Lisa JA Heitz-Mayfield
BDS (Adel), MDSc (Lund), Odont Dr (Lund)
Professor Heitz–Mayfield an Adelaide graduate, obtained a Masters Degree in Periodontology in 1996 and Doctor of Odontology in 1998 from Lund University, Sweden. Her Doctoral thesis was focused on periodontal and peri-implant tissue regeneration. She was awarded a Brånemark scholarship at the Brånemark Osseointegration Centre, Malmö, Sweden, and an ITI scholarship at the University of Berne, Switzerland. Professor Heitz-Mayfield was Head of the Oral Microbiology Research Laboratory at the University of Berne, 1999-2003. In 2002 she received the André Schroeder Research Prize for research in the field of Implant Dentistry. Her current positions include Professor at the Center for Rural and Remote Oral Health, The University of Western Australia, The University of Sydney, NSW and the University of Hong Kong. She is a Fellow of the International Team for Implantology (ITI) and the Chairman of the ITI Australasian section. Professor Heitz-Mayfield also maintains a specialist practice in West Perth, Australia.