NEWELL W JOHNSON Australian Society for Microbiology Annual Scientific Meeting 2019


Professor Newell Johnson CMG, FMedSci is one of the most cited dental researchers in Australia [CoogleScholar h-index of 50]. He has a long history of collaborative research involving colleagues and projects in all continents, and is an acknowledged expert on dental caries, periodontal diseases, oral cancer and potentially malignant oral disorders and other aspects of oral pathology. This has been recognised by a Distinguished Scientist Award from the International Association of Dental Research and honorary membership of academies and scientific societies in UK, France, Argentina and Australia. He holds honorary chairs to facilitate this work in several Australian Universities and universities in India, Kenya, South Africa and the West Indies. Notable are his election to the Academy of Medical Sciences in the UK and appointment by HM The Queen to Companion of the Most Excellent Order of St Michael and St George for his contributions to oral medicine and to public health internationally. He has current active field and clinical research in Australia, Nigeria, Kenya, India, Sri Lanka, and Papua New Guinea. He has clinical strengths as a registered specialist in oral medicine, in oral pathology and in periodontology, and research strengths in epidemiology, public health policy, pathology and medicine. As a long time educator of undergraduate and postgraduate students, and having served as former Dean of the Griffith School of Dentistry and Oral Health, he continues to be active in education research, especially in relation to health sciences and dentistry.

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