Dr. Alejandro Lanis Selected to Lead HSDM’s Implant Dentistry Program

June 9, 2022
Dr. Lanis

Dr. Alejandro Lanis, a recognized international lecturer in digital dentistry, esthetics, prosthodontics and oral implantology, has been selected to lead Harvard School of Dental Medicine’s (HSDM) Advanced Graduate Education program in Implant Dentistry. He will serve as a member of the faculty in the department of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials Sciences (RDBS). His appointment will begin in September 2022.

Dr. German Gallucci, Raymond J. and Elva Pomfret Nagle Associate Professor and chair of RDBS, announced Dr. Lanis’ appointment and welcomed him to HSDM. “Dr. Lanis brings a high level of skill and expertise to this role. We’re looking forward welcoming him to HSDM.”

Dr. Lanis graduated from the University of Valparaiso, Chile in 2008 and completed a three-year residency program in Oral and Maxillofacial Implantology at the University of Chile in Santiago. Additionally, he has an advanced diploma in Marketing and Health Administration from the University of Chile School of Business and an advanced certification in Medical Education from Catholic University of Chile School of Medicine. In 2013, he moved to Ann Arbor, Michigan to participate as an Implant Scholar at University of Michigan School of Dentistry. During the last eight years he has practiced at a specialized center dedicated to advanced prosthodontics, implantology and digital dentistry in Santiago, Chile.

He is a member of several international academies and has published scientific articles in specialized journals and books and has collaborated as a scientific advisor with different dental implant companies worldwide. He is a fellow of the International Team for Implantology (ITI), ITI registered speaker and member of the ITI Global Education Committee. He is also a constituent member of the International College of Prosthodontics, member of the European Association for Osseointegration, member of the American Academy ofCosmetic Dentistry and fellow of the Chilean Society of Oral Implantology.

“I am very excited to join the HSDM family and be part of the RDBS department,” said Lanis. “I am completely aware of the tradition of excellence of Harvard University, and it is an honor and a great responsibility to be part of it. I am looking forward to leading the AGE program in Implant Dentistry and contributing to the training of our residents. Our commitment is not only to develop highly skilled clinicians but more important, our vision is to help in developing the future leaders in our field.”


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