Marcelo W.B. Araujo, DDS, PhD, MS, is the CEO of ADASRI and the ADA chief science officer. He provides strategic leadership and management for ADASRI, develops collaborative opportunities for key scientific initiatives of the ADA, and is at the forefront of emerging scientific issues that affect public health, patient care, dental practice, and health programs. He holds a DDS degree and a periodontology certificate. His scientific credentials include an MS in oral science and a PhD in epidemiology, and he completed a Fellowship in periodontology teaching and clinical research. Most recently, Dr. Araujo received the Kellogg Executive Scholar Certificate in nonprofit management.