Friedrich Wilhelm Neukam
Professor Friedrich Neukam received a DMD degree from Mainz University in 1976, and a MD degree in 1984 as well as a PhD in 1994 from Hannover University. He trained in oral and maxillofacial surgery and was a senior staff member at Hannover University Medical School. Since 1995 he has served as Chairman and Head of the Department of Oral and Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery at Erlangen-Nuremberg University Dental School. He has served as President of the Germany Society of Implantology, General Secretary and President of the European Association of Osseointegration and as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He has lectured nationally and internationally and is the author of numerous published articles. In 2010 Athens Medical University awarded him with an honorary doctorate. Professor Neukam served as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of FOR (Foundation for Oral Rehabilitation) and as a Governance Council member from 2014 to 2017.