Dr. Ove A. Peters is the discipline lead and a professor of endodontics, as well as the Academic Director of the Oral Health Alliance at the University of Queensland, School of Dentistry. Previously he held faculty positions in Heidelberg, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland, as well as at the University of California and the University of the Pacific, both in San Francisco, CA, USA. He received his postgraduate education in endodontics at the University of Zurich and at UCSF and is certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics. He was the founding director of the postgraduate endodontic program at the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco, a professor with tenure and the Chair of the Department of Endodontics at that school.
Dr. Peters has wide-ranging research expertise and has published more than 180 manuscripts related to endodontic technology and biology. He has authored two books, contributed to several leading textbooks and is an associate editor for the International Endodontic Journal, an academic editor for PLOS One and serves on the review panels of multiple other journals. 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 a member of OKU as well as a Fellow of the International and American Colleges of Dentistry.