Dr. Negin Katebi
Dr. Negin Katebi is currently serving as the Interim Program Director of Orthodontics and the Director of pre-doctoral Orthodontics at Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM). She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and runs a busy practice at the Harvard Dental Center Faculty Group Practice serving both children and adults.
Dr. Katebi received her dental degree (DDS) from Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences in Tehran. To follow her passion for research, she joined Dr. Olsen’s lab at HSDM as a postdoctoral fellow to study bone biology and extra cellular matrix for three years. She then completed her Orthodontic specialty training at HSDM and received the Doctor of Medical Sciences (DMSc) in Oral biology degree from Harvard University. During her residency, she was the recipient of the Harvard Presidential Scholarships for three consecutive years. She also won the first place in the prestigious Charley Schuultz Award presented by the American Association of Orthodontics (AAO). After completion of her training, she was invited to join the full-time faculty at Developmental Biology Department as an Instructor.
Dr. Katebi’s basic science research and collaborations are published in multiple peer-reviewed scientific journals. Her clinical research interests are related to new technologies being utilized in orthodontic treatments. Currently, she is serving as a Principal Investigator (PI) of a clinical trial study at HSDM looking at optimized ways to treat patients with clear aligners.