Patricia Pereira/ EEUU / Brasil
Dr. Patricia Pereira received her DDS degree from the University of the Planalto Central, Brasilia, Brazil, and a PhD degree in Operative Dentistry from Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU), Japan. She also spent two years as a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the same department at TMDU. Dr. Pereira has taught at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, at the University of Brasilia, Brazil, and is currently a clinical associate professor and program director of the Master’s in Operative and Esthetic Dentistry at the University of Florida. Dr. Pereira is actively involved in biomaterials research, in the area of adhesive and esthetic dentistry, involving direct and indirect adhesive procedures. She also maintains an intramural faculty practice. Dr. Pereira is a member of various professional national and international organizations, and serves on editorial boards of international journals. She has also published over 90 peer-reviewed journal articles, presented many scientific presentations and continuing education courses, both nationally and internationally, and serves as mentor for graduate students and junior faculty.