Dr. Roya Zandparsa is a Professor and Biomaterials Course Director of the Department of Prosthodontics at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. She also is the President of American Academy of Dental Science.
Dr. Roya Zandparsa received her DMD from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and MSc in Biomaterials & Biomimetics and Certificate in Prosthodontics from New York University (NYU) Graduate School of Arts and Science and New York University College of Dentistry, respectively. She completed a fellowship (ITI) in Implant Dentistry from Harvard University School of Dental Medicine, a fellowship in Academic Leadership from American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Leadership Institute, and obtained few certificates in advanced surgical implant Dentistry, Invisalign, and 6 Month Smiles.
She recently received a certificate in Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economics from Harvard Business School, and a certificate in The Iterative Innovation Process from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Dr. Zandparsa has received numerous awards during her academic career in Prosthodontics for being an outstanding scholar & clinician from NYU College of Dentistry, and Deans’ Awards for Excellence in clinical teaching from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.
Dr. Roya Zandparsa was the Chair of Strategic Planning Steering Committee at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, which charted a new vision & direction for the school.
In addition to all her teaching responsibilities, she is serving as the consultant for few dental companies and she is serving as Faculty Advisor and committee member of several different organizations.
She has been making major contribution in research in various areas, which resulted in numerous published articles and book chapters. She has been lecturing and presenting both nationally and internationally and reviewing manuscripts for the Journal of Prosthodontics, Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, and Clinical Oral Implants Research. She is also part of Editorial Board of MDPI (An Open Access Online Journal).
She is an active member of American College of Prosthodontists, American Dental Education Association & American Academy of Dental Science.
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