Manuel Lagravere was born in Lima, Peru. He completed his degree in dental sciences (2000) and his M.S. degree (2003) at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia. After this, he came to Edmonton to start his Ph.D. degree Orthodontic Residency which was completed in July 2009. He was hired as a Research Associate of the Orthodontic Graduate Program on August 2008, and in January 2010, he became a Clinical Assistant Professor. In July 2011, he became an Assistant Professor in the Orthodontic Graduate Program and is currently teaching in the Undergrad and Postgrad Orthodontic Programs, at the University of Alberta, Canada. Lagravere is continuously involved in academia teaching and research in orthodontics supervising projects from undergrad and postgrad students, while he focuses on his main area of expertise (maxillary expansion and three-dimensional analysis). In addition, he won several awards, the most important being the Harry Sicher Research Award in 2010, and supervised a project that won the IADR Diagnostics Scientific Group award in the same year. He have published more than 30 peer-reviewed papers and has been in several places in the world giving lectures and improving his academic background.
Biography Updated on 8 August 2011