Taking up a brand new management function within the space of constant dental training, Penn Dental Drugs’s Markus Blatz has been named editor-in-chief of the journal Compendium of Persevering with Schooling in Dentistry. His appointment took impact with the Might 2021 problem.
Printed by AEGIS Communications, the Compendium has grow to be a longtime chief in globally acknowledged persevering with training, delivering peer-reviewed articles on new methods, analysis, and demanding points in oral well being. Dr. Blatz is simply the third editor-in-chief within the publication’s 42-year historical past, succeeding Louis F. Rose, who held the submit since 2008 and is now the journal’s editor emeritus. The late D. Walter Cohen based the Compendium throughout his tenure as Penn Dental Drugs Dean (1972-1983), on the time making the Compendium the primary university-affiliated publication to offer journal-based persevering with training.
“The Compendium has at all times held a novel and steadfast place within the ever-evolving dental media world,” stated Dr. Blatz, a professor of restorative dentistry and chair of the division of preventive and restorative sciences at Penn Dental Drugs. “It supplies extremely related academic content material for the practising dentist that mixes state-of-the-art scientific excellence with scientific rigor. Main the journal into the longer term isn’t just an unimaginable honor, however a duty that I’ll meet with nice enthusiasm.”
Dr. Blatz, who can be Assistant Dean for Digital Innovation and Skilled Growth at Penn Dental Drugs, has been a part of the college’s school since 2006. A pacesetter within the discipline of esthetic dentistry, he based the Penn Dental Drugs CAD/CAM Ceramic Heart and has led the college’s digital innovation initiative.