Charles Sturt University
Professor Boyen Huang
Head of School, School of Dentistry and Oral Health
Professor Boyen Huang was appointed at Charles Sturt University School of Dentistry and Health Sciences in January 2015. Before joining CSU, he held teaching and research posts at the University of Western Australia; Kyoto University; and James Cook University. He also acted as a domestic councillor to the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), the founder of the Far North Queensland Section of the IADR, and Secretary for the Australian and New Zealand Division of the IADR.
Professor Boyen Huang has also been the Asia/Pacific Councillor of the paediatric oral health group in the IADR. In addition, he is a Co-Editor-in-Chief for Oral Health and Dental Management, and a journal editorial board member for Paediatric Dental Journal, as well as Journal of Dental Research, Dental Clinics, Dental Prospects.
He is also a peer reviewer for more than a dozen scientific journals related to medicine, dentistry and public health, and an assessor/panel member of grant proposals to the National Health and Medical Research Council. Of further note, he has worked in private practice as a general and paediatric dentist. He has been teaching paediatric dentistry, dental public health, health care management, and research methods for 15 years.
His research career has focused on biological and behavioural risk factors for oral conditions. Of special interest is genetic variation as a risk factor for abnormality in dental and craniofacial morphogenesis, and the role of behaviour in oral and maxillofacial trauma.