Sigmar M Rode

Board Member- President
ABEC Brasil



Full Professor – Dentistry School at Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho – UNESP, Brazil


  • President of the Brazilian Association of Scientific Editors – ABEC Brasil (2008-2012 and 2020-2024);
  • Chair of Chapter Brazil/European Association for Scientific Editors – EASE (2022-);
  • Scientific Committee Board Member of Scientific Electronic Library Online (SciELO) (2007-2012 and 2020-2024);
  • Scientific Committee Board Member of Latin American and Caribbean Health Sciences Literatures (LILACS) (2018 – );
  • Member of the Brazilian Academy of Dentistry (AcBO) (2018-);
  • Area Editor (Dentistry) of CLINICS (Elsevier journal) (2015-);
  • Area Editor (Dentistry) of Acta Cirúrgica Brasileira (Brazilian Journal) (2020-);
  • Associate Editor of Revista de Odontologia da UNESP (Brazilian Journal) (2005-);
  • Associate Editor of Acta Odontológica Latinoamericana (Argentina Journal) (1995-)
  • Advisor of Committee to evaluate Brazilian Scientific Journals of National Council of Technological and Scientific Development (CNPq) (2022-);
  • Founder of the Latin American Association of Scientific Editors (ALAEC) (2021);
  • Former Editor in Chief of Brazilian Oral Research (2006 – 2014);
  • Former President of the Brazilian Society of Dental Research (SBPqO) (1999-2000);
  • Former President of the Latin American Region of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) (2009 – 2011);
  • Hundreds of lectures and workshops on scientific publication in Brazil and abroad, aiming at the improvement of journals, as well as disseminating and facilitating access to the state of the art of scientific publications (principles of Ethic and Integrity; Open Science; Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility; UN Sustainable Goals) among other initiatives in his commitment to scholarly publishing.

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