Dr. Mutlu Özcan
2003: Doctorate in Medical Sciences (Ph.D) (University of Groningen, Department of Dentistry and Dental Hygiene, The Netherlands)
2001 – 2002: Invited visiting researcher (University of Turku, Department of Prosthetic Dentistry and Biomaterials Research, Finland)
1999: Dr.med.dent. (Medical and Dental School of Cologne, Germany)
1993: Licenciate in Dentistry (DDS, Marmara University, İstanbul)
2007 – Present: Professor at the Clinical Dental Biomaterials (University Medical Center Groningen, Department of Dentistry and Dental Hygiene, The Netherlands)
2009 – Professor and Head of Dental Materials Unit (University of Zurich, Center for Dental and Oral Medicine, Clinic for Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics and Dental Materials Science, Zurich, Switzerland)
Grants and Honors
She has authored more than 300 scientific and clinical articles in peer-reviewed journals, is a well-sought lecturer, receiver of several international awards and has held numerous continuing education courses in Europe. She serves also for the editorial boards of several scientific journals. Her clinical expertise is on reconstructive dentistry and her scientific work focuses on translational research.
She has Visiting Professor positions at various universities some of which are São Paolo State University (Brazil), University of Madrid (Spain), University of Florida (USA) and University of Hong Kong (China).
She is EPA-Recognized Specialist in Prosthodontics, Honorary Secretary of the European Prosthodontic Association (EPA), Immediate Past-President of the International Association of Dental Research (IADR) / Dental Materials Group (DMG), Fellow of Academy of Dental Materials (FADM) and Fellow in Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, FDS RCPS (Glasgow).