Health Innovator Dr. Rodrigo Salazar Gamarra Becomes Dentacoin Partner #200
Dentacoin is honored to welcome Prof. Dr. Rodrigo Salazar Gamarra, Sp, MSc, PhD as our Golden 200th Partner Dentist! Owing to his exceptional achievements as a researcher and director of the Peruvian chapter of Plus Identity Institute (+ID), Prof. Dr. Salazar received the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Award Innovators Under 35 Latin America 2018 in the Biotechnology & Medicine field.
His scientific work gained broad international coverage by top-rated media such as the Discovery Channel, BBC, National Geographic, Fox News, New York Post, Daily Mail, and others. Prof. Dr. Salazar’s research projects representing the “Plus Identity” team and the Paulista University were also featured in several traveling exhibitions in the United States and Peru.
Prof. Dr. Salazar is a dental surgeon, an internationally acknowledged health innovator and vanguard in the application of affordable 3D technologies for maxillofacial prosthodontics. “Más Identidad (+ID)” – the nonprofit organization he stays behind, promotes the rehabilitation of people who had their face affected by trauma, cancer or congenital diseases.
Trailer of the TLC Discovery Channel Documentary “Body Bizarre” where Carlito tells his story
how the +ID Methodology was used for his maxillofacial rehabilitation at the Paulista University.
Along with his scientific work, Prof. Dr. Rodrigo Salazar Gamarra acts as Health & Technology Innovation Consultant Volunteer of the Prime Minister’s Office Digital Governmental Secretariat in Perú. He owns two specialized clinics – one in São Paulo (Brazil) and one in Lima (Perú).
Using Accessible Tech Innovations to Solve Health Issues
As a firm believer in the transforming power of modern technologies, Prof. Dr. Salazar took Dentacoin’s mission to heart very naturally and decided to join our Partner Network. He has democratized the access to maxillofacial prostheses with smartphones and 3D printers. We, on our part, are striving to facilitate the access to dental care by utilizing blockchain technology.
Stepping on these shared goals, Prof. Dr. Salazar is looking forward to our future collaboration and already explores Dentacoin Currency and Apps and their application in his daily practice.
“Making specialized health care affordable and decentralized is crucial for both patients and healthcare providers. Dentacoin can be of great help in both aspects!”
Prof. Dr. Rodrigo Salazar Gamarra, Sp, MSc, PhD
Education & Career Path
Prof. Dr. Rodrigo Salazar Gamarra holds PhD and MSc degrees from the Paulista University (UNIP). He is an associated researcher at the Centro Tecnológico da Informação Renato Archer (CTI) – a public institute of the Brazilian Ministry of Science, Technology, and Innovation. Furthermore, Prof. Dr. Salazar acts as an advisor in Technological Innovation and Maxillofacial Rehabilitation for the OREMA Foundation in Santiago de Chile, which is allied to the National Cancer Institute of Chile.
He served as President of the International Association of Anaplastology (IAA) (2020-2021) and as Vice President of the Latin American Society of Maxillofacial Rehabilitation (2018-2020). Prof. Dr. Salazar also coordinates the Digital Planning elective course in the Peruvian University of Applied Sciences and leads the Digital Transformation Research Line of the Norbert Wiener University in Peru.
Check Prof. Dr. Rodrigo Salazar Gamarra’s TED Talk about “3D Technologies That Give Our Identity Back”!
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