Alessandro Leite Cavalcanti

Post-Graduate Program in Dentistry, State University of Paraíba, Brazil


Dr Alessandro Leite Cavalcanti was born in 1968 in Paraiba - Brazil, and graduated from dentistry in 1991. He received his M.S. in Paediatric Dentistry in 1997 at the University of Sao Paulo (USP) Brazil. He received his PhD in Stomatology at the Federal University of Paraiba in 2002. He has been a postdoctoral scientist at the School of Dentistry of the Federal University of Minas Gerais in Belo Horizonte, Brazil in 2014. In 2016 he was promoted to Associate Professor. Moreover, Dr. Cavalcanti holds a research productivity scholarship (Level 2) from CNPq, a Brazilian funding agency. Dr Cavalcanti has been Professor of the Public Health Dentistry Discipline at the State University of Paraiba since 2002, where he teaches both undergraduate and graduate dental students. In the postgraduate course, he also teaches about dental research and manuscript writing. He is Editor in Chief of Pesquisa Brasileira em Odontopediatria e Clinica Integrada [Brazilian Research in Pediatric Dentistry and Integrated Clinic] Journal. At the moment Dr Cavalcanti is member of the board of the IADR - International Association for Dental Research. His areas of research are Epidemiology, Pediatric Dentistry, Forensic Dentistry and Public Health. He has published over 300 articles in peer-reviewed Brazilian and international journals.

Biography Updated on 15 October 2018

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