Dr. Marin Mandradjieff currently is an Assistant Professor in the Restorative Dentistry and Comprehensive Care Department in the School of Dental Medicine. He also is the Director of the Predoctoral Endodontics Program, where he teaches and administers the endodontic didactic, lecture, preclinical, laboratory and clinical courses. Dr. Mandradjieff also is the Director of the Simulation Clinic, managing preclinical policies and activities involving professionalism, ethics, preparedness, maintenance, infection control compliance and disciplinary actions.
In 1978, Dr. Mandradjieff graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, after which he practiced as a general dentist and became involved with dental education as an instructor and clinical assistant professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry and Comprehensive Care. Not only did he instruct in all of the preclinical and clinical restorative courses and become the director of the first-year DMD restorative dentistry curriculum, he also worked in the preclinical fixed prosthodontics laboratory courses. He supplemented his interest in education by receiving his MEd, in 1988, from the School of Education at the University of Pittsburgh. In 1993, he earned a certificate in endodontics at the University of Pittsburgh, after which he practiced endodontics and continued to be involved in dental education. Since 1984, Dr. Mandradjieff has given a number of continuing education and participation courses and seminars at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine and the Pittsburgh Veterans Administration Hospital Medical Center.