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Dr Vania Hiratsuka Dalmedo

Vania

Clinical Senior Lecturer and Lead for Clinical Activities and External Engagement (Aesthetic Medicine)

Centre: Cell Biology and Cutaneous Research

Email: v.hiratsukadalmedo@qmul.ac.uk

Profile

Having qualified in Brazil at the prestigious São Paulo State University (UNESP) and obtained her specialist title in Endodontics from São Paulo City University (UNICID), Dr Hiratsuka Dalmedo has been working in the UK for the past 20 years.

The constant search for knowledge and professional advancement has led her to obtain the ‘Certificate of Facial Aesthetics Masterclass’ from the Royal College of Surgeons (England) followed by the Masters Degree in Aesthetic Medicine with Distinction from Queen Mary University of London, with the topic "Management of Bruxism and Masseteric Hypertrophy with Botulinum Toxin A".

Teaching

Dr Hiratsuka Dalmedo currently holds the post of Clinical Senior Lecturer in the Aesthetic Medicine postgraduate programme at Queen Mary University of London and in 2017 she was honoured with the 'Teacher of the Year Award' in recognition of outstanding contribution to the Aesthetic Medicine programme.

She is a module lead for the 'Cutaneous Physiology, Healing Scarring and Ageing' module and also the Lead for Clinical Activities and External Engagement, organising the annual Aesthetic Medicine Symposium for our postgraduate students.

Dr Hiratsuka Dalmedo is engaged in teaching at all levels of Aesthetic Medicine, and her expertise lies in non-surgical treatments such as Botulinum Toxin A for facial rejuvenation and bruxism, Dermal Fillers for Perioral region and Regenerative Medicine using growth factors (PRP and PRF) for facial rejuvenation and hair loss.

She has organised and participated as a tutor and speaker in many workshops in the UK and Europe, with a special interest in cadaveric courses with anatomy applied to injectables.

Research