Dr. Ove A. Peters joined The University of Queensland School of Dentistry in mid-2020 as the professor of endodontics and convenor of postgraduate programs. Previously, he had held faculty positions in Heidelberg, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland, as well as at UCSF. Prior to his move to Australia, Dr. Peters was a tenured professor and chair of the Department of Endodontics at University of the Pacific in San Francisco, CA, USA. He received his postgraduate education in endodontics at the University of Zurich and at UCSF; he is certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics.
Dr. Peters has wide-ranging research expertise and has published more than 190 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals, mainly related to endodontic technology and biology. He has further authored two books and contributed to several leading textbooks in his areas of expertise. Dr. Peters has received, among other awards, the Hans Genet Award of the European Society of Endodontology and more recently the Louis I. Grossman Award of the American Association of Endodontists. He is also a Fellow of both the International and American Colleges of Dentistry.
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