Heasman, Professor Peter A

Professor Peter A HeasmanProfessor of Periodontology

  • Professor of Periodontology
  • Tel: 0191 222 7825
  • GMC Code: 54212
  • Qualifications: BDS, MDS, PhD, FDSRCPS, DRDRCS
  • Special Interests

    Research ethics

  • Biography

    My research interests are: the pathogenesis of periodontal diseases; risk factors for periodontal diseases; clinical trial design; research ethics of pharmacological treatments for periodontal diseases, and the benefits of smoking cessation.

    I have published widely in the field of periodontology having over 100 research articles in refereed journals and five textbooks. 

    I have a wide-ranging teaching and clinical input into the education of undergraduates and postgraduates in Newcastle. I am a national research ethics advisor and currently chair the Northern and Yorkshire REC. I act regularly as an expert witness regarding medico-legal aspects of periodontology for defence societies.

  • Directorate


  • Hospital Base

    Dental Hospital

  • Clinics Provided

    Diagnostic, treatment and review.

  • Peter Heasman 
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