DDS, PhD, MPH
Dr. Murtomaa is Professor and Head of the Department of Oral Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland. He received his DDS in 1972 and PhD in 1977 from the University of Helsinki and Master of Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health in 1978.
He has supervised many PhD theses and is the author of several text books in dentistry. Dr. Murtomaa has served in different academic positions and has worked as a WHO consultant on several occasions. Dr. Murtomaa served as Professor in Oral Public Health in 1986 - 2014 and worked as Dean of the Institute of Dentistry in 1993 – 1998. Dr. Murtomaa has presented in several continuing education and postgraduate courses and lectured on various dental and public health related subjects, both nationally and internationally.
He is the Past President of the Association for Dental Education in Europe and a Board Member of International Federation of Dental Educators and Associations. He is also a Visiting Professor at the Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran and Kyushu Dental University, Japan.