IDEM 2026: 17-19 April 2026
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Chris Peck


Prof. Chris Peck

Chris is Dean, Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore and has held senior academic roles including past Dean, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sydney, and the Vice Chancellor’s delegate responsible for developing and implementing the academic strategy for one of Australia’s largest health precincts, the Westmead Health Precinct in western Sydney.

A strong advocate for multidisciplinary patient management, Chris is a senior facial pain expert, and is involved in patient care, clinical supervision and research. Chris’ clinical interests include the management of complex orofacial pain and related disorders, and he is currently researching the transition from acute to disabling chronic pain conditions, and the standardisation of pain management.

Chris is internationally renowned for his leadership and contributions to translational pain research and for leading the clinical arm of projects involving researchers from biomedicine to mathematics. He has published widely on pain classification schemes, jaw structure and function and mechanisms of persistent pain. He has been supported by Australian competitive research grants over the past two decades.