Prof. Laura Stefanova Andreeva-Gurgurieva, DDS, MDS, PhD, DSc

Vice Dean of Clinical Affairs, Faculty of Dental Medicine, MU - Sofia

 

 

Work experience:

  • 2020  Vice Dean of Clinical Affairs, Faculty of Dental Medicine, MU - Sofia;
  • 2017  Doctor of Science - DSc degree for the study “Significancy of the intercanine distance for orthodontic treatment stability”;
  • 2016 – Professor and at present;
  • 2013 – Head  of Orthodontics Department and at present;
  • 2006-2015 – Associate professor Department of Orthodontics;
  • 2003 – PhD degree for the study “Indications for Early Orthodontic Treatment in Early Mixed Dentitions”;
  • 2005 – MSD degree in „General dentistry”;
  • 1996 – Specialization in Orthodontics in the Orthodontics Department of the University of Liege, Belgium;
  • 1995-2005 Clinical professor for postgraduates in Orthodontics in Orthodontics Department (Faculty of Dental Medicine - Sofia);
  • 1992-1995 – Senior assistant Department of Orthodontics;
  • 1992 - MSD degree in Orthodontics;
  • 1990 - MSD degree in the specialty Social Medicine and Health Management;
  • 1989-1992 – Assistant in Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dental Medicine - Sofia;
  • 1984-1989 – Assistant in the department of Social Medicine and Health Management in the Faculty of Dental Medicine - Sofia;
  • 1983-1984 – work as a dentist general practitiner;
  • 1983 – DDS degree from the Faculty of Dental Medicine - Sofia with distinction.

Education:

  • 2005 – MDS degree in „General dentistry”;
  • 1996 – Specialization in Orthodontics in the Orthodontics Department of the University of Liege, Belgium;
  • 1992 – MSD degree in Orthodontics;
  • 1990 – MSD degree in the specialty Social Medicine and Health Management;
  • 1983 – DDS degree from the Faculty of Dental Medicine - Sofia with distinction.

Scientific degree:

  • 2017 - Doctor of Science - DSc degree for the study “Significancy of the intercanine distance for orthodontic treatment stability”;
  • 2003 - PhD degree for the study “Indications for Early Orthodontic Treatment in Early Mixed Dentitions”;
  • 1995-2005 - Clinical professor for postgraduates in Orthodontics in Orthodontics Department (Faculty of Dental Medicine - Sofia);
  • 1992-1995 - Senior assistant;
  • 1989-1992 - Assistant in Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dental Medicine - Sofia;
  • 1984-1989 - Assistant in the department of Social Medicine and Health Management in the Faculty of Dental Medicine - Sofia.

Academic titles and positions:

  • 2020  Vice Dean of Clinical Affairs, Faculty of Dental Medicine, MU - Sofia;
  • 2016 – Professor and present;
  • 2013 – Head of Orthodontics Department at present;
  • 2006-2015 – Associate professor Department of Orthodontics;
  • 1995-2005 – Clinical professor for postgraduates in Orthodontics in Orthodontics Department (Faculty of Dental Medicine - Sofia);
  • 1992-1995 – Senior assistant Department of Orthodontics;
  • 1989-1992 – Assistant in Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dental Medicine - Sofia.

Administrative positions:

  • Orthodontics expert at the Ministry of Health;
  • Member of the Faculty;
  • Member of the Committee on Program Accreditation of Medical University - Sofia;
  • Member of the "Quality Assessment and Maintenance of Training Quality Committee" Ак;
  • Member of the Committee The academic staff of Medical University - Sofia.

Scientific activity:

  • Editor - journal „Orthodontics review”;
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of  “Dental Medicine”;
  • Member of the Editorial Board of “Dental Magazine”;
  • President of Bulgarian Orthodontics;
  • Member of Bulgarian Scientific Society of Dental Medicine;
  • Member of World Federation of Orthodontics;
  • Member of European Orthodontics Society;
  • Member of Bulgarian Dental Society;
  • Member of Bulgarian lingual society;
  • Scientific publications, posters, oral presentations -110;
  • Co-authors in studies – 4; 
  • Scientific projects – 5;
  • PhD supervisors – 6.

Scientific awards – 2