Effie Profile Photo
Associate Professor
University of Connecticut
Farmington Connecticut UNITED STATES

Dr. Effie Ioannidou is a tenured Associate Professor and Director of the Dental Clinical Research Center at UCONN Health. She is a clinical scientist with training in Periodontology. She completed her graduate training at the University of Connecticut. Her research addresses clinical and translational questions on the anti-inflammatory effect of periodontal interventions in systemic health as well as chronic kidney disease. Recently, she developed a new line of research focusing on the sex and gender intersection in periodontitis pathogenesis and therapy.

Dr. Ioannidou is an active IADR/AADR member and recognized as a 2017 AADR Fellow. At the IADR, she played a leading role in founding the IADR Women in Science Network. She has served in the Editorial Board of the Journal of Dental Research and is currently the Associate Editor of the JDR Clinical and Translational Research and a Member-At-Large of the AADR Board of Directors.


Hands-on Workshop

12:00 pm–1:15 pm Mar 21

CC, Hall D

Dr. Robert BurneDistinguished Professor atUniversity of Florida Clifton CareyUniversity of Colorado Professor Rena D'SouzaAssociate Vice Provost for Research and Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, Health Sciences atUniversity of Utah Pamela Den BestenUniversity of California - San Francisco Dena FischerDirector of the Clinical and Practice-Based Research Program and Acting Director of the Center for Clinical Research atNIDCR/NIH Prof. Rodrigo Fran├žaAssociate Professor, Head of Dental Materials Division, atUniversity of Manitoba, College of Dentistry, Winnipeg, Canada. Leslie FriedenExtramural Training Officer atNational Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research Dr. Mark GenuisCEO atICE Health Systems Inc Dr. Effie IoannidouAssociate Professor atUniversity of Connecticut Dr. Maria KukuruzinskaProfessor, Associate Dean for Research atBoston University Purnima KumarAssociate Professor atOhio State University Dr. Mary MacDougallDean atUniversity of British Columbia Dr. Daniel McNeilEberly Distinguished Professor atWest Virginia University Dobrawa NapieralaAssociate Professor at the Center for Craniofacial Regeneration atUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham Steven OffenbacherUniversity of North Carolina Deborah PhilpDirector of the NIDCR Office of Education atNIDCR/NIH Donald RindalSenior Research Investigator & Associate Dental Director for Research atHealthPartners Martha SomermanDirector atNational Institutes of Health Dr. Heiko Spallek, DMD, PhD, MSBA(CIS)Acting Head of School and Dean, School of Dentistry atUniversity of Pittsburgh Dr. Shannon WalletAssociate Professor atUniversity of Florida Jason WanNIDCR/NIH Dr. Darien WeatherspoonProgram Director atNational Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) Dr. Jane WeintraubRozier Douglass Distinguished Professor in Dental Public Health and former Dean atUniversity of North Carolina Dr. Robert WeyantAssociate Dean of Public Health and Outreach atUniversity of Pittsburgh