PRESIDENT ELECT (Marcelo Bönecker)



Marcelo Bönecker (Brazil)

Professor and Chair of the Department of Paediatric Dentistry – School of Dentistry - University of Sao Paulo (USP) – Brazil.


Professor Bönecker received his MSc certificate in Paediatric Dentistry from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil (1996), PhD Certificate in Paediatric Dentistry from the same University and from the University College in London, England (1999), Post Doctoral Certificate from the Dental Research Institute of the University of Witwatersrand - South Africa (2001) and Associate Professorship  in Paediatric Dentistry from the University of Sao Paulo , Brazil (2005).


Dr. Bönecker has been conducting research in the field of Paediatric Dentistry for the past 20 years. He has published more than 90 scholarly articles in professional   peer-reviewed journals with international circulation, wrote 68 chapters in books and edited 19 books in Paediatric Dentistry. Dr. Bönecker was Editor of the Brazilian Dental Journal for five years and is currently Associate Editor of the scientific journal Brazilian Oral Research and a member of the Editorial Board of the IJPD – International Journal Paediatric Dentistry.  He lectures extensively in Latin America and is a former board member of the IAPD, having served for 4 years between 2011-2015 as Chair of the Educational Committee and Representative of the Nations.


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