Expert Council extended

The Osteology Foundation Board has elected two new members to its Expert Council: Gustavo Avila-Ortiz, USA, and Giorgio Pagni, Italy. Both have already contributed to the Foundation's activites over the last years.

Gustavo Avila-Ortiz
is Associate Professor with Tenure at the Department of Periodontics at the University of Iowa, USA, and also Director of the Visiting Scholar Program at the same department. He holds a DDS and PhD degree from the University of Granada, Spain, and also a Master degree from the University of Michigan, USA. 

Giorgio Pagni is Periodontist in private practice in Florence, Italy, and instructor at the University of Milan. He received his DDS degree from the University of Firenze, Italy, and holds a Master degree in Periodontics and Oral Medicine from the University of Michigan, USA.

The Osteology Expert Council was set up in 2010 in order to expand the Osteology Foundation's international network and improve collaboration. Currently, it has 35 members that are a valuable part of the Foundation and drivers for innovative new projects within the three committees.

Both, Gustavo Avila-Ortiz, as well as Giorgio Pagni have already tremendously contributed to past and ongoing projects of the Foundation.


Gustavo Avila-Ortiz (left), and Giorgio Pagni