Dr. Claudia Dellavia Curriculum Vitae

Claudia Dellavia obtained a degree in Dentistry with honors from the University of Milan, Italy, in 1999. At the same University she earned her PhD in Morphologic Sciences in 2003. She is Associate Professor of Human Anatomy at the Medical, Dental and Obstetrics School of Milan University. Since 2005 she is the Director of the Ground Sections Laboratory of the Department of Biomedical, Dental and Surgical Sciences where she focuses her research activity on: gross and functional anatomy of the stomatognatic apparatus (analysis of mandibular and neck muscles; 3D reconstructions of jaw movements; craniofacial morphology); microscopy of dental and periodontal tissues; epidemiologic evaluation of oral diseases. She authored over 70 international publications and she is speaker at national and international scientific symposia. Winner of H. M. Goldman Prize of the Italian Society of Periodontology (SIDP) for the best basic research project in 2003 and active member of SIDP since 2010. She is part of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Dental Research (2013-2016).