Theodore Eliades graduated from the School of Dentistry, University of Athens, Greece, and completed his Orthodontic residency at the Ohio State University with Z. Davidovitch. He earned a Master of Science degree from the Ohio State, a doctorate in medical sciences from the University of Athens, School of Medicine, and a PhD in Biomaterials with D.C. Watts from the University of Manchester, where he also obtained a DSc.
He has also received certificates in human resources management (Univ. of Athens), leadership management, cultural integration and conflict management (NLP) and completed coursework in Management (Swiss Management Center).
His research has generated 260 papers and 60 book chapters, which have received over 12000 citations and an h index of 62 (google scholar). He has edited 13 textbooks published by major houses, some of which translated into 5 languages.
He is Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and an elected Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, and the first dentist who was awarded the Fellowship grade of membership from both, the Royal Society of Chemistry, and the Institute of Physics (UK). Prof. Eliades has been Visiting Professor at King’s College London, affiliated with institutions in the US and Europe (Texas-Houston, Marquette, Manchester and Bonn), served as the Editor-in-Chief of theJournal of Dental Biomechanics, Associate Editor of the European Journal of Orthodontics, the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, and the Progress in Orthodontics.
He was the 2014 Northcroft Memorial lecturer for the British Orthodontic Society conference, the 2015 Jan Taylor Visiting Lecturer of the Australian Foundation for Orthodontic Research and Education, the 2018 Milton Sims Visiting Professor at the University of Adelaide and has been offered the 2020 Noel Martin Visiting Chair at the University of Sydney.
He served as a member of the task Force for harmonization of worldwide postgraduate orthodontic education of the World Federation of Orthodontists and the revised Erasmus guidelines committee for postgraduate orthodontic education in Europe (NEBEOP).
Work under his supervision has received the Bengt Magnuson prize of the International Association of Paediatric Dentistry, the FEO award of the European Federation of Orthodontists, and thrice the WJB Houston research poster award of the European Orthodontic Society. He has co-supervised and/or examined 50 theses at Universities in the US (Marquette), Europe (Zurich, Bern, Basel, King’s, Oslo, Bonn, Athens, Thessaloniki), Middle East (Hamdan Bin Mohammed, UAE), and Australia (Adelaide).