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Marco Ferrari

Marco Ferrari

Dean, School of Dental Medicine, University of Siena, Italy
Marco Ferrari, graduated from the School of Surgery and Medicine, University of Pisa in 1983 and gained his degree in General Dentistry from the University of Siena in 1987. In 1995 he took his PhD degree at the University of Amsterdam, defending a thesis on “Bonding to dental structures”. In 1997-8 he took the Postgraduate Programme in Prosthodontics at Tufts University in Boston. In July 2002 Professor Ferrari was appointed as Professor and elected Dean of School of Dental Medicine, at the University of Siena. At the University of Siena, he is also the President and Coordinator of the Undergraduate course in Dentistry in English language and Chair of the Residency Master Program in Prosthodontics Sciences. Between October 2003 and January 2006 he was Vice Rector of International Relations. In May 2005, he was also appointed Director of School of PhD in Biotechnologies. Professor Ferrari is Past President of National Conference of Schools of Dental Medicine, IADR Central European Division, European Federation of Conservative Dentistry and Academy of Dental Materials. He is President Elect of European Prosthodontic Association and of Dental Material Group of IADR. He is Full Professor of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry, University of Leeds; Research Professor of Restorative Dentistry, Tufts University-Boston; Visiting Professor at Rochester University, Eastman Center, USA and Xi’an University, 4th Biomedical University, China. From November 2012 he was the Director of the Dental and Medical Biotechnology Department of Siena University and coordinator of the Tuscan School of Dental Medicine of Florence and Siena University. In February 2019 he was appointed to the Supreme Court of Health by the Italian Minister of Health. He has been on the editorial board of several international dental journals with impact factor (Journal of Dental Research, Journal of Dentistry, Journal of Endodontics, Journal of Adhesive Dentistry, American Journal of Dentistry, Dental Materials, Acta Odontologica Croatia, Journal of Oral Sciences, Restorative Dentistry) and acts as referee of other 10 peer-reviewed impact factor dental journals. He is Scientific Editor of International Dentistry South Africa and Associate Editor of Prosthodontic Research & Practice and Clinical Editor of World Journal of Dentistry. He is Editor of the Journal of Osseointegration, Periodontics and Prosthodontics. He is author of more than 450 international publications (4/5 in dental journals with impact factor), 260 national publications and 160 abstracts presented at national and international congresses.