Dr. Hajishengallis is a Professor of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry and serves as both the Division Chief of Pediatric Dentistry and Director of the Postdoctoral Pediatric Program at Penn Dental Medicine. She completed her D.D.S in 1989 at the University of Athens in Greece, graduating with top honors. She went on to receive a Master’s degree in Oral Biology in 1994 and a Ph.D. in Immunology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1999. Before joining Penn Dental Medicine in 2012, Dr. Hajishengallis served as the Chief of the Pediatric Division at the University of Louisville. Her area of clinical interest lies in the prevention of early childhood carries and growth and development of the pediatric patient.