Prof. Dr. Bärbel Kahl-Nieke
1985: Study of Dental Medicine at the Justus-Liebig-University Gießen. 1986: Doctorate (Dr. med. dent.), Thesis "Update of the dentition table of I. Schour and M. Massler from 1941 with special consideration of premolars and wisdom teeth" Specialization in orthodontics (Fachzahnarzt für Kieferorthopädie) at the Dept. of Orthodontics, University of Cologne. 1992: Research fellow and guest-lecturer at the Dept. of Orthodontics (Chair: Prof. Ravindra Nanda), School of Dental Medicine, University of Connecticut, USA. 1994: Until 1994: Associate Professor at the Dept. of Orthodontics, University of Cologne Habilitation (Ph. D. degree) and qualification as university lecturer for dentistry with special regard to orthodontics Thesis "Long-term clinical e valuation of orthodontic treatment". Since 1998: Chair and Head of the Dept. of Orthodontics, University of Hamburg Member of the committee for postgraduate orthodontic education of local and national dental associations Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Orofacial Orthopedics. Since 2002: Head of the Center for Dental and Oral Medicine, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf Member of the Editorial Board of the World Journal of Orthodontics. 2002: President of the Annual Meeting of the German Orthodontic Society in Hamburg. Since 2003: Vice-Chair of the German Board of Orthodontics and Orofacial Orthope-dics. 2005-2009: President of the German Orthodontic Society. 2005-2011: Ombudsperson at the University of Hamburg. 2007: Research Award "Arnold-Biber-Preis" donated by DENTAURUM for the project "Age-dependent three-dimensional microcomputed tomography analysis of the human midpalatal suture" by Korbmacher H and Kahl-Nieke B. 2007-2009: Dean of Education, Medical Faculty, University of Hamburg. Since 2008: Member of the Network of Erasmus Based European Orthodontic Programs. Since 2008-2014: Vice-President of the European Federation of Orthodontics (FEO). 2009: "Teacher of the Year". 2010-2015: Member of the WFO Council. 13. 2017-16.: President of the DGZMK.