Dr Mario Rui Araujo – ADOHTA 2021

Dr Mario Rui Araujo

Presentation Title:
OH NO, another oral health behaviour modification presentation!PhD, MPsych, MSc(DH), RDH

Mario has PhD in Psychology (2021) by the University of Lisbon (Psychology School) and a master degree in Health Psychology (1999).

His research in the area of behaviour change focuses in the use of different technologies to enhance the oral health behaviour of patients.

He is a graduate of the Dental Hygiene Program at the University of Lisbon (1990) and earned a bachelor´s degree in Science (Dental Hygiene) from the University of Washington, Seattle (1993). He is also an International speaker in oral health behavior modification and communication skills, having delivered numerous guest lectures in various countries of the world.

He is an Adjunctive Professor and Director of the Dental Hygiene Program at Portalegre Health School. Lives in Caldas da Rainha, Portugal where he also worked as a clinical/behavioral dental hygienist. One wife, 4 kids, 3 cats and play with Lego as a Lego Serious Play Facilitator.