Spyridon Papageorgiou, Zurich


Spyridon Papageorgiou is a faculty member at the Clinic of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, Center of Dental Medicine of the University of Zurich in Switzerland. He graduated from the Dental School in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece, while he completed his orthodontic specialty training and his doctorate (Summa Cum Laude) from the University of Bonn in Germany. He has published over 100 papers in international peer-reviewed scientific journals and over 10 chapters (h-index: 21; i10-index: 37), acts as a reviewer for 30 journals, and acts as academic editor in two journals. He has co-supervised or examined over 10 theses or dissertations at Universities from 3 countries. He worked on basic science, clinical trials, and evidence-based research funded by the German Research Foundation (2013), the Greek & German State Scholarship Foundations (2015), and the European Orthodontic Society (2016). His work has received multiple awards, including the David L. Turpin Award for Evidence-Based Research (2012) and the B.F. and Helen E. Dewel Award for Clinical Research (2018) from the American Association of Orthodontists, the Chapman Prize (2018) from the British Orthodontic Society, and the Best Research Award (2015) from the Greek Orthodontic Society. His research focuses on the clinical outcome, duration, or side-effects of orthodontic treatment, evidence-based methods to identify bias in orthodontic clinical research, open / transparent research practices, and biomechanical orthodontic investigations with the finite element method.