Top AAE award to UBC endodontics professor


Dr. Markus Haapasalo

Dr. Markus Haapasalo won one of the most prestigious awards given by the American Association of Endodontics: the Louis I. Grossman Award. Last given five years ago in 2014, this award recognizes an author for the cumulative publication of significant research that had made an extraordinary contribution to the field of endodontics.

Haapasalo and four additional AAE members were presented with their awards at the association’s annual meeting, known as AAE19, which took place in Montreal from April 10 to 13, 2019.

Markus Haapasalo, DDS, PhD, FRCDC, is a Professor and Chair of the Division of Endodontics in the Department of Oral Biological & Medical Science. He has authored or co-authored over 200 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals. His areas of special interest include biofilms, irrigation, persistent infections, and resorptions. Dr. Haapasalo lectures worldwide about endodontics, and is the recipient of several teaching awards.

Watch a tribute video shown during the AAE award ceremony about Dr. Haapasalo winning the Louis I. Grossman Award >>