Univ. Prof. Dr. med. Dr. med. dent. Dr. h.c. mult. Ulrich Joos

Univ. Prof. Dr. med. Dr. med. dent. Dr. h.c. mult. Ulrich Joos Direktor em. Klinik und Poliklinik für Mund- und Kiefer-, Gesichtschirurgie der Westfälischen Wilhelmsuniversität Münster

Name: Ulrich Joos, M.D., D.M.D., Ph.D., DHC, Professor
Citizenship: German

1983 Habilitation (Ph.D.)
1979 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, German BOARD examination
1979 Thesis (Doctor of Dental Medicine)
1976 Degree: Medical Surgeon
1972 Degree: Dental Surgeon

2013 Director of Muenster Craniofacial Center
1992-2013 Chairman and Director of the Department of Oral and Craniomaxillofacial and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and of the Institute of Experimental Dentistry, University Hospital of Muenster, Germany
Since 2006 also Chair of Muenster Dental School
1984-1992 Associate Professor and Vice-President, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Freiburg, Germany
1976-1984 Resident, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Freiburg, Germany
1979 Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (Head: Prof. Dr. J. Delaire), University of Nantes, France
Additional Licences
1984 "Reconstructive Plastic Surgery" and "Allergologist"
2004 "Master of Oral Medicine in Implantology"
Honors
2012 Doctor h.c. and Faculty Member of Szeged University, Hungary
2005 Honorary Member of the International Advisory Committee of the Hyderabad Cleft Society, India
2003 Honorary Member of the Spanish Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2000-2002 President of the European Association of Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons
1997 Chairman of the German Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association
1995 Vice-President of the Association Française de Stomatologie et Chirurgie Maxillo-Faciale
1994 Doctor h.c. of Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
1993 Semmelweis Medal, Honorary Member of the Association of Maxillofacial Surgery of Hungary
1990 Honorary Member of the Sociedad de Cirugia Maxilofacial de Chile
Other positions
2001-2006 Chair of the Directors' Conference of Muenster University Hospital
2006-2013 Director of Muenster University Dental School
2003-present Scientific Director of Muenster International Medical College
Professional Background

1972-79

Studies with Prof. Dr. Jean Delaire at the Clinique Universitaire de Stomatologie et de Chirurgie Maxillo-Faciale, Nantes, France
with emphasis on the treatment of facial deformities and cleft lip, alveolus and palate

1973-79

Studies with Dr. Paul Tessier, Hopital Foche, Paris, France
with emphasis on craniofacial surgery

1975-1979

Advanced training with Prof. Dr. Wilfried Schilli at Freiburg University Clinic to become an oral and maxillofacial surgeon
with emphasis on an extensive clinical and policlinical training in all areas of dental surgery and oral and maxillofacial surgery
Scientific work: Dental surgery in patients with coagulation disorders
Animal experiments on bone regeneration; experiments on cell cultures

1979

"Best of the Year" Award of the DGZMK [German Society of Dental, Oral & Craniomandibular Science] on the topic of "Characteristics of Human Pulp Cells in Cell Cultures", in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Ch. Mittermayer (Aachen/Freiburg, Germany) and Prof. Dr. B. Klaiber (Würzburg/Freiburg, Germany).

1979

Chief resident with Prof. Dr. Jean Delaire at the Clinique Universitaire de Stomatologie et de Chirurgie Maxillo-Faciale, Nantes, France.
with emphasis on the development and growth of the neurocranium and viscerocranium
Treatment of facial deformities, particularly cleft lip, alveolus and palate
Basic training in orthodontic treatment procedures

1980

Chief resident with Prof. Dr. Wilfried Schilli at the Dental and Maxillofacial Clinic of Freiburg, Germany
Lecturing assignment for dental, oral and maxillofacial diseases Licence to take dental medical state examinations
Head of consultations for facial deformities and cleft lip, alveolus and palate in Freiburg, Germany
with emphasis on tumor surgery, traumatology (fracture surgery), orthodontic surgery and the treatment of facial deformities, particularly cleft lip, alveolus and palate

1981

Head of the clinical outpatient department and the policlinic
with emphasis on the teaching and performance of dental surgery, periodontal surgery, and implantology

1982

Chief resident and permanent representative of the clinic director
Responsible for wards and surgery, clinical outpatient department and policlinic
with emphasis on facial deformities, tumor surgery, orthodontic surgery, traumatology, microsurgery

1990

Visiting Professor at Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary

1992

Professor (C4), Director of the Clinic and Policlinic for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Special Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and Experimental Dentistry at Muenster Westfalian Wilhelms University

2003

Founder and Head of Muenster International Medical College for postgraduate training at the Westfalian Wilhelms University

2011

Founder and Chairman of the German Surgery Foundation [Deutsche Chirurgie Stiftung]

2013

Retirement as Director of the Clinic and Policlinic for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Special Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and Experimental Dentistry
Founder and Medical Director of Muenster Craniofacial Center