Raquel Mazer

Raquel Mazer, DMD, MS, MPH, has been honored as a Fellow of the International College of Dentists, USA Section, within the district encompassing Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi. She was sponsored by Dr. Toni Neumeier.

Mazer earned her DMD and MS in Dental Clinical Sciences from UAB, an MPH in Health Policy Analysis from Johns Hopkins University, and DDS from the University of São Paulo. An associate professor, she serves as Director of Community Collaborations and Director of the Division of Behavioral and Population Sciences in the Department of Clinical and Community Sciences.

Her broad range of expertise across the areas of community service, teaching, mentoring, and research includes service as an associate scientist with the Minority Health and Research Center and a scientist in the Global Center for Craniofacial, Oral and Dental Disorders. She has served the school in a variety of capacities, most recently as director of the Comprehensive Care Program within the Department of Restorative Sciences.

Mazer volunteers with the Hispanic Health Alliance, Cahaba Valley Health Care, and the UAB Minority Health Center, among other organizations. She is faculty advisor to the student chapter of the Hispanic Dental Association and a Liaison to the Associação do Grupo Brasileiro de Professores de Dentistica (Operative Dentistry Brazilian Society).

The International College of Dentists is the preeminent global dental honor society recognizing outstanding professional achievement and meritorious service while advocating for humanitarian and educational initiatives. The College honors the world’s leading dentists by awarding the prestigious title of FICD (Fellow, International College of Dentists) in 122 countries worldwide. Fellowships are extended by invitation only following a rigorous peer review process.