Dean of School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University
Dr Jihua Chen
Dr Jihua Chen is the Dean of School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, Deputy Director of State Key Laboratory of Military Stomatology and Director of Shaanxi Province Key Laboratory of Dental Medicine. He is also Executive Committee Member of The International Adhesive Dentistry Association, Executive Director of Chinese Stomatological Association, Vice President of the Shaanxi Provincial Stomatological Association, Designated Chairman of the Committee of Chinese Prosthodontic Society, Director of the Committee of Army Stomatological Association, Director of the Committee of Shaanxi Provincial Prosthodontic Society and Chairman of Xi’an Adhesive Association. He has been on clinical work for 28 years, fluent in oral cavity repair and all kinds of formal operation technology field, finished special clinical treatment several times, being invited to deliver lecture on clinical techniques for more than 80 times, and is widely welcomed. As one of the famous experts of the adhesive dentistry and Prosthodontics , he has contributed a lot in the research of polymer dental materials, ceramic materials and dental bonding technology, received several awards, such as Changjiang Scholars Distinguished Professor of the Ministry of Education, ‘The Silver Star in Science and Technology’ of the the General Logistics Department, the third Award for Nation Science Development, the second Award for Military Medical Achievement and the first Award for Shaanxi Province Science Development. He also enjoys the State Council Special Allowance. He has developed wide international cooperation with Georgia Regents University, University of Michigan, Tokyo Medical and Dental University and several other world famous universities. He is the chairman of International Congress on Adhesive Dentistry (2008) and executive chairman of 2016 Silk Road International Forum on Stomatology. He has received several funds, such as program for Changjiang Scholars and Innovative Research Team in University, key project of National Science Foundation of China, Special Project of 973 program of China, major project of medical science and technology of People's Liberation Army (subitem) and other projects from National Science Foundation of China. He has published over 80 SCI papers and serves as editorial board member of Journal of Adhesive Dentistry, European Journal of Oral Science, Journal of Oral Biology etc. He holds 8 patents in prosthodontic research. He is the chief editor or master translator of 6 publications for prosthodontic text book of China national dental universities. Having supervised about 100 postgraduates, some of whom were awarded as the Excellent PhD Students of the People's Liberation Army, wins him the title of Excellent Doctoral Tutor of the Whole Army.