.dental.hku.hk)
Prof. Jin is the Modern Dental Laboratory Professor in Clinical Dental Science and Professor of Periodontology at the Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong. He joined the University in 1994, and previously served as the Associate Deans for Mainland & Global Affairs (2006-2010) and Research, Innovation & Enterprise (2011-2015), respectively. He received the Fellowship in Dental Surgery (ad hominem) of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2007. Over the years, he has actively engaged in academic and professional work through serving as the Councillor of FDI World Dental Federation in Geneva (2015-), Chair of FDI Global Periodontal Health Project Task Team (2016-), Member of FDI Vision 2020 Task Team (2015.9-), and Chairs of FDI Science Committee (2012-2015) and Oral Health Atlas Task Team (2013-2015); Chair of IADR Task Group in Periodontal Disease-Global Oral Health Inequities: The Research Agenda (2009-2012) and President of IADR-Southeast Asian Division (2013-2015); President of Asian Pacific Society of Periodontology (2011-2013); Honorary Council Member of Chinese Stomatological Association (2008–); Founding Member of the Specialty Board in Periodontology of the College of Dental Surgeons of Hong Kong (2001-2017.1); Honorary Advisor of Hong Kong Society of Periodontology & Implant Dentistry (2009-); one of the Convenors of the Inaugual Belt & Road Oral Health Summit, Hong Kong in August 2017; and Chairmen of Scientific Committees of multiple international conferences. Prof. Jin has served as the editorial/advisory board members of J Dent Res (2010-2015), J Clin Periodontol (2011-), J Periodontol (2006-) and J Periodont Res (2007-). His research projects on periodontal etiopathogenesis, novel care approaches and periodontal medicine have been funded with 8 competitive grants from the Hong Kong Research Grants Council. His team has obtained multiple international prizes. He has primarily supervised the research projects for 35 postgraduates, delivered more than 180 lectures nationally and internationally, and published over 180 journal papers/book chapters.