MDS (Paed & Prev Dent)
Dr. Sivakumar Nuvvula is currently working as Dean (Academics) and Head of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Narayana Dental College and Hospital, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India. He worked as Professor and Head of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry before joining the present institution. Dr Sivakumar Nuvvula graduated from Government Dental College and Hospital, Hyderabad, India in 1988 and went on to complete his Masters in Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry from the prestigious College of Dental Surgery (Manipal College of Dental Sciences), Manipal in 1992.
Dr. Sivakumar Nuvvula is one of the Past Presidents of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry (ISPPD) having served as President during 2008-09. He has also served as Executive Committee member and Vice President of ISPPD in the past. Dr Sivakumar Nuvvula a life member of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry (ISPPD), South Asian Association of Pediatric Dentistry (SAAPD), Federation of Special Care Dentistry (FSCD), Indian Dental Association (IDA), Indian Society for Dental Research (ISDR), Indian Society of Dental Traumatology (ISDT), Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) and Indian Epilepsy Association (IEA). He is also regular member of International Association of Pediatric Dentistry (IAPD), International Association of Dental Research (IADR) and International Association of Dental Traumatology (IADT).
Dr. Sivakumar Nuvvula is a fellow of Pierre Fauchard Academy (PFA) since 2006, and India and International College of Dentists (ICD), India, Nepal and Sri Lanka Section, since 2007. He also received Fellow, ISPPD award from ISPPD in 2016 and conferred with prestigious Dr BR Vacher Oration Award for the year 2018 by the ISPPD. Dr Sivakumar Nuvvula’s areas of interest in research related to Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry include Dental Anomalies, Behavioral Pediatric Dentistry, Early Childhood Caries, Early Age Orthodontics and Special Care Dentistry. He has more than 140 publications in various reputed international and national journals to his credit. He also co-authored a textbook titled ‘Pediatric Dentistry-Principles & Practice with Dr MS Muthu. He is an Academic Editor to International Journal of Dentistry, Associate Editor to Contemporary Pediatric Dentistry, Clinical Dentistry (IDA) and Contemporary Clinical Dentistry apart from Editorial board member and Peer reviewer to various national and International journals.