Professor Anne-Marie Kuijpers-Jagtman Professor Emeritus, the Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Dr. Ravindra Nanda, Professor and Head of the Department of Craniofacial Sciences and Chair of the Division of Orthodontics at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine.
Professor Anne-Marie Kuijpers-Jagtman - From 1995 to September 2014 Professor Kuijpers-Jagtman served as Chairperson of the Department of Orthodontics and Craniofacial Biology at Radboudumc. She has served as Professor of Orthodontics at Universitas Indonesia in Jakarta (Indonesia) since 2009 and is a visiting professor at Wuhan University in China since 2018. She is a Past-President of the European Orthodontic Society.
Professor Kuijpers-Jagtman is leader in the development and promotion of high-quality postgraduate education in orthodontics, both nationally and internationally. She is co-founder of Network for Erasmus Based European Orthodontic Programmes (NEBEOP) and was the President until June 2017.
Professor Kuijpers-Jagtman is Editor-in-Chief of Orthodontics and Craniofacial Research, which is in the top-5 impact factor journals in orthodontics, and a member of the Editorial Board of a number of scientific journals. She has undertaken extensive research during the past 30 years in the area of cleft lip & palate and tissue reactions during orthodontic tooth movement. At present, her major interests are in clinical applications of three-dimensional (3D)-imaging and evidence-based orthodontics. She has (co)authored over 350 peer-reviewed papers, supervised 48 PhD theses and given numerous lectures in 40 countries around the globe.
Dr. Ravindra Nanda is a professor and Head of the Department of Craniofacial Sciences and Chair of the Division of Orthodontics at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. He is part of the founding faculty of School of Dental Medicine and has been at the University of Connecticut since 1972 where he also holds an Alumni Chair in the Orthodontics Division. He is an innovator of various appliances in orthodontics. His research and clinical interests include adolescent and adult orthodontics, the biology of tooth mobility, craniofacial orthopedics, biomechanics and developing efficient mechanics to deliver orthodontic care.
Dr. Nanda is a member and past-president of the North Atlantic component of the Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists. Currently, Dr. Nanda is the editor-in-chief of Progress in Orthodontics, the associate editor of Journal of Clinical Orthodontics and on the editorial board of nine national and international orthodontic journals. He has authored and edited seven textbooks and more than 200 publications and peer-reviewed journals. He has given keynote lectures in more than 40 countries and has received awards and honors from U.S and international orthodontic organizations. Most recently Dr. Nanda was honored with a Life Time Membership to the Indian Orthodontic Society (IOS), at the 8th APOC in New Delhi, India.