Anna Maria Vierrou (Greece) – INTERIM SECRETARY GENERAL

Dr. Anna Maria Vierrou DMD, PhD

Anna-Maria Vierrou was born in Athens Greece. She obtained her DMD from the Dental School of Athens University and the Certificate in Paediatric Dentistry from the University of Connecticut Health Center, USA. She holds a PhD from the University of Athens. She also holds the National Board Dental Examination of the American Dental Association Part I and II and the American Boards of Pediatric Dentistry Part I.

She recently became Fellow of the American College of Dentists. Dr Vierrou is currently Interim Secretary General of the International Association of Paediatric Dentistry (IAPD). She has been in the Board of the IAPD since 2011, holding the positions of Representative of the Nations (2011-2015), President Elect (2015-2017), President (2017-2019), Chair of Membership Committee(2011-2013), Chair of the IT Committee (2013-2015), Chair of the Awards Committee (2015-2017), member of the Congress Site Selection and Coordination Committee (2011- today).

She held the position of Secretary General in the Organizing Committee of the 23rd IAPD Congress, Athens 2011.

Dr Vierrou has served in the Board of the Hellenic Society of Paediatric Dentistry (HSPD) for the period 1994-2017 holding the positions of Treasurer (1997-2003), Secretary General (2003-2009), Vice President (2009-2012), President (2012-2015) and Past President (2015-2017).

She was one of the paediatric dentists who signed the inauguration act of the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry (EAPD) in 1990, in Boston, USA and in the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry she has been appointed in the following positions: Councilor for Greece 2000-2004, Member of the Credentials Committee 2004-2006, Member of the Clinical affairs Committee 2006- 2012. She was appointed Moderator in the 2009 EAPD workshop for establishing the MIH guidelines and she participated in the workshops for the guidelines on the topics of Sedation, Fluoride, Space Management and Interception of Malocclusion in the developing dentition.

Dr Vierrou has been appointed as clinical instructor in the Department of Paediatric Dentistry of the University of Athens for ten years. She is the author of several scientific articles published in Greek and international journals and has participated as invited speaker, moderator and chair in several national and international congresses.

She runs a private practice limited to Paediatric Dentistry in Athens.