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Alan G. Hannam

Professor Emeritus
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Rm: JBM 116
Tel: 604-822-4130

Rm: JBM 117
Tel: 604-822-3750
Fax: 604-822-3594

Research Areas:

Oral Neurophysiology, Muscle Function, Jaw Biomechanics, Dental Occlusion, Computer Modelling, 3D Graphics

Teaching Areas:

Occlusion and Articulation, Orofacial Pain, Temporomandibular Disorders

BDS (Adelaide) 1962; FDSRCS (Eng) 1966; PhD (Bristol) 1969; Hospital and General Dental Practice 1962-3; Commonwealth Lecturer, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Royal Dental Hospital School of Dental Surgery 1964-5; Senior Nuffield Research Fellow Department of Physiology, University of Bristol 1966-69; Assistant, Associate, and Professor, Department of Oral Biology (UBC) 1969-1997. Currently Professor, Department of Oral Health Sciences, and Associate Dean, Graduate and Postgraduate Studies, Faculty of Dentistry, UBC. Teaching and research interests include oral neurophysiology, the neuromuscular control of mastication, dental occlusion, the temporomandibular articulation, jaw biomechanics, 3D craniofacial reconstruction, and computer simulation. This material has been presented at various international research symposia, dental associations, academies, and study clubs. Publications include original research articles, reviews and contributions to textbooks on subjects relating to anatomical and functional correlates in the human masticatory system.