Chairman and Head, Department of Dental Research
Dr. Siqueira received his DDS from Gama Filho University, Rio de Janeiro in 1989, and his endodontic certificate from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro in 1992. In 1996, he earned a Master’s degree and in 1998 a PhD degree in Microbiology and Immunology from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.
Dr. Siqueira is currently the Chairman and Head of the Department of Dental Research at the Iguaçu University, and Adjunct Professor at the Postgraduate Program in Dentistry at Grande Rio University, both in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Dr. Siqueira has authored the books “Treatment of Endodontic Infections” and "Endodontology: an integrated biological and clinical view", the latter sharing authorship with Domenico Ricucci, and other 8 books about Endodontics or Microbiology in Portuguese. He also authored or co-authored several chapters for leading international endodontic textbooks as well as more than 380 scientific papers. His H-index, which measures both the productivity and impact of the published work of a scientist, is 63 (SCOPUS database). Dr. Siqueira has received several international awards including the Louis I. Grossman Awards from the American Association of Endodontists in 2014 and French Endodontic Society in 2012, for cumulative publication of significant research studies that have made an extraordinary contribution to endodontics. He served as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Endodontics from 2006 to 2008. Dr. Siqueira is currently a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Journal of Endodontics and the Editorial Board of the Journal of Oral Microbiology and ENDO-Endodontic Practice Today. He also serves as a reviewer for several other international journals. His primary research interests are in the area of endodontic microbiology and infection control.