Professor Emeritus, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
Anna B. Fuks was born in Curitiba, Brazil, and graduated in Dentistry by the Federal University of the State of Parana. She completed her post-graduate course in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Alabam and did her residency at the Children’s Hospital of the same university. She then returned to Brazil, where she practiced and taught Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Parana until 1973. In the same year she immigrated to Israel and joined the Department of Pediatric Dentistry of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, reaching the degree of professor. Concomitant to teaching and clinical private practice, she dedicated herself to clinical and laboratory research. Being fluent in several languages, she lectured in pediatric dentistry worldwide and became an honorary member of several academies of pediatric dentistry. Dr. Fuks is a member of the editorial board of several dental journals, has received several prizes in research, has written 8 chapters in pediatric dentistry books and has published over 100 articles in many international journals. Presently, she continues teaching at the Department of Pediatric Dentistry of the Hadassah School of Dental Medicine and has a part-time private practice.