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- Clinical Lecturer
- Restorative Dental Sciences
- Eastman Dental Institute
- Faculty of Medical Sciences
Morgana graduated from the Dental School of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil in 1993. After attending a 2 year FT residence course, she became a specialist in Endodontology at the University of São Paulo in 1996. Subsequently, she worked as an endodontist in the Army General Hospital of Sao Paulo, and as a general dentist in the Dental Public Health Service. During this period, she also became a specialist in Public Health in 1998. After this she embarked on academic development and attended a FT MSc course in Endodontics at the Piracicaba Dental School, University of Campinas, Brazil, gaining her degree in 2002. She followed this with study and research for a PhD degree in Clinical Dentistry (Endodontics) at the same univeristy; she developed part of her research in Germany (University Hospital RWTH - Aachen) in the field of molecular biology in the Oral Microbiology and Immunology Department . In 2006, she gained her degree and an honors prize from the Minister of Education of Brazil (CAPES) for one of the best PhD thesis in the field of Dentistry. She worked as a Assistant Professor at the Piracicaba Dental School, where she also participated as docent in the post-graduate programmes of the Clinical Dentistry (MSc, PhD, and continuing education courses).
Since 2008, Dr Vianna has been Programme Coordinator for the MSc and MClinDent programmes in Endodontology and in January 2013 she was appointed Deputy Director of Education for the Eastman Dental Institute. She teaches and supervises at PhD, MSc and DDS level; has successfully supervised DDS, MSc and PhD research projects at University of Campinas - Brazil in the field of endodontic microbiology and PhD at Technische Hochschule Aachen - Germany in oral microbiology. At UCL she also supervises MClinDent and MSc research students. She is also an examiner for MPhil and PhD at UCL and in Brazil.
|2010||PGCLTHE||Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education – Teaching||University College London|
|2006||PhD||Doctor of Philosophy – Clinical Dentistry||Universidade Estadual De Campinas, Sao Paulo|
|2001||MSc||Master of Science – Clinical Dentistry||Universidade Estadual De Campinas, Sao Paulo|
|1998||SPL||Specialist – Public Health|
|1996||SPL||Specialist – Endodontology||University of Sao Paulo|
|1993||BDS||Bachelor of Dental Surgery – Dentistry||University of Sao Paulo|