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Dr. Susanne Scherrer

Susanne S. Scherrer graduated in 1984 with a DDS from the University of Geneva in Switzerland. She continued with a part time training in Fixed Prosthodontics from 84-89 and obtained a doctoral degree (Dr.med.dent) in 1986. From 1989-91 she was a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Texas HSC at San Antonio in the Department of Restorative Dentistry. In 2003 she obtained her Privat Docent title (PD) from the University of Geneva and is since 2015 Associate Professor. She is currently Head of Biomaterials and Head of Continuing Education at the University Clinics of Dental Medicine, in Geneva. She was President of the IADR-DMG (2001-02) and President of the Academy of Dental Materials (2002-04). In 2014 she was awarded the IADR-Distinguished ScientistWilmer Souder Award from the Dental Materials Group. She is a fellow of the Academy of Dental Materials and a fellow of the Academy of Prosthodontics. She serves on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Dental Research and the Swiss Dental Journal. Her primary area of research and publishing involves dental ceramics, mechanical properties, clinical longitudinal trials and failure analysis using fractography. She has worked as a general practitioner from 1984 until 2015 in extramural family private practices half of her time.