Retired Director of the Clinic and Policlinic for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery of Muenster Westfalian Wilhelms University

Name
  • Ulrich Joos, M.D., D.M.D., Ph.D., DHC, Professor
Citizenship
  • German
1972
  • Degree: Dental Surgeon
1976
  • Degree: Medical Surgeon
1979
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, German BOARD examination
  • Thesis (Doctor of Dental Medicine)
1983
  • Habilitation (Ph.D.)
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
1984-1992
  • Associate Professor and Vice-President, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Freiburg, Germany
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
2013
  • Director of Muenster Craniofacial Center
Additional Licences
  • 1984 "Reconstructive Plastic Surgery" and "Allergologist"
  • 2004 "Master of Oral Medicine in Implantology"
Honors
  • 1990: Honorary Member of the Sociedad de Cirugia Maxilofacial de Chile
  • 1993: Semmelweis Medal, Honorary Member of the Association of Maxillofacial Surgery of Hungary
  • 1994: Doctor h.c. of Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
  • 1995: Vice-President of the Association Française de Stomatologie et Chirurgie Maxillo-Faciale
  • 1997: Chairman of the German Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association
  • 2000-2002: President of the European Association of Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons
  • 2003: Honorary Member of the Spanish Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • 2005: Honorary Member of the International Advisory Committee of the Hyderabad Cleft Society, India
  • 2012: Doctor h.c. and Faculty Member of Szeged University, Hungary
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
  • 1995: Vice-President of the Association Française de Stomatologie et Chirurgie Maxillo-Faciale
  • 1997: Chairman of the German Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association
  • 2000-2002: President of the European Association of Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons
  • 2003: Honorary Member of the Spanish Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • 2005: Honorary Member of the International Advisory Committee of the Hyderabad Cleft Society, India
  • 2012: Doctor h.c. and Faculty Member of Szeged University, Hungary


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
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
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