Dr. Rana Tarzemany received her dental degree in 2009, and then completed her graduate studies in the field of combined PhD and Diploma in Periodontics at the University of British Columbia (UBC). She is a certified periodontist, and current Director of the Graduate Periodontics Program at UBC, shaping the future of all certified periodontist specialists graduating from UBC. Dr. Tarzemany is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and Dental Implant Surgery.
In her research, which centers around the molecular mechanisms of wound healing and scar formation, she has received outstanding recognition and academic achievements. Most notable, in 2015, she was the first Canadian winner of the highly prestigious international Volpe Competition, which recognizes the best periodontal research from the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. Dr. Tarzemany has authored several publications in peer-reviewed journals and presented her research findings in various conferences within Canada and internationally.
In her leisure time, Rana enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, baking, and poetry. Ask her to share her poems with you!