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Dr. Apoena de Aguiar Ribeiro

Dr. Apoena de Aguiar Ribeiro
Associate Professor
Department of Specific Formation
Fluminense Federal University

Biography :

Dr. Apoena Ribeiro is a full-time tenured Associate Professor of Pediatric Dentistry and Cariology at the Fluminense Federal University School of Dentistry, Brazil, and a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, UNC, Chapel Hill. She received her DDS degree in 1995 from the Fluminense Federal University, Brazil, her Certificate and Master Degree in Pediatric Dentistry in 2000 from Rio de Janeiro Federal University, Brazil, and her PhD degree in Microbiology and Immunology from Rio de Janeiro Federal University, Brazil in 2006. She has been teaching Pediatric Dentistry and Cariology since 1999. She was awarded the Honorable Mention for excellence in DDS teaching 4 times. Dr. Ribeiro has received 5 grants from external funding agencies as principal investigator, and has published more than 30 peer-reviewed papers, focusing on Pediatric Dentistry, Cariology and Oral Microbiology. She is one of the main authors of the book “Pediatric Denti stry: a contemporary vision”, published in 2014, in Brazil. Her current research interests is focused primarily on translational research in the fields of AIDS, Cariology, Pediatric Dentistry, Oral Microbiology and OMICs. Dr. Ribeiro is a member of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) and the International Association for Caries Research (ORCA).

Research Interest :

Pediatric Dentistry, Cariology and Oral Microbiology, Microbiology and Immunology, Dentistry