Dr. Clifford Pau, Bsc., Msc., DMD.,
Dr. Clifford Pau is a Clinical Associate Professor at UBC Dentistry, teaching pharmacology in the DMD and dental hygiene programs. He also practises as a general dentist in BC, Ontario, and Hong Kong. He earned his DMD from UBC in 2004. Prior to that, he obtained his BSc and MSc degrees in pharmacology and therapeutics. His graduate research focused on the mechanism of pain and therapeutic choices. His project involved the development of a model to evaluate pharmacologic treatments for chronic pain. In recent years, Dr. Pau has collaborated with the BC Center for Disease Control, the authors of Bugs and Drugs, the ASPIRES team, and Vancouver Coastal Health to improve antibiotics use in dentistry. He is the recipient of the prestigious Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) award for 2 consecutive years, nine Part-Time Faculty Teaching Awards from UBC Faculty of Dentistry in 2017-2023, and BCDA Merit Award in 2023.