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Andrea Ravidà DDS MS PhD

Assistant Professor and Program Director

Dr. Andrea Ravidà is the program director of the Periodontics Department at the University of Pittsburgh. He completed his periodontal specialty training in graduate periodontics at the University of Michigan and his PhD at the University of Granada. He was a full-time clinical faculty at the University of Michigan from 2021-2022. He teaches topics related to periodontal/implant disease and implant therapy to graduate periodontal residents in the clinics and in the classroom. He also conducts clinical research focusing on peri-implantitis, periodontitis and short implants. He has published more than 70 peer-reviewed articles and conference abstracts/presentations related to periodontics and implant therapy. He is section editor of the International Journal of Oral Implantology and the Journal of Translational Medicine. He serves as a reviewer and on the editorial board for multiple international journals covering periodontics and implant dentistry. He received several other awards from the nation’s authority in periodontics and implantology (American Academy of Periodontology and Academy of Osseointegration) including the Schoor Research Award in 2020, the Educator Scholarship (2021) and William Laney Award (2020).

Education & Training
PhD, University of Granada, Spain, 2020-2023
Periodontics Dental Graduate Program, University of Michigan, 2018-2021
Periodontics Dental Postgraduate Program, University of Michigan, 2017-2018
Course in Expert in Periodontology, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain, 2016
Master of Science (MS), Complutense University of Madrid, Spain, 2015-2016
First Level Degree Course in Periodontics and Second Level Degree Course in Applied Periodontal Surgery. University “G. D'Annunzio”. Chieti, Italy, 2015
DDS Degree, Alfonso X El Sabio University of Madrid, Spain, 2009-2014
AAP Foundation Fellowship to the Institute for Teaching & Learning in the Health Professions, 2022
Educator Scholarship, 2021
Hom-Lay Wang Fellowship Award, 2021
Donald Kerr Endowed Scholarship in Periodontics and Oral Medicine, 2020
William Laney Award, 2020
Schoor Research Award, 2020
Zann Endowed Scholarship for Excellence in Periodontics, 2018