Irina Dragan


(Discussion Panel Member)


Dr. Irina Dragan is Assistant Professor (tenure-track) at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (TUSDM), in the Department of Periodontology. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Her administrative responsibilities at TUSDM include serving as Director of Faculty Education and Instructional Development and Program Director for the Dental Educational Learning and Teaching Academy Fellowship. She is the Co-Course Director for Management of Complex Cases. This initiative was designed to strengthen and facilitate an interdisciplinary and interprofessional path forward for our profession that benefit clinicians (students, residents, private practitioners) and most importantly patients.

Her efforts have been recognized in 2015 with ADEA Emerging Academic Leaders Program, 2016 AAP Foundation Fellowship to attend Institute for Teaching and Learning Program and with the 2016 ADEA Chair of the Board of Directors (Presidential) Citation.

In 2016, she was recognized as the Best Romanian Student in North America. She was the only dentist selected internationally by Harvard University for the 2018 Macy Institute Program for Educators in Health Professions. Most recently she was selected as the recipient for the 2018 AAP Foundation Bud and Linda Tarrson Fellowship Award offered to periodontists pursuing academic careers in USA. In 2019, she was nominated by peer-faculty members at TUSDM for the OKU National Dental Honor Society: Honorary Faculty Membership and coordinated a interdisciplinary team that was awarded the 2019 Academy of Osseointegration 1st Place Applied Science Research Grant. Dr. Dragan was invited by the Association for Dental Education in Europe (ADEE) to serve as a consultant for several projects. She is one of the few faculty members selected to represent ADEA for the 2017 and 2019 global initiative “Shaping the Future of Dental Education” for the workshop “New Technologies and Scientific Discoveries”. She currently serves as the Chair-Elect for the ADEA SIG "Career Development for New Educators". Dr. Dragan maintains a private practice limited to periodontology and implant dentistry at Tufts Faculty Practice located in downtown Boston. (CV)



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Last Update At : 29 May 2020